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Quality Assurance Chemist- Holcim HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-02-08 11:28   Medical / Healthcare   Cross River   1.9K views
Job Details

Location: Mfamosing, Cross River

Function: Cement Manufacturing (jobs in plants / other industrial sites)

Contract Type: Regular Full-Time


The QA Chemist is responsible for the testing of all physical and mechanical parameters of the raw materials, intermediate/finished product & contemporary brands according to the Nigerian Industrial Standards.


To abide by the 5 Mandatory Holcim Health and Safety Rules to guarantee safety at the workplace and as a condition for employment.

To be totally compliant with all safety rules, procedures & policies and work safely at all times by using all relevant PPEs for each job.

To carry out all physical/mechanical tests of cement according to NIS specifications

To carry out all chemical tests of cement according to NIS specifications

To supervise the sampling and undertake the analysis of all raw materials (quarried and received)

To supervise the sampling and undertake the analysis of all delivered fuels to the quarry, plant & the Calabar Grinding Station

To undertake simple routine maintenance for all equipments in the Physical, Chemical & Sample Preparation Labs and to maintain such maintenance records

To update & preserve all test records in hard copy and in electronic forms

To call for and support maintenance teams during corrective/preventive maintenance of all laboratory equipments

To maintain and update inventories for all equipments, spares, chemicals, materials, instruments and any other items as may belong to the Quality Assurance & Control Dept

To report stock levels regularly to the Laboratory Manager, raise purchase orders on approvals and follow up the entire process with the procurement department to ensure prompt deliveries.

To be available and prepared at all times to work in the process control function by executing duties in the concrete lab carryout Holcim cone analysis or as may be required by the Laboratory Manager and or the Quality Manager

To supervise and coordinate the activities of sample preparation room and concrete lab.

To undertake analyses of all other samples (special or non-routine samples) as may be demanded from time-to –time by the Laboratory Manager & the Quality Manager

To carry out any other duty/assignment or work in any function as may be required due to demands by the Laboratory Manager and/or the Quality Manager

Educational Qualifications

University or Polytechnic qualification from any one of the following disciplines: Natural/Physical/Applied Sciences, Engineering

NYSC Discharge Certificate or Certified Letter of Exemption (mandatory)


Has worked as an Assistant Shift Chemist and Quality Assurance Chemists within the Organisation

Has previously worked as a Chemist in any cement manufacturing company

Has previously worked in any Manufacturing Laboratory as Quality Assurance.

Knowledge & Skills:

Technical / Functional Skills:

Ability to perform chemical analyses with both classical and modern methods.

High proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point

Good presentation skills

Behavioral Competencies:

Ability to perform effectively even under pressure and to meet deadlines with a high level of accuracy

A strong analytical capability to make interpretations based on a large sets of data and to draw up valid conclusions based on proven scientific premise

Excellent oral & written communication skills at all levels

Leadership and Managerial Abilities:

Ability to quickly accept responsibility in a new and challenging situation and to work with minimal supervision

Good interpersonal skills and able to work effectively in a team with excellent followership & leadership potentials

Language Requirements:

Professional Proficiency in English Language

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with less.
Holcim is the company behind some of the worlds most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.