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Laboratory Analyst – Chemistry

Zambia Bureau of Standards

This is a Full-time position in Zambia posted 10/10/2020.

Zambia Bureau of Standards Jobs in Zambia Laboratory Analyst – Chemistry Carreer opportunities in Zambia vacancies in Zambia Bureau of Standards at Zambia

ZABS is a statutory body currently operating under the Standards Act No. 4 of
2017. ZABS exists to support industry in the production of goods and services
of acceptable quality for national, regional and international markets. It is
the custodian of national standards and acts as a link between the local
industry and regional and international standardization and quality assurance
SQA organizations.
MAIN FUNCTIONS
The Bureau’s mandate is to provide services in the areas of Standards
Development, Management System/ Standards Training, Product Testing and
Product/Management System Certification. It is also the National Enquiry Point
for the World Trade Organization WTO Issues.
VACANCY
The Bureau wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced Zambian
nationals to fill the following vacant position;
LABORATORY ANALYST – CHEMISTRY ZABS5x1
JOB PURPOSE
To undertake test work and research in general chemistry laboratory for
testing Water, Food stuffs, Drinks, Animal feeds, Fertilizers and other
industrial chemicals. To provide analytical data and information to meet the
expectations of superiors and clients. The performance of work will be carried
out in line with the requirements of the Laboratory Quality System, ISO/IEC
17025 and Accreditation bodies. .

A. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conduct research to establish appropriate analytical methods and procedures
and recommend suitable equipment and consumables.
• Undertake adequate quality control measures to ensure credibility of test
results and measurements.
• Ensure that the laboratory participates in suitable inter-laboratory
comparison and proficiency testing schemes and evaluate results to ensure
reliability of laboratory results. Investigate outliers and recommend
corrective action.
• Ensure that appropriate environmental conditions, health and safety
precautions are controlled, monitored and complied with to avoid production of
erroneous results, injury to persons and damage to the environment.

B. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Full Grade 12 Certificate.
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry or related field.
• Three years in a relevant busy food or industrial chemistry laboratory.
• Technical Skills: Proficient in use of AAS, UV/VIS, GC, GC-MS, HPLC.
Other Skills and Attributes:
• Computer literate in Excel and Word Processing. Ability to work with minimum
supervision, of sober character and integrity, and capable of handling
confidential matters.

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The positions 1 – 3 are in Permanent and Pensionable conditions of service
category. Suitably qualified individuals are therefore encouraged to apply for
the jobs, please send your application letter together with copies of
educational and professional certificates and a detailed CV to the address
below. Closing date for applications in 16th October, 2020.

**The Human Resources and Administration Manager**
**Zambia Bureau of Standards**
**P.O Box 50259**
**LUSAKA**

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