Research Lab Assistant

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

Job Description

The Job

  • Assist in provision theological and microbiological data on raw materials, in process and finished products for product development and market decisions

Responsibilities

 

  • Assist in carrying out laboratory evaluation of raw materials, products under development and finished products to predict compliance to specifications and in establishing shelf life of new and reformulated products
  • Sampling and preliminary sample preparation for microbiological and rheological analysis
  • Assist the RFT in the development and validation of rheological and microbiological techniques/procedures for evaluation of raw materials, intermediate and finished products in food bus to assure product quality and safety
  • Conduct routine and non-routine microbiological assays of raw materials, intermediate and finished products, packaging, trade samples, samples in shelf life storage experiments, water and waste effluent
  • Assist to carry out shelf life studies on new and reformulated products to determine the effect of  processing, environment, packaging and presence of spoilage microorganisms on overall shelf life.

 

Experience

  • 2years relevant experience
  • The person must:

    • Have relevant experience
    • Have experience in carrying out basic lab functions, such as shelf-life studies, microbiological assays and data analysis

Qualification(s)

  • OND in Science Laboratory Technology or Food Science & Technology
  • Professional Certification:

    • Not Applicable

Occupations

Chemical Engineering, Bio-Engineering

Salary

Attractive