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Vacancies in EPZ, Kenya - BE

Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world.

IPS invests in projects within East Africa across a wide range of sectors, including: Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Textiles, Leather processing, Pharmaceuticals, Power and Telecommunications.

Botanical Extracts EPZ Ltd: Botanical Extracts Epz Ltd is based at the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Athi River, Kenya and is part of Industrial promotional services. 

It has invested more than fifteen years in the development of different products in East Africa.

Development Laboratory Technician

We are seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the position mentioned above:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares chemicals, bench reagents in the laboratory and keeps them safe.
  • Performs experiments and analysis assigned in the laboratory using protocols.
  • Cleans and maintains lab apparatus and equipment’s.
  • Presents analysis reports and observes good laboratory practice.
  • Samples raw materials and conducts test experiments in the laboratory.
  • New product development including bench scale trials, pilot plant trials and in process testing.
  • Ascertaining the accuracy of the testing equipment by calibrating it.
Competency Profile:
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related fields.
  • Knowledge of using lab equipment’s and apparatus such as analytical balance, moisture analyser, centrifuge, distillatory, rotary evaporator and PH meter;
  • Knowledge in safety in applying first aid and fire extinguishing

Quality Assurance Assistant Manager

We are seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the position mentioned above:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Responsible for overseeing quality assurance and quality control activities.
  • Ensures quality systems for all company functions are established in line with cGMP requirements and customers.
  • Ensures that Standard Operating Procedures are established for all quality - impacting operations.
  • Ensures quality systems are implemented.
  • Ensures that the quality systems established ensure confidence, that the product manufactured meets its specifications for quality and that no material is released without.
  • Ensures that proper records are produced and retained in all functions of the company according to cGMP requirements.
  • Audits the quality systems established to ensure their proper implementation. Works with the relevant personnel to correct any deficiencies and implements improvements.
  • Co-ordinates all quality-related audits by customers, regulators or others on behalf of the company.
  • Liaises with and supports the Commercial department on all product quality issues and any other Tasks that may be reasonably requested.
Competency Profile:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business Management or a related field, or equivalent work experience of Quality Assurance management.
  • Must have experience of running quality training programs.
  • Good business acumen, including superior written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills, and organizational abilities.
  • Strategic thinker and strong analytical skills.
To Apply:
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to, 

Botanical Extracts EPZ Ltd 
P. O. Box 401-00204, 
Athi River

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