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Aquada Development Corporation operates an automated rice mill that produces whole grain rice and rice flour, a bakery (using local wholesome ingredients) and a variety of other processes.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fermentation Specialist

Umuahia, Abia State.

Job Requirements
We are looking for a scientist to join our growing bio-based chemicals refining and distillation operation. The ideal candidate must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have at least THREE (3) years experience in microbiology, biochemistry, industrial chemistry or (bio)chemical engineering.
  • Have excellent training in microbiology, biochemistry, chemical engineering, industrial chemistry or industrial microbiology.
  • Have at least TWO (2) years of experience with industrial-scale fermentation operations. (We will consider school projects or thesis projects to count as part of this requirement).
  • Be able to demonstrate first-hand understanding of fermentation operations.
  • Be able to write and document process operations very well.
  • Be able to demonstrate clear leadership abilities.
  • Be able and available to relocate to Umuahia, Abia State.

ANY of the following will be considered advantageous:

  • Prior experience working in ethanol production or similar process operations.
  • Prior experience managing a chemical or industrial process.
  • Prior experience designing or developing fermentation processes.
  • Facility with microbiological laboratory operations.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates must submit a CV and a cover letter to . The cover Letter should address the suitability of the candidate based on the criteria outlined above.

Note: Only applications with a cover letter will be considered.

Location Old Umuahia, Nigeria
Field Microbiologist
Biochemical / Bioprocess Engineer
Time A
Date 14 May 2021
Start Date 31 May 2021
Length of Employment Indefinite Period
Contract Fixed-term contract
Company name Aquada Development Corporation, Ltd. Visit company page
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Aquada Development Corporation operates a number of food processing facilities that produce wholesome, healthy food products from crops grown by cooperating farmers. We also operate a number of renewable and bio-based energy processes utilizing agricultural waste streams. For more information, visit:


Name Aquada HR Manager (NG) Manager
Phone +2348023944444