Soko Process / Laboratory Chemist Job Vacancy in Kenya


Position Title: Process / Laboratory Chemist

Who we are?

Soko is an ethical lifestyle brand that leverages technology with human ingenuity to catalyze global supply chain innovation, partnering with artisan entrepreneurs to create thoughtful fashion for consumers who care and won’t compromise.

Position Summary: The Plating / Laboratory Chemist responsibilities include planning, implementing, maintaining and managing procedures to optimize the Electroplating process.

He / She will also be responsible for Lab management, bath maintenance, offering technical advice on chemical and Lab / EP equipment and chemical sourcing.

He/She will be reporting to the Head Supply Chain Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to;

  • Plating materials Forecast, plan, implement and control plating schedule for job and review and adjust where necessary.
  • Carry out plating processes
  • Ensure availability of process water through timely operation of reverse osmosis water treatment water.
  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.
  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and organizing the repair and routine maintenance of plating equipment.
  • Work with other departmental heads to implement the company’s policies and goals.
  • Monitor quality standards of the products
  • Implement standard operating procedures for plating operations and chemical analysis of plating solutions and ensure they are adhered to.
    1. Chemical analysis through volumetric analysis
    2. Density, PH and conductivity tests
    3. Hull cell test
    4. Calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Timely prepare and maintain plating reports
  • Preparation and maintenance of laboratory documentation.
  • Day to day plating cost tracking

More Details on Experience

  • BSc degree in Chemistry/Science/Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in electrolysis process
  • Analytics and Communication skills

How to Apply

If you are interested in the role or know someone who would be a good fit, please send CV and cover letter to by eod December 16, 2022.