Medical & Pharmaceutical

Nigeria - Lagos Full Time | |

Job Summary

We are looking to hire a suitable candidate for this position.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Perform microbiological testing of raw materials, work-in-process, and finished product for product approval and release.
  • Support development and implement plant-wide Microbiological Control Program
  • Support, maintain and utilize SPC systems to drive continuous improvement, identify trends and draw conclusions.
  • Assist with product, equipment, and C&S validations.
  • Maintain lab equipment and calibrations.
  • Complete Failure Investigations and properly document Out of Specification results
  • Support implementation and role out of Global Quality Standards
  • Provide product release notification to Colgate distribution system and SAP transactions.
  • Provide support to the facility to resolve nonconformance issues and identify corrective and preventative actions.
  • Approve raw materials shipments and ensure Raw Material Purchasing Specification is met on the CofA’s.
  • The position does require flexibility (sick, vacation coverage, etc.) so as to best meet the facility’s needs and support projects.


  • Minimum academic qualification of a Bachelors Degree in Microbiology or related Science. 
  • Must have a minimum 3-5 years of Practical Laboratory experience.
  • Practical Knowledge of  laboratory working environment is required through job experience or college classwork
  • Working Knowledge and practical Experience with good laboratory practices (GLP’s) - General Microbiological laboratory practices, Instrumentation (Celsis, autoclaves, gram staining, water purification system, etc), failure investigation of nonconforming product, and general computer skills (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, SPC, SAP, e-mail).
  • Must understand basic lab safety and chemical waste disposal.
  • Results Orientation - Displays a high energy level, and puts top priority in getting results
  • Ability to Make decisions and communicate effectively while under pressure
  • Team Building/Relationship Building - Develops relationships with people throughout the facility
  • Communication - Speaks and writes effectively, and keeps people up to date with information.  Maintains lab notebooks and testing documentation.  
  • Innovation - Generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems and stimulates others to continuous improvement.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microbiology, validations, cGMP, and instrumentation

Remuneration: NGN 250,000 - 300,000

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