Laboratory Technicians at Savannah Cement in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Career and Vacancies
Savannah Cement is the newest cement player to get into the Kenyan market and is currently about to complete a state-of –the-art greenfield cement grinding plant in Athi River Kenya. The plant will employ the latest cement technology in the market to produce 1.5 million tonnes of various cement types per annum for the Kenyan and regional market. Savannah Cement is seeking to recruit highly motivated, dynamic, innovative and result oriented professionals, seeking a thrilling and fulfilling experience, to join the company in the following positions:
*LABORATORY TECHNICIANS *
This position reports to the Quality Control Officer. The Laboratory Technicians are required to sample, prepare and perform specific analysis raw materials, coal, clinker and cement, and to ensure that all the products meet the set product quality specifications.
Design, construct and calibrate test spectrometer programmes
Check accuracy of equipment regularly
Implement required laboratory standards, prepare and analyze the average sample and key in results in required format within specified times
Confirm compliance with standard specifications and safety standards and prepare monthly records of test results
Check the efficiency of various sampling stations in the works and laboratory equipment and communicate any malfunction; and
Report and record all operational incidences that affect quality and ensure that appropriate corrective action is taken.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A minimum of a Higher National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, a basic first degree will be an added advantage.
2-3 years working experience in a busy quality control laboratory preferably in cement manufacturing or related industry
Ability to work under pressure
Good Technical skills; and
A high level of integrity, excellent conceptual, reporting, communication, team relations and analytical skills.
Applications should be submitted on or before March 15, 2012 to:
The Head of Human Resources,
Savannah Cement (epz) Limited,
P.O. Box 27910, 00100,
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Savannah Cement is an equal opportunities employer.