Research Chemist

  • Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
  • Nigeria
  • Feb 28, 2018
Full time Manufacturing Research

Job Description

The Job

  • Development and implementation of analytical methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision , accuracy and reliability of analytical data on raw materials and finished products.

Responsibilities

 

  • Quality assurance through evaluation of raw materials and finished products for the compliance with specifications and establishing shelf life of new and reformulated products from experimental studies
  • Develop and test chemical and selected physical analytical procedures for raw materials, intermediate and finished products to assure product quality
  • Conduct chemical analysis on raw materials to determine suitability and compliance with specifications before purchase for use and conduct analysis on products quality from trade
  • Carry out shelf life studies on new and reformulated products to support product claims in trade and to meet regulatory requirements for product registration
  • Investigate effects of raw materials substitutions on nutritional and functional properties of finished product
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment for physical ,chemical, and functional properties analysis

 

Experience

  • Have relevant experience in the FMCG Industry
  • Have experience in data analysis and chemical evaluation of raw materials and finished products
  • 5 years relevant experience

Qualification(s)

  • First Degree in Industrial Chemistry or Food Science & Technology
  • Professional Certification:

    • Membership of IPAN – Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria (IPAN) is an added advantage.

Occupations

Industrial-Manufacturing Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Salary

Attractive