Microbiologist

  • Contract
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 0 / Month
  • Applications have closed

[email protected] Varun Beverages Zambia Ltd

Varun Beverages Zambia Ltd a leading Beverage manufacturing company situated at plot No. 37426, Mungwi Road in Heavy Industrial Area, Lusaka is URGENTLY looking to recruit suitably qualified individual to fill the position of MICROBIOLOGIST X 1.

Department : Quality – Beverage
Reporting to: Quality Manager -Beverage

JOB SUMMARY/ DESIRED QUALIFICATION AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Monitors all process work like syrup Batch making C.S.D, Water Treatment (R.O system & soft water Plant) successfully.
  • Monitor’s line (PET, RGB & water Line) and Quality Analysis and associated testing.
  • Developing analytical methods, validation and verification of QA test methods to include proactively identifying and executing optimization improvements
  • Ensures all resources are used in most effective manner by closely monitoring losses, yields, rejections work center wise.
  • Operation of WTP and Automated CIP system, carbo cooler, Reverse Osmosis and other allied machineries.
  • Conduct Quality Audits from food safety, Hygiene, & validate with corrective actions.
  • Responsible for Pest control management & its validation.
  • Train the quality & production staff with Policies & Procedures, Standards & Practices related to Quality systems on continuous basis.
  • Ensures Laboratory Facilities and equipment are properly maintained in order to prevent testing delays and inaccurate test result. ( equipment calibration )
  • Monitors of all type sanitation with Auto C.I.P System & S.I.P
  • Monitors personal hygiene & GMP practices. & G.HK
  • All quality work complete in SAP (System application in data programming) System.
  • Responsible for all process activities complete within quality range & parameter.
  • TO maintain daily processing reports & record keeping.
  • System Knowledge:   Food Safety, Internal Audit, FSSC 22000, AIB & Global Quality Audits.
  • Media preparation and micro sampling as per PepsiCo requirements.
  • Internal audits & food safety walk audits knowledge must.
  • Good laboratory practices awareness and lab equipment calibration & maintenances knowledge must be required.
  • Responsible for addition of cultures, colours and flavours in-processing products.
  • Manages documentation, certification like ISO9001:2015, HACCP and other requirements.
  • Enforce strict Health & Safety guidelines and company standards
  • Must have a minimum of a Diploma/Degree in Biochemistry, Laboratory Science and Technology or any other related qualification from a recognised institution of learning.
  • with 5 years’ experience in a food industry.

Note: Candidates that have experience in FMCG are encouraged to apply.

Send your Cvs and application letters to [email protected]

closing date for receiving Cvs is 13th July, 2024. Take note that only short listed candidates will be called for interviews.


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