Chemical Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Fosad Consulting Ltd

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Working closely with process chemists and chemical technicians to ensure maximum output levels and the efficient running of the production facility.
  • Will be involved full time on the mixture and production of paint products.
  • Attending all process safety reviews as necessary and making sure that all agreed recommendations are adhered to.
  • Estimating production cost reports for senior managers.
  • Attend weekly progress meetings with other members of the development team.
  • Involved in researching ways to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Participating in incident investigations.
  • Preparing plant layout, equipment list, capital cost estimate and operating cost estimate.
  • Developing process chemistry.
  • Deciding on the most effective arrangement of operations for mixing, crushing and heat transfer etc.
  • Conducting experiments and calculating temperature and pressure during the industrial process.
  • Providing technical expertise, leadership and direction to various work groups.
  • Developing strict safety guidelines are making sure they are adhered to.
  • Involved in building small-scale models of the actual processing facilities.
  • Reviewing and approving drawings and assembly layouts.
  • Advising on which plant and machinery will be the most efficient.
  • Supervising production lines.
  • Interacting with regulatory agencies and authorized inspectors to ensure regulatory compliance.



  • B.Sc in Chemical Engineering or MSc in any related field
  • Certificate of membership of any chemical engineering regulatory body (necessary)
  • Certificate of training's attended (not necessary) 
  • Work experience in a Paint Production Company (necessary)


  • Familiarity with all process design safety requirements.
  • Possessing a excellent team spirit and capable of interacting effectively with other discipline engineers.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Comprehensive understanding of government and industry related rules and regulations.
  • Familiar with CHEMCAD, HAZOP and AUTOCAD.
  • Extensive experience of developing industrial chemical processes.
  • Knowledge of both mechanical and electrical engineering.
  • Able to work in cross-functional projects.
  • Experience of absorption, evaporation and electromagnetic equipment.
  • Able to perform predictive and root cause analysis of problems and then initiate corrective action.
  • Flexible handling a variety of tasks and shift priorities simultaneously.
  • Can work independently and in a team environment.
  • Enjoy solving problems.
  • Attention to detail.


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