QC Analyst

Posting Country: Kenya Date Posted: Sunday, 23 May, 2021 Deadline: Number of vacancies: 1

Location: Dawa Group Limited Ruaraka

Reporting to: QC Supervisors

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that laboratory cleanliness and safety standards are maintained. For example, to wear appropriate safety equipment, such as safety shoes, hearing protection, and eye protection, wherever these things are necessary.
  • To report any hazardous situation observed in the laboratory during his or her work.
  • Perform visual inspections of raw materials, packaging materials intermediate and finished products.
  • Participate in internal assessments and audits in the laboratory as required.
  • Identify problems or errors, troubleshooting the analytical instruments.
  • Evaluate new technologies and methods to make recommendations regarding their use.
  • Write technical reports or documentation such as deviation reports, testing protocols, and trend analyses.
  • Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions.
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
  • Report and participate in the investigation or reporting of questionable test results.
  • Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications and control limits, and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
  • Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms.
  • Calibrate, validate, or maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Compile laboratory test data and perform appropriate analyses.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, finished goods, or stability samples.
  • Perform routine calculations pertaining to analytical chemistry (e.g., dilution, concentration, test results).
  • To ensure that good laboratory practices are followed all the time and report deviations and other issues emerging to the supervisor.
  • To attend and participate in all the laboratory activities, including meeting and trainings as required.
  • Always uphold all the principles of data integrity in the laboratory.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education Bachelor of science in analytical Chemistry or other related sciences.
  • Have Computer literacy sufficient to use standard software (MS Office) as well as the ability to learn specific software and instrumentation.
  • Possess experience and knowledge of basic laboratory operations such as weighing, titrating, and preparing volumetric solutions.
  • Able to interpret analytical method procedures and safety instructions using standard chemistry terms and measures.
  • Have Experience resolving operational or processes failures to understand root cause and able to develop an improvement plan.
  • Have effective verbal and written communication skills with supervisor, other employees, and departments.
  • Are willing to wear appropriate safety equipment, such as safety shoes, hearing protection, and eye protection, wherever these things are necessary.
  • Will work on a rotating shift schedule
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