Laboratory Technician

Job Category: Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kaduna
Salary: 151000-200000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group is a distinguished recruitment firm based in Lagos, providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services across Africa. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce.

About Our Client:
Our client is a reputable pharmaceutical company based in Lagos, Nigeria, committed to producing high-quality pharmaceutical products to meet the healthcare needs of the population. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team of professionals, our client aims to ensure the safety, efficacy, and reliability of its products.

Role Summary:
As a Laboratory Technician at our client’s pharmaceutical company, you will be responsible for performing a variety of laboratory tests and analyses to support product development, quality control, and research activities. You will play a crucial role in maintaining the quality and integrity of pharmaceutical products through accurate and reliable testing.


  • Perform routine and non-routine laboratory tests and analyses on raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products using a variety of analytical techniques and instrumentation.
  • Prepare and standardize reagents, solutions, and media for use in laboratory testing, following established protocols and procedures.
  • Record and interpret test results accurately, documenting findings and deviations in laboratory notebooks and electronic systems.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation, performing calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting to ensure reliable and accurate test results.
  • Assist with method validation, method transfer, and equipment qualification activities, following regulatory requirements and guidelines.
  • Adhere to laboratory safety protocols and procedures, including the proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and R&D, to support product development, quality improvement, and research projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or related field.
  • Proven experience working as a Laboratory Technician or Laboratory Assistant in a pharmaceutical or healthcare setting.
  • Strong knowledge of laboratory techniques and instrumentation, including HPLC, GC, UV-Vis spectroscopy, and microbiological testing methods.
  • Familiarity with cGMP regulations, pharmacopoeial standards, and laboratory quality systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to follow instructions and collaborate effectively with colleagues.


  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for performance-based bonuses.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for learning and growth.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the development and quality assurance of pharmaceutical products.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Laboratory Technician Application”.

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