Leventis Foods Limited is a subsidiary of A.G Leventis (Nigeria) Plc. and one of the largest bakeries in Nigeria producing highly nutritious variety of bakery products and snacks, with a strong brand presence in Lagos.
Job Position: Chemist (Food and Beverages)
Job Location: Lagos
Job Deadline: 26 August, 2016
Check raw ingredients for maturity or stability for processing and finished products for safety, quality, and nutritional value.
Develop food standards and production specifications, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.
Develop new or improved ways of preserving, processing, packaging, storing, and delivering foods, using knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, and other sciences.
Evaluate food processing and storage operations and assist in the development of quality assurance programs for such operations.
Inspect food-processing areas to ensure compliance with government regulations and standards for sanitation, safety, quality, and waste management standards.
Study methods to improve aspects of foods, such as chemical composition, flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, and convenience.
Test new products for flavor, texture, color, nutritional content, and adherence to government and industry standards.
Documentation of reports.
Confer with process engineers, plant operators, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems in product development.
Study the structure and composition of food or the changes foods undergo in storage and processing.
Testing and Calibration of equipment.
Stay up-to-date on new regulations and current events regarding food science by reviewing scientific literature.
Qualification and Requirements
B.Sc, HND in Food Chemistry or Microbiology with minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a food processing industry.
Knowledge of a range of sciences and their applications to food
Good business, IT, analytical and numerical abilities
Being a confident independent worker
Meticulous attention to detail, particularly with regard to health, safety and hygiene
Candidates must have worked in a food processing industry
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV’s to firstname.lastname@example.org on subject matter- Chemist