Food Chemist (Food and Water Testing Experience)

SGS Testing & Control Services Singapore Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 26-Jun-2019
EA Licence No: 10C4942|EA Personal Registration No: R1221389
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description



  • To perform analyses on Food/Water product samples according to International standards/Global SOPs
  • To assist Senior Chemist to perform calibration and validation checks on the equipments used for testing
  • Training of new lab analysts


Preparation & Testing

  • Prepare samples and carry out photo taking of samples for testing (if required).
  • Ensure tests are carried out to the requirements of test methods and quality policies of the laboratory.
  • Ensure that tests are performed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Perform on-site sampling for water and food testing when required
  • Prepare legible and accurate data for further review
  • Perform method validation and measurement uncertainty for tests
  • Perform calibration and maintenance for the equipments used for tests.
  • Upkeep cleanliness of work areas, apparatus and equipments after use.


Result Reporting & Vendor (Sub-Contractor) Management

  • Evaluate test results
  • Deliver reports on test results to clients
  • Manage workflow of jobs assigned to sub-contractors and monitor delivery of work in a timely and accurate manner
  • To execute the job with strict observance to the SGS Code of Integrity and QHSE procedures.
  • At all times, adopt a safe behavior by exercising due regard for the Health and Safety of SGS employees and clients, in line with SGS policies and procedures
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Management


  • Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Food Testing laboratory
  • Communicate effectively in English, both written and oral


  • Able to solve problems, trouble shoot test results and implement the necessary corrective actions
  • Be a subject matter expert on the area of subject testing
  • Provide QA and maintain equipment calibration for equipments and chemicals used for Water/Chemical tests.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Must be able to multi-task and work effectively in fast –paced environment
  • Able to communicate effectively with sub-contractors to achieve objectives
  • Able to interact well with the team
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SGS Testing & Control Services Singapore Pte Ltd