Quality Chemist – 260 Brands (Seba Foods Zambia Ltd.)

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Job purpose

Reporting to Process Manager, the quality chemist plays a critical role in day-to-day operations of the entire production and processing of beverage line. This includes the use of manpower, machine-man power utilization, maintaining hygiene on the shop floor, quality of production, sanitization and bulk loading and unloading of materials.

  • Conduct quality control tests as per standards made for water treatment, sugar syrup, blended batch of beverage, cleaning concentration, additives and auxiliary chemicals, primary and secondary packaging and maintain test report and record filling.
  • Conduct Quality audits / Inspection Tests Analysis of the Quality of Beverage, water, Milk & Milk Products, soya-milk, sugar syrup
  • Maintain laboratory instruments to ensure its proper working and troubleshoot malfunctions when needed.
  • Ensure In-process Quality Control.
  • Write reports or prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, or tests.
  • Prepare test solutions, compounds, or reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct tests.
  • Compile and analyse test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency or to diagnose malfunctions
  • Checking and analysing packing materials.
  • Checking and analysing raw materials of all products manufactured by the company, finished products, shelf-life sample, hold batch and maintaining reports for the same.
  • Should be capable in handling all dairy and fruit base beverage product test procedures and quality control measures.
  • Evaluate laboratory safety procedures to ensure compliance with standards or to make improvements as needed.
  • Provide requisition of laboratory materials. Taking physical time to time in their respective area and informing the authorized person.
  • Facilitate sampling of raw materials and finished goods to get a prescribed sample as per SOP (Standard operational procedure)
  • Maintain clean instruments ensure calibration, standardization of measuring test equipment, LAB reagents etc. used for quality control as per SOP.
  • Prepare COA (certificate of analysis) for various reports like; RM (raw material)/PM (Purchased material) and FG (finished goods) and submit the same to immediate superior for approval
  • Any other duty assigned by the authorized person from time to time.

Key Qualifications & Requirements


  • Minimum of 3 years, preferably in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry.
  • Education Level:, Degree course in science, food, chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry,
  • Qualifications: Diploma and/or degree in Production Management or other relevant field
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Good Command in English Language, Nyanja and Bemba
  • Abilities: proven abilities of a quality supervisor background.
  • Personality: Self-motivated, Completing tasks on Time.

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