Laboratory Supervisor – Quality Control

IITA is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.IITA operates an International House (I-House), with 108 well-appointed rooms, spacious dormitory facilities, and a conference hall that is an ideal venue for organizing workshops, retreats, team building exercises, or a relaxing weekend with the family. The campus also has leisure and recreational facilities, and a community store which offers basic household goods for campus residents.Job Title:Laboratory Supervisor - Quality Control  ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Assist in preparing broth for seed culture and inoculate sterile carrier materials;Assist in monitoring aerated broth and curing product;Liaise with the quality control team to ascertain the quality of starter culture, broth and the final product;Assist in supervising laboratory activities to the quality of the inoculant being produced;Keep records of batch size and related information;Perform any their duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

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