Website Varun Beverages Zambia Ltd

Varun Beverages Zambia Ltd a leading Beverage manufacturing company situated at plot No. 37426, Mungwi Road in Heavy Industrial Area, Lusaka is URGENTLY looking to recruit suitably qualified individual to fill the position of MICROBIOLOGIST X 1.

Department : Quality – Beverage
Reporting to: Quality Manager -Beverage


Monitors all process work like syrup Batch making C.S.D, Water Treatment (R.O system & soft water Plant) successfully.
Monitor’s line (PET, RGB & water Line) and Quality Analysis and associated testing.
Developing analytical methods, validation and verification of QA test methods to include proactively identifying and executing optimization improvements
Ensures all resources are used in most effective manner by closely monitoring losses, yields, rejections work center wise.
Operation of WTP and Automated CIP system, carbo cooler, Reverse Osmosis and other allied machineries.
Conduct Quality Audits from food safety, Hygiene, & validate with corrective actions.
Responsible for Pest control management & its validation.
Train the quality & production staff with Policies & Procedures, Standards & Practices related to Quality systems on continuous basis.
Ensures Laboratory Facilities and equipment are properly maintained in order to prevent testing delays and inaccurate test result. ( equipment calibration )
Monitors of all type sanitation with Auto C.I.P System & S.I.P
Monitors personal hygiene & GMP practices. & G.HK
All quality work complete in SAP (System application in data programming) System.
Responsible for all process activities complete within quality range & parameter.
TO maintain daily processing reports & record keeping.
System Knowledge: Food Safety, Internal Audit, FSSC 22000, AIB & Global Quality Audits.
Media preparation and micro sampling as per PepsiCo requirements.
Internal audits & food safety walk audits knowledge must.
Good laboratory practices awareness and lab equipment calibration & maintenances knowledge must be required.
Responsible for addition of cultures, colours and flavours in-processing products.
Manages documentation, certification like ISO9001:2015, HACCP and other requirements.
Enforce strict Health & Safety guidelines and company standards
Must have a minimum of a Diploma/Degree in Biochemistry, Laboratory Science and Technology or any other related qualification from a recognised institution of learning.
with 5 years’ experience in a food industry.
Note: Candidates that have experience in FMCG are encouraged to apply.

Send your Cvs and application letters to recruitment.hr@varunzambia.com

closing date for receiving Cvs is 13th July, 2024. Take note that only short listed candidates will be called for interviews.

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