Senior Microbiologist – Oil and Fats at WACOT Limited


Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

Senior Microbiologist – Oil and Fats at WACOT Limited

WACOT Limited is a cotton ginning company in Nigeria , They involve in the imports and exports of cotton.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Microbiologist – Oil and Fats

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Performs microbial analysis on water, food, and the environment to obtain required information
  • Ensure availability of resources for effective microbiological laboratory testing of raw materials, intermediate, packaging materials, and finished products and ensure Safe products for consumers
  • Maintain the approval status of the microbiology laboratory for pathogen testing
  • Lead and support the conducting of Food Safety and microbiological risk assessments where appropriate for existing processes.
  • Support investigation and remedial actions in event of defective products reaching the market or detected on site
  • Ensures calibration and maintenance of assigned microbiological equipments
  • Collection/supervision of sample collections
  • Conduct microbiological analysis of all collected/submitted samples and micro analysis of food processors and other strategic environments
  • Coordination of activities in dispatch, sorting and quarantine analysis/shelf life products
  • Report and records of microbiological analysis results and environmental and/or products audit
  • Develops and documents various microbiology laboratory processes
  • Perform tests on component samples, identify contamination and perform analysis for appropriate source for same and initiate corrective actions
  • Ensures the safety of food products and explain how to control the contamination of food.


  • First Degree (B.Sc.) or HND in Microbiology/Applied Microbiology
  • 6 years post NYSC experience as a Microbiologist preferably in edible oil industry
  • Proven Proficiency in pathogen testing/ evaluation
  • Attention to detail
  • Supervisory skills, ability to influence others, pro-active attitude
  • Good communication skills, self-motivated and proactive

Application Closing Date
18th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Features

Job CategoryOil & Gas / Energy
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