Microbiologist

Varun Food & Beverages Zambia Limited

Varun Food & Beverages Zambia Ltd (Creambell) a leading Food 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 to be based in Lusaka.

Job Title: Microbiologist

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Preparation of culture and growth media and necessary dilution and sterilization.
2. Preparation of Petri dishes, pipettes and test tubes and sterilisation of related tools.
3. Preparation of products are being plated/ analysed as per requirements.
4. Maintenance of Microbiology section and observing and recording of incubation samples.
5. Microbiological analysis of raw and packaging materials.
6. Microbiological analysis of finished products, such as fresh milk, UHT milk, yoghurts, Maheu and others.
7. Recording / Analysis of microbiological results and maintenance of records.

Secondary Responsibility

1. Chemical and physical analysis of other samples if required.
2. Incubation sample analysis and recording in formats.
3. Hygiene inspection of plants and workers.
4. Environment monitoring

Desired qualification and Knowledge

1. Should have be Bachelor of Science in microbiology
2. Should have a minimum of 1-year experience.
3. Able to handle laboratory equipment like Autoclave, Incubators, LAF, Colony counter and others.

Method Of Application

Email your application to : [email protected]