Associate Scientific Officer



The Associate Scientific Officer is responsible for undertaking laboratory work involving aseptic fungal strain culturing, maintenance, propagation, and storage of fungal cultures as directed and to a high standard. The incumbent will be expected to operate and maintain laboratory equipment and laboratory consumables, and also assist with data processing.


Core Responsibilities


  • Aflatoxin Bio-Control Product Manufacturing: developing, planning and execution of spore production of selected Aspergillus Flavus strain for Aflatoxin Bio-control product production
  • Inventory Management: Managing FIFO system for product and lab chemicals. keeping complete log of manufactured and used products
  • Grower Training: on Aflatoxin bio-control product benefits and its usage technique in maize field to reduce aflatoxin levels
  • Micro-Biology Lab Equipment Working and Validation: keeping all equipment in working condition and validated from relevant authorities
  • Soil and Corn Sampling: sampling across Pakistan for new strains identification to enrich/ boost product efficiency
  • Liaison with Regulators and Research Institutes: smooth association with DPP to make sure that conditions and requirements for registration and its use are duly met. To progress on Aflatoxin biocontrol product a strong association with international and local relevant research agencies
  • EHS Compliance: comply with the rules set by the Rafhan’s EHS Committee to ensure safety at work and home

Organization Rafhan Maize Products Co. Ltd
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Associate Scientific Officer
Job Location Faisalabad,Pakistan
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-11-24 1:34 pm
Expires on 2023-01-08