Chemical Engineer/Chemist

Namib Poultry

Namib Poultry is recruiting a Chemical Engineer/Chemist, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • The primary responsibility of this role is to oversee and maintain water quality within the utility systems at the processing plant and ensure the provision of potable water to farming operations
  • Optimizing water-related processes, implementing quality control measures, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards
  • Water Quality Management:
  • Monitor and analyse water quality parameters in the utility systems at the processing plant and Farming Services
  • Implement and maintain water treatment processes to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct regular water sampling and analysis, interpret results, and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Process Optimization:
  • Collaborate with plant engineers to optimize water-related processes for efficiency and sustainability
  • Identify opportunities for water conservation and implement measures to reduce water consumption
  • Troubleshoot and address any issues related to water quality and utility systems promptly
  • Regulatory Compliance:
  • Stay abreast of environmental regulations and industry standards related to water quality
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulatory agencies as required
  • Collaboration with Farming Operations:
  • Oversee the provision of potable water to farming operations, ensuring adherence to quality standards
  • Collaborate with farm managers to address any water quality concerns on the farming side
  • Provide technical support and training to farm personnel on water management best practices
  • Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain accurate records of water quality testing, treatment processes, and compliance documentation
  • Generate regular reports on water quality metrics, trends, and performance indicators
  • General:
  • Monitor and Report Water Quality and Adjust Chemical Dosing Regime to Condensers of Cooling Plant
  • Monitor and Report Water Quality and Adjust Chemical Dosing Regime to Boilers at Processing Plant
  • Monitor and Adjustment Post-Treatment / Disinfection of Potable Water to Farming Operations
  • Improve Chemical Treatment Programmes & Efficiencies in the Water Department
  • Performing of additional Ad Hoc tasks as and when required by Management
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related field
  • 2 years of experience in a technical background will be an added advantage
  • Previous experience in water quality management within an industrial or processing plant setting will be advantageous
  • Proficient in English, being bilingual will be advantageous
  • Must be able to work weekends, overtime, and public holidays as and when required
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • The Company is an equal opportunity Employer and offers a comprehensive market related package
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified Copies of Qualifications
  • Certified Copies of Identification Documents
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation to Human Resources at with the Subject line “Chemical Engineer/Chemist”
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