Laboratory Supervisor 1

Laboratory Supervisor

Malawi Fertilizer Company Ltd

Malawi Fertilizer Company (MFC) invites applications from suitably qualified and result driven candidates for consideration for the following position, which is tenable at the MFC Plant in Liwonde:


Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing all laboratory functions.
  • Research and develop up dated methods leading to more efficient and safer testing.
  • Inventory and ordering of supplies required for the laboratory to function seamlessly.
  • Training Laboratory Technicians on new methods, health / safety protocols, analytical techniques.
  • Maintain quality Manual and SOP.

Minimum Qualification and work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or Biochemistry obtained from a recognised university.
  • Computer Literacy is a must.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role.


  • Willing to learn new and upcoming technologies to improve efficiency and quality of sample testing.
  • Skills in problem solving forward planning.
  • Excellent supervisory skills and time management.
  • Outstanding written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop an environment of continual improvement.
  • Ability to develop and build a team that is focused and motivated.

The successful applicants will be provided with a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with these positions.

Those meeting the requirements should send their applications with detailed CV’s and at least three traceable referees to:

The Human Resources Manager
Malawi Fertilizer Company Ltd
P.O. Box 1631

Closing date is Friday, 17th September 2021.

Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.