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Laboratory Chemist

Azidah Cosmetics Limited - Lagos

Posted: Sep 16th, 2020

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Azidah Cosmetics is a Cosmetics Manufacturing company. Asides from manufacturing and production of our brand products, we also offer other services such as Private labeling and Contract manufacturing


We’re currently looking for a suitably qualified candidate to join our company as a Laboratory Chemist and help us build safe, high-quality products. You will conduct various tests on chemical products, analyze their compounds and refine their composition.  JOB TITLE: Laboratory ChemistLOCATION: LagosJOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTSTo be successful in this role, you’ll need extensive knowledge of techniques like distillation, crystallization and titration and hands-on experience with spectrometers and chromatographers. You should also be comfortable writing technical reports and analyses of your findings.If you enjoy spending most of your work time in a lab, If you feel at home inside the lab and enjoy the thrill of experimentation, keeping great attention to substances, chemical reactions and temperatures, we’d like to hear from you.RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Formulating and establishing product design and performance objectives, normally in consultation with other functions, including research, marketing and production, as well as contractors, suppliers and customers;
  • Devising new processes, or refining existing ones, to optimize the manufacturing process;
  • Planning, carrying out and supervising process trials in laboratory/ factory
  • Devising methods for making products at the required scale and/or evaluating existing processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Product specifications;
  • Reading and writing technical reports and specifications, and maintaining appropriate records;
  • Initiating and generating ideas based on reading and research.
  • Working with product pipelines at various stages of development;
  • Developing formulae, specifications and label declarations, and ensuring compliance with the finished
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative experiments taking into account the volume and structure of ingredients
  • Customize formulas and use different reagents to test chemical reactions
  • Write technical reports of the test results
  • Develop nonstandard tests for chemical products
  • Maintain lab equipment and troubleshoot or report on malfunctions
  • Refine chemical products to improve their quality
  • Ensure compliance with laboratory health and safety guidelines
  • Sterilize equipment and store materials in secure places

  • Minimum: HND
    Experience: 3-5 year(s)
    Location: Lagos
    Job Type: Permanent
    Salary: 100,000
    Expires: 02-10-2020

    General Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field  
    •  Additional certification (Master’s degree or a PhD) is a plus  
    • Minimum of 3 years experience as a laboratory chemist
    • Experience in the skincare/cosmetics industry is a plus
    • Proficiency with computers and scientific equipment.
    • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
    • Good presentation, documentation, and reporting skills.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong technical skills.
    • Good knowledge of laboratory health and safety standards
    • Excellent analytical and research skills
    • Good communication skills for effective liaison and teamwork
    • Problem-solving skills, analytical skills and attention to details
    • The ability to work well independently, with minimum supervision
    • An aptitude for mathematics and statistics and highly developed IT and technical skills.
    • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on several tasks or projects concurrently
    • Commercial acumen and an awareness of the business value of work undertaken