Vacancy title:
Lab Technician Micro-Nw
[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Admin & Office ]
Jobs at:
AB InBev
Deadline of this Job:
18 July 2022  
Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, July 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Lab Technician Micro-Nw
Key Role Purpose:
To provide laboratory support to the value chain by performing checks and analysis on VOP’s raw materials to enable production to produce beer that conforms to AB InBev quality standards.
Roles & Responsibilities:
• Responsible for meeting Quality KPIs
• Prevent quality non compliances
• Promote quality awareness
• Contribute to quality performance at the site
• Promotion of a quality culture
• Maintain housekeeping and 5S standards
Maintain Equipment and Workplace
• Maintain and calibrate equipment
• Maintain a safe and healthy environment

Compliance to VPO Quality Pillar and other applicable VPO requirements

• Execute VPO activities in accordance with the VPO work practices
• Execution of activities to ensure compliance to food safety and quality management systems
Process Control
• Sampling is carried out as per manualised methods
• Samples are identified, verified and handled to retain integrity as per manual
• Samples are prepared and dispatched, if necessary, as per manualised method
• Relevant apparatus, equipment and reagents are prepared as per manualised method
• Analysis is performed using fundamental laboratory techniques and practices
• Accurate results generated at specified times
• Results are recorded and reported as per standard manuals
• Non conformance identified
• Out of control procedure adhered to
• VPO compliance
Lab Equipment
• Equipment is maintained and calibrated according to manualized methods
• Equipment calibration frequencies are adhered to
• Calibration records available and update

Safety and healthy work environment

• Adherence to PPE policy
• Unsafe conditions and work practices are identified and actioned
• Chemicals and reagents are handled as per manualized procedure
• Hazardous substances are stored, handled and disposed of as per procedures
• Adherence to documented lab safety rules, guides and practices
• Incidents are reported and actioned as per procedure
• House keeping schedules are adhered to
Specialist Analysis
• Carry out specialised and highly specialised quality analyses where required
• Record the results of analyses conducted on appropriate information systems and communicate results accordingly
• Conduct analysis of results to identify problems and improvement opportunities timeously
• Assist the plant in the execution of quality analysis, where required
• Conduct calibration of specialist equipment for which the labs are responsible
Quality Auditing
• Conduct required and requested quality audits, completing the appropriate documentation and communicating the results
• Review quality analysis procedures of production teams, identifying problems or training needs and communicating these to the team leader
• Conduct regular audits of calibration procedures of production teams and communicating results
• Conduct audits of analytic procedures to ensure compliance with Zone/Global guidelines, and identifying corrective actions required
• Where required, initiate corrective actions coming out of the quality audits in areas that impact the laboratory
Problem Solving
• Support the production teams in problem solving, providing specialist assistance and techniques
• Assist with coaching/mentoring of production teams on problem solving and correct use of problem-solving techniques as required
• Support the training of the production teams
• Assist with coaching/mentoring of production teams on quality analyses and correct use of analytical techniques
Continuous Improvement
• Carry out specialized analyses in support of the evaluation of continuous improvement opportunities
• Determine additional analytical work required evaluating continuous improvement opportunities
• Take part in regional and divisional process optimization initiatives as required

• Min –National Diploma Chemistry, Food Science, Biotechnology
Desirable but not essential
• B Tech Chemistry or equivalent
• 2-3 Years in Laboratory, Understanding of process control within the malting process environment
• Good understanding of the principles and practices of VPO


• Proactive
• Proven leadership ability
• Ability to utilise computer programmes
• Analytical ability
• Communication skills and interpersonal skills
• Problem solving skills
• Precision and accuracy, attention to detail
• Numeracy

Work in teams

• Communicate effectively in the work place
• Contribute to self and team development
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 24
Level of Education: Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
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