Sunday, 17 February 2019

2 Laboratory Technician Jobs at Pyrethrum Company of Tanzania Ltd (PCT)


2 Laboratory Technicians

Location: Iringa, Tanzania

PCT owns and operates a pyrethrum processing factory in Mafinga, Mufindi District- Iringa region, Tanzania. PCT is seeking to fill the position of Laboratory Technician.

The primary purpose: The primary purpose is to perform laboratory tests, reviewing the accuracy of testing results and initiating investigation, reagent preparation and proper handling of chemicals.

Essential Functions:

  • Making sure that all QC practices/procedures are followed in all analytical work
  • Reviewing the accuracy of testing results and initiating investigations when results do not conform to specifications.
  • Sampling and preparation of pyrethrum flower samples and other samples using the approved procedures.
  • Perform laboratory tests using Standard Operating Procedures to produce reliable and precise data.
  • Carrying out calibration of equipment according to schedules and record results on appropriate log books.
  • Making sure all equipment is kept clean at all times.
  • Proper handling of chemicals and making sure chemicals and reagents are stored properly.
  • Preparation and labeling of reagents and standard solutions and making sure expired chemicals and reagents are not used in analytical work.
  • Supervising junior staff when necessary by making sure they follow instructions as per established SOPs.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices in the laboratory while adhering to correct health and safety guidelines
  • Perform and other duties as may be assigned by the Quality Control Manager or Process Chemist.

Education:

Diploma in Laboratory Science and Technology from any reputable Institution.
Basic Chemical process overview

Work Experience:

Minimum Required: 1 year agro- processing or chemical industry experience preferred.

Skill Specialized skills/knowledge needed for the job:

  • Ability to use technical equipment with accuracy.
  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills:
  • Communicating clearly, both verbally and in writing, in order to create a clear and communicative environment with co-workers in the laboratory; o being able to read and write technical reports; and


Analytical and critical-thinking skill:

  • Being precise and accurate in their analyses, since errors could invalidate results.


Organizational and time management skills and meticulous attention to detail:

  • Carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies in performing analyses;


To Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume in English, including your salary expectations, to Human Resources Manager. Email: hr@pct.co.tz

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged reception of their applications. Application closing date: Friday 22nd February, 2019. Please ensure that you mention mabumbe.com as the source of this job advertisement.

APPLY TO: hr@pct.co.tz


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