Chemist/Laboratory Analyst, UNAHCO Inc.

Name of Company / Institution: UNAHCO Inc.

Work Location: # 17 Sheridan St. Brgy. Buayang Bato Mandaluyong City

Company Brief Description:

During the population boom in the early 60’s, United Laboratories, UNILAB, then, the country’s leading pharmaceutical company, created a company to look after the need of animal raisers who faced the challenge of providing more food to more people. Thus Univet Agricultural Products was born. Its ultimate goal was to feed the growing nation and provide livelihood among Filipinos by quality veterinary health products.

Today, UNIVET integrates high-quality animal health and nutrition products as it reinvents itself as the UNIVET Nutition and Animal Healthcare Company (UNAHCO)- a company that provides a range of animal health and nutrition products and programs that will meet specific farm requirements and optimize economic returns, adding greater quality and value to commercial farm operations.

Job Title: Chemist/Laboratory Analyst

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draws, inspects and classifies samples of all raw and packaging materials, goods in-process and finished products through microscopy, organoleptic / physical tests and cyclic inspection; indicates disposition on inspections undertaken.
  • Conducts 100% inspection of raw materials which are susceptible to adulteration and goods in-process at all manufacturing stages.
  • Issues rejection report for the non-conforming raw and packaging materials and finished products; recommends corrective and preventive actions on discrepancies noted.
  • Monitors compliance with the first in / expiry – first out policy for the usage of raw and packaging materials and for the release of finished products.
  • Prepares inspection report and maintains / updates records as evidence of quality inspections.
  • Participates in the review and update of quality assurance and good manufacturing practices by providing recommendations and assistance in researches and studies.
  • Undertakes quality control checks on product stocks at store level as requested.
  • Oversees, provides technical guidance, and ensures proper application in the conduct of fogging / fumigation operations.
  • Performs such other duties and responsibilities related to and/or implied from the above enumeration.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of BS Chemistry, board passer.
  • With good scholastic records.
  • Preferably with experience in QA/QC operations.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Willing to be assigned anywhere in the Philippines.
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:2-4
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 20,001 to PHP 25,000

Contact Person / Details:
Abegail C. Valenzuela

Updating the ICP Election Procedures for 2023 (ICP Board Resolution No 2023-002)

WHEREAS, the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP) is the Accredited Integrated Professional Organization duly accredited by the Professional Regulatory Commission to represent the Chemistry profession; 

WHEREAS, Sec. 4, Paragraph (h) of Republic Act No. 10657 otherwise known as the Chemistry Profession Act of 2015 states that the professional practice of chemistry covers the performance of the following and similar activities, such as consultation, investigation, or research concerning physico-chemical or biochemical matters which involve public interest, public safety, laws or regulations; 

WHEREAS, the activities under the term of office of three members of the ICP Board of Directors expires on 30 June 2023; 

WHEREAS, the following members of the ICP Board of Directors have terms which will expire on 30 June 2023: 

End Term Academe GovernmentIndustry
2023 Dr. Glenn V. Alea* Mr. Angelo S. Bugarin* Ms. Priscilla Alice L. Samonte* 
2024 Dr. Lilibeth dlC. Coo Mr. Admer Rey C. Dablio Mr. Mark L. Grageda 
2022 Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit Dr. Carmela Q. Capule Atty. Ma. Cristina L. Moratalla, RCh, JD 
* Terms to expire on 30 June 2023. 

WHEREAS, three (3) board members — one representative each from the industry, government and academe — are to be elected. Only active REGULAR members of the ICP (chemists) may nominate and be nominated; 

WHEREAS, the elected members of the board are expected to regularly attend the meetings of the ICP and actively participate in activities geared towards achieving the objectives of the ICP as follows: 

  1. Support the implementation of the Chemistry Profession Act and the Code of Ethics for chemists and safeguard the professional interests of the registered chemists; 
  2. Make the chemistry professionals (both chemists and chemical technicians) conscious of their serious responsibilities in helping the country develop; 
  3. Provide a forum to exchange ideas on the chemistry profession; 
  4. Cultivate discipline among the members, develop the spirit of camaraderie, and maintain occupational standards; 
  5. Encourage and foster chemical education; and 
  6. Develop a continuing program of activities leading towards upgrading of standards, such as accreditation of laboratories and professional competencies. 

WHEREAS, in view of the upcoming 37th Philippine Chemistry Congress which is organized by the ICP, the terms of members of the ICP Board of Directors which will expire by 30 June 2023 is extended until 31 July 2023; 

WHEREAS, the ICP shall adopt the following election timeline: 

Dates Activities
01 June 2023 Announcement of the Call for Nominations to the ICP Board of Directors 
15-30 June 2023 Nomination Period; Screening of nominations 
01 July 2023 Announcement of official candidates to the ICP Election 2023 
01-13 July 2023 Posting of Commitment Statements (AVPs) of the election official candidates 
14-28 July 2023 Election Period 
28 July 2023, 12 noon Closing of the election 
31 July 2023 Announcement of Election Winners: New members of the ICP Board of Directors 

WHEREAS, the ICP shall adopt the following election guidelines, to wit: 

  1. Only REGULAR members of the ICP in good standing can be nominated, submit a nomination, and vote. Self-nomination will NOT be accepted. The ICP Membership Committee shall confirm the status of nominators, nominees, and voters; 
  2. Incumbent officers of any ICP Chapter or Cluster CANNOT be nominated; 
  3. The ICP Election Committee will contact the nominee through the email address provided by the nominator; 
  4. To be an Official Candidate, the nominee must accept the nomination by email on or before the deadline set by the Committee, with official endorsement from immediate supervisor or head of agency/company/laboratory to which the nominee is affiliated. The nominee must submit his/her CV using the ICP COMELEC prescribed format; 
  5. The nomination period is from 15 to 30 June 2023. Nomination is submitted online through a Google Form, which should be accomplished by 12 noon of 30 June; 
  6. The official list of nominees will be posted on the ICP website ( by 01 July 2023; 
  7. The election period will be from 14 to 28 July 2023. Each official candidate will be given a chance to present themselves to the ICP voters through posting of commitment videos on the ICP website and social media account on 01-13 July 2023. The official close of the election will be on the closing ceremony of the 37th Philippine Chemistry Congress, 28 July 2023, 12 noon. Results will be announced on 31 July 2023; 
  8. The winning candidate from each sector will hold office for a term of 3 years (2023 to 2026); 
  9. The ICP Elections Committee (ICP COMELEC) for 2023 is composed of the following: Dr. Lilibeth dlC. Coo (Chairperson), Mr. Mark L. Grageda, and Mr. Admer Rey C. Dablio (Members). 



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Chemist, Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc.

Name of Company / Institution: Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc.

Work Location: Purok 6A San Miguel, Brgy. Gumalang, Baguio District, Calinan Davao City, 8000

Company Brief Description:

Apo Agua Infrastructura Inc, an Aboitiz InfraCapital Inc. (AIC) subsidiary is one of the Philippines’ largest private bulk water supply facilities. Once operational, this will supply over 300 million liters per day of safe and sustainable water to the Davao City Water District for the people of Davao City.

Job Title: Chemist

Job Responsibilities:

Will perform Physico-chemical tests, organic and inorganic chemical testing of raw water, processed water, plant-treated water, water at distribution system and service reservoirs, private entities, environmental samples, and other samples in compliance with government regulatory requirements and company standards.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of BS Chemistry
  • Registered Chemist or Registered Chemical Technician
  • At least two (2) years of experience as a laboratory analyst
  • With ISO 17025 and Good Laboratory Practices Training is an advantage
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 20,001 to PHP 25,000

Contact Person / Details:
Jessica Joy Adumduman

Chemist, Magnakron Oleo Philippines, Inc.

Name of Company / Institution: Magnakron Oleo Philippines, Inc.

Work Location: Brgy. Osmeña, Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte, Bicol Region

Company Brief Description:

We are an integrated Oleo chemical company producing fatty acids, fatty alcohol, glycerine, and RBD from coconut oil.  The company is the manufacturing arm of Magnakron USA headquartered in New Jersey.

Job Title: Chemist

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure that samples received by the Laboratory are properly documented
  2. Perform analysis using appropriate method on samples as per required parameters
  3. Ensure that analytical results are reliable and reportable
  4. Ensure that analytical results are properly communicated
  5. Ensure that only on-spec materials are approved for transfer to product tanks
  6. Ensure that analytical instruments are properly functioning including the implementation of statistical process control (SPC) programme
  7. Ensure that standardized reagents are accurately prepared
  8. Ensure that relevant safety practices are implemented in the laboratory
  9. Ensure that wastes generated by the laboratory are properly segregated and disposed as per procedure
  10. Communicates to the Lab Supervisor and Manager issues related to the Laboratory process

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Licensed Chemist

Preferably at least 2 years in an analytical laboratory in an oleochemical industry
Knowledge on Gas Chromatography is an advantage
Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

Other Attributes       
Good analytical skills, trainable, willing to work on shift, Team player, good time management, good work attitude and
knowledge on safe laboratory practices

Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:2-4
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 20,001 to PHP 25,000

Contact Person / Details:


Name of Company / Institution: LEYTE AGRI CORPORATION

Work Location: AA Compound Brgy. Ipil Ormoc, City Leyte

Company Brief Description:

LEYTE AGRI CORPORATION is located at Ormoc City, Leyte. We started operations last September 1, 2001 and is the first nonexclusive bioethanol producer and manufacturer in the Philippines. It remains steadfast in meeting the growing demand for bioethanol fuel.

Job Title: Laboratory Head

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for developing and managing the budget for the department.
  2. Performance evaluation of department’s personnel
  3. COA molasses, denatured, denaturing,
  4. PR of lab supplies, chemicals, equipment
  5. Quarterly office supplies
  6. Laboratory Budget
  7. Inventory and request
  8. Equipment Performance Qualification
  9. Work order
  10. Virtual Sampling
  11. Sulfuric acid delivery
  12. Daily report
  13. Risk Assessment
  14. Laboratory Shifting Schedule
  15. Skills matrix

Job Qualifications:

  • Registered Chemist
  • At least 1 (one) year work experience in Bioethanol Industry or equivalent
  • At least two (2) years work experience in supervisory/managerial position
  • Applicant must be willing to work in Brgy. Ipil, Ormoc City, Leyte
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 40,001 to PHP 50,000

Contact Person / Details:
Marian Diendo