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Laboratory Officer

Posted on:  17-Jul-2022
Job Req ID:  1331
Division:  Higher Education (HE)
Department:  Taylor's Centralised Laboratories (40000894)

JOB PURPOSE

 

Responsible for the planning, organizing and managing to ensure the efficient and effective conduct of practical classes and operation of the teaching laboratories in the school.

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • To manage the day-to-day operations of the laboratories
  • Leads, train, supervise and evaluate the work performance of the Lab Technicians
  • Enforce the laboratory policies and procedures, quality assurance procedures and laboratory safety requirements in laboratories
  • Enforce the human waste disposal procedures as well
  • Responsible for the purchase of laboratory equipments, chemicals and materials and ensure that there are available stocks in the laboratories at all times
  • Responsible for the regular maintenance of the equipment and infrastructure in the laboratories
  • To plan and conduct Trial Runs and ensure that desired outputs are reached
  • To assist in lab demonstration and guide students on proper laboratory techniques as well as best practices and be present during the entire laboratory session.
  • To assist in laboratory related sessions during university promotional events such as Open Day, Placement Day, etc.
  • To assist and perform other duties as and when required.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

 

MINIMUM ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry related.

 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

  • At least 2 years of working experience, preferably in an educational institution and with laboratory background

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