Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS), Engineering and Materials Jobs in Malawi

Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) is a Statutory Organization established in 1972 by an Act of Parliament (Cap. 51: 02; revised 2012) with a mandate to promote standardization of commodities and their manufacture, production processing or treatment and to provide for the verification and calibration of weighing and measuring instruments; and further to provide for matters incidental to or connected with standardization.
To beef up its operations, the Malawi Bureau of Standard
s seeks to recruit the services of suitably qualified individuals to fill the following vacant positions tenable at its Head Office in Blantyre.
Scientific Officer — Engineering and Materials (Grade : BS 6) (Re advertised)
Responsible to: Senior Scientific Officer
Responsible for: Laboratory Technicians
Job Purpose
To oversee daily operations of the Engineering Materials Laboratory
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·        Conducting sample analysis and validation of results;
·        Checking test data and compilation of test reports in the laboratory;
·        Supervising Senior Laboratory Technicians;
·        Ensuring that reagents are correctly prepared and standardized at all times;
·        Preparing progress reports and annual budgets for all sections;
·        Conducting relevant consultancies;
·        Checking and consolidating progress reports for the sections;
·        Developing Standard Operating Procedures;
·        Appraising performance of Senior Technicians;
·        Supervising collection of samples;
·        Preparing reference materials; and
·        Ensuring that samples are being analyzed as per schedules.
Personal Attributes
·        Very good analytical and interpersonal skills
·        Ability to cope with pressure of work.
Qualifications and Work Experience Required
·        Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from a accredited institution;
·        At least two years experience in a busy related field;
How to Apply
A competitive salary package awaits the successful candidates. Applications with comprehensive and up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three traceable referees must be forwarded to the following address close of business on 18th August, 2017
Director General,
Malawi Bureau of Standards,
P.O. Box 946,
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged

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