Quality Assurance Technician at Nestle

Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking to fill the position of a Quality Assurance Technician who will provide professional support by performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality. E.g., microbiological methods for products, intermediate products, raw materials, packaging.

Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company in the world, with 308,000 employees and an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. Driven by the purpose of unlocking the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone today and for future generations, our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for the environment.

Nestlé is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, age, religion, nationality, disability or perceived disability, medical condition, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law.


Quality Assurance Technician


Very Attractive

Job Schedule

Full Time



About the role

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage company in the world. At our very core, we are a human company driven by our purpose to improve the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.


  • Define and update the specific quality procedures, instructions and tools which are directly related to their analyses and tests.
  • Proficiency in carrying out the required analyses according to standard procedures and work instructions.
  • Responsible for the quality control plan of the equipment under their responsibility including calibration.
  • Responsible for interpreting results and for reproducibility and repeatability of analyses
  • Responsible for sampling of line, environment and finished products according to the factory pathogen monitoring plan and ensure compliance to plan.
  • Understands the risk assessment for Bioterrorism in relation to the microbiological risks and follows defined control measures.
  • Timely reporting of consolidated results and trends to the functions concerned.
  • Reporting of abnormalities via notification of quality deviations and take immediate corrections.
  • Ensure entry of analytical results of Raw and packaging materials in SAP and line and environmental results in logbook.
  • Perform analyses and tests as defined.
  • Perform training of operators and other technicians in performing simple analyses and tests related to their working area (as needed)
  • Monitoring of analytical methods of analytical instruments in production (as needed).


  • Minimum of OND in Laboratory Science Technology, Food Science Technology Applied Science, or other related fields.
  • Minimum five (5) credits, including English Language and Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology in SSCE or its equivalent (Not more than 2 sittings).
  • Experience in laboratory or analytical environment with good understanding of Good Laboratory practices and laboratory safety.


  • Interesting and challenging work in a global organisation – a branch of worldwide and well recognized FMCG
  • Possibility to work with a dynamic team of professionals and leaders.
  • Possibility to work on challenging projects.
  • A work environment that promotes respect, professionalism, and professional growth opportunities
  • Possibility of personal development & career advancement.

How to Apply

The application is completely done online. Interested candidates should CLICK HERE to submit his/her application.    


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Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter


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