Laboratory Technician Oil & Gas Jobs - Vivo Energy

Job Title:     Laboratory Technician
Organisation: Vivo Energy
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Vivo Energy is the company behind the downstream Shell brand in Africa. It offers customers the very best of Shell’s products and services, including supply reliability, technical expertise and unmatched customer service. In doing so, Vivo Energy have put in place industry-leading health and safety standards and are committed to delivering Shell’s high-quality fuels and lubricants in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technician will conduct analysis in an efficient manner in accordance with the ISO 9001 quality system and other standards while adhering to the required HSSE standards so as to ensure that petroleum products received, stored, manufactured and distributed by the Terminal conform to the laid down specifications. Also, the incumbent will provide satisfactory and efficient support to Operations and Marketing.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out product quality tests on main product samples taken from each truck and rail wagon received in the depot
  • Perform main products tests for contamination for each truck and rail wagon received in the depot.
  • Prepare reagents and chemicals for Laboratory use.
  • Test and report results of main products received from customer sites.
  • Furnish technical test data to requesting customers.
  • Uphold HSSE standards at all times by adhering to PPE and participating in HSSE grassroots meetings, toolbox meetings and carrying out unsafe act audits.
  • Consistently achieve agreed business plan KPIs measured on monthly basis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a diploma In Laboratory Technology
  • At least three years’ experience preferably in a petroleum or chemical environment is recommended.

How to Apply:
All applicants should apply by sending an updated CV, motivation letter and scanned supporting documents, all in one email to 

Deadline: 29th July 2016

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