Nawah is looking for a Food Chemistry Lab Head at Nawah Scientific
Food Chemistry Lab Head
The Food Chemistry Lab Head will lead our newly established lab and oversee the development and implementation of food chemistry research projects, as well as managing a team of scientists and technicians.
- Develop and implement research projects related to food chemistry, including but not limited to food quality, safety, and nutrition.
- Conduct and oversee laboratory experiments, analyze data, and prepare reports for publication.
- Ensure compliance with laboratory safety protocols and regulations.
- Collaborate with other sections of the lab to develop interdisciplinary research projects.
- Lead and manage a team of scientists and technicians in the food chemistry section.
- Collaborate with sales team in technical responses to support clients.
- Manage the section’s budget and resources effectively.
- Provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff members.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in food chemistry research and incorporate new techniques and technologies into the lab’s work.
- Plan for the annual ISO accreditation and potential scope expansions.
- Bachelor’s degree in science, agriculture, or a relevant field.
- The ideal candidate will have 10 or more years of experience in the food, beverages, and feed industries.
- Capable of using different chromatographic techniques in analysis such as LCMS/MS, GCMS, and ICP.
- Experience in residuals analysis (pesticides, hormones, antibiotics), analysis of heavy metals, mycotoxins, food allergens, and good knowledge of nutritional facts analysis.
- Demonstrated experience in managing and leading teams of scientists and technicians is required.
- Strong technical skills and experience in laboratory experimentation and data analysis are necessary.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, with the ability to collaborate effectively with other sections of the lab and external stakeholders.
- The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic research environment, with strong organizational and time management skills.
- A master’s or PhD holder in food chemistry or a related field.
- R&D experience within an industrial setting.
- Strong project management skills, including budgeting and resource allocation, as well as knowledge of laboratory safety protocols and regulations.
What we offer:
- Work with a supportive and energetic team in a dynamic research environment that fosters collaboration and innovation.
- Enhance your professional skills and knowledge by accessing all Nawah courses for free.
- Enjoy annual salary increases and additional benefits based on your performance and contribution.
- Receive an annual family bonus as a token of appreciation for your loyalty and commitment to the company.
- Earn a quarterly incentive for achieving your goals and exceeding expectations.
- Benefit from comprehensive social and medical insurance coverage for you.
- Participate in an annual cycle meeting to review your progress and plan your future development.
How to apply:
- To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to: Career@nawah-scientific.com
- Make sure to include the job title in the subject line of your email.
- Tell us why you are interested in this position and how your skills and experience make you a strong fit for the role in a brief paragraph in the body of your email.
- Don’t miss the deadline to apply for this position: December 03, 2023.