Fresher Microbiologist Jobs – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Job Title:   Microbiologist

Organisation: Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Quality Assurance Technologist


About US:

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola Bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. In Uganda, CCBA is represented by Century Bottling Company Limited and Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited.


Job Summary: Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda /CCBU is a subsidiary of CCBA, and we are currently seeking to recruit a Microbiologist based in Kampala. As a Microbiologist, you will report directly to the Quality Assurance Technologist


The primary role of the Microbiologist is to carry-out microbial evaluation and assessment of the different manufacturing operations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operating the Microbiological lab according to the work instructions and adhering to GLPs.
  • Carrying out the microbial sampling as described in the quality control plan.
  • Performing housekeeping tasks, applying 5s principles and following safe work practices.
  • Identifying and correcting unsafe work practices.
  • Training fellow employees on hygiene requirements.
  • Participating in problem solving to drive process improvement for identified microbial exposures.
  • Carrying out routine Microbial lab equipment inspections and consumables stock take and reporting to supervisor.
  • Participating and carrying out microbial lab proficiency testing as per defined frequency.
  • Participating in HSE, Quality and Food Safety Management system meetings as an SME.
  • Reporting food safety, defense and fraud related issues to food safety team leader designate (SHEQ manager)
  • Any other duties assigned by Supervisor/manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum requirement: BSc. Degree in Food Science, Biology, industrial chemistry, or Microbiology
  • Added advantage: Specialized training as a Microbiologist.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in an FMCG Industry
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Understanding of application of WCM foundational practices
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Quality control practices and principles
  • Bottling principles and processes
  • Product handling knowledge
  • Computer knowledge
  • Understanding of SHEQ policies and procedure


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 27th March 2024


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Date Posted 2024-03-14
Valid Through 2024-03-27
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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