Senior Analytical Chemist / Laboratory Coordinator at EnvironQuest Nigeria Limited

 Employment Nigeria 03-Jun-2020 ₦Not Available LAGOS , Science  

EnvironQuest was founded in 2001, and since then, we've made it our mission to provide scientifically sound, cost-effective integrated solutions for our customers so they can protect and preserve the environment without sacrificing their ambitions for business growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Analytical Chemist / Laboratory Coordinator

Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute complex analytical and physical chemistry testing following the laboratory SOPs.
  • Manage analysis timelines by using testing expertise, advanced chemical knowledge, statistical tools, logic and creativity to overcome challenges.
  • Prepare and present analytical results to various stakeholders.
  • Identify potential challenges and proactively plan for resolution. Escalate issues to upper management
  • Ensure that all reagents and solutions are prepared according to SOPs.
  • Keep and maintain all laboratory consumable stock.
  • Ensure that equipment is calibrated to confirm accuracy, reliability and precision and all instruments are running properly.
  • Interpret and document all test results including calculations and observations in lab documentation
  • Review peers' analytical data for accuracy and integrity
  • Approve changes to Lab procedures and Specifications
  • Work with environmental scientist team to prioritize samples
  • Ensure Strict compliance with Environmental and Safety regulations
  • Conduct employee coaching/ mentoring as needed to the workgroup
  • Improve technical leadership by training the workgroup, as well as internal business partners and external customers
  • Oversee process improvements and data quality to help the team meet business and scientific benchmarks
  • Motivates and holds our employees accountable against specific performance objectives
  • Maintain lab's accreditation with different bodies and government (e.g. ISO, DPR, FMEnV, NESREA)
  • Identify new technologies and strategies in the fields of environmental chemistry/sampling
  • Manages people and performance daily, acting quickly and decisively.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSc / MSc in Chemistry or related field preferred.
  • 6 - 8 years' experience in laboratory operations preferably in a supervisory role

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Working knowledge of computers and MS Office software.
  • Manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously to meet established deadlines.
  • Perform tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and priorities effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments.
  • Ability to assist in budget preparation.
  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.

Application Closing Date
3rd June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as subject of the mail.

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