Work Location: Malagamot Road, Barangay Panacan, Davao City, Davao del Sur

Company Brief Description:

Philippine-Japan Active Carbon Corporation (PJAC) is a manufacturing company specializing in the production of Activated Carbon from coconut shell charcoal. It is solely owned by Kowa Company, Ltd. Products are sold entirely for export only.
The company was established in 1972 and is now in 50 years of service in the manufacturing and export of Activated Carbon Industry in Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines. As the pioneer in the manufacture of activated carbon in the Philippines, it is the first company granted by the government to operate at 100% Japanese capitalization.

The company ensures that products are made from high quality coconut charcoal. The activated carbon is manufactured under strictly controlled atmosphere to have high adsorption performance. The products of Philippine-Japan Active Carbon Corporation undergo quality assurance to ensure conformance to customers’ specifications. PJAC has established a customer-oriented Quality Management System that defines processes and sub-systems clearly understood and managed by qualified and competent personnel. The company quality management system is documented and CERTIFIED in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. PJAC Activated Carbon for Drinking Water is certified to NSF Standard 61 and NSF Standard 42 (Acid-washed carbons only) All products are Halal certified.

Job Title: Junior Chemist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible in the attainment of department goals based on agreed focus areas.
  • Management of department operation and its technical aspects.
  • Accurate, complete and timely delivery of Quality Assurance reports and documentation.
  • Effective documentation and implementation of Quality Assurance programs and regulations.
  • Strong coordination with other Department heads.
  • Effective recommendation and implementation of the Department budget & management.
  • Effective implementation of Quality Assurance programs and functions.
  • Builds continuous capability-enhancement of subordinate departments and interrelated processes.
  • Observes accurate, complete and timely submission of reports to Management.
  • Maintain proper asset accountability, usage and utilization.
  • Adaptable and available for position mobility and flexibility.
  • Active participation in meetings and trainings required by Top Management.
  • Demonstrate safe working practices and be proactive in keeping safety and work environment. Ensures good housekeeping is properly observed all throughout the workplace.

Job Qualifications:

  • Licensed Chemist;
  • Solid knowledge in Chemistry and laboratory testing;
  • Proficient laboratory skills and use of apparatus and equipment required to perform higher chemical testing work, including the operation of office computer equipment and a variety of software and applications;
  • Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations and to follow directions to ensure the end results are accurate and completed with the required timeframe;
  • Ability to execute detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions;
  • Can comfortably converse in English, Tagalog and Bisaya
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 15,001 to PHP 20,000

Contact Person / Details:
Marianne Joyce C. Ambulo
(082) 238-0073 to 74 / 09177101407

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 is a private bulk water supply facility that will supply over 300MLD water to the Davao City Water District.

Job Title: Chemist

Job Responsibilities:

Performs 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 PNSDW, DOH, DENR  other regulatory requirements and company standards

Job Qualifications:

  • 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 25,001 to PHP 30,000

Contact Person / Details:
Jessica Joy Adumduman

Chemist 1, Metadiagnostics, Inc dba Metametrics Laboratory

Name of Company / Institution: Metadiagnostics, Inc dba Metametrics Laboratory

Work Location: 88 Shaw Blvd., Oranbo Pasig City

Company Brief Description:

MetaMetrics Laboratory is a clinical laboratory that offers wide range of specialty tests helps include nutrient testing, environmental and inflammatory tests

Job Title: Chemist 1

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform and record approved procedures for biological sample preparation, testing, data processing and releasing of test results.
  • Responsible for analytical testing using advanced instrument (GC, LC-MS/MS, ICPMS, UPLC)
  • Assists in setting up and documentation requirements of LIMS and Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Accept, record and track all specimens or samples received in the laboratory; from receiving until release of test results to Admin Office.
  • Other duties as directed by management.

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate of BS Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Must be a registered Chemist
  • Must be professional, dependable, focused, detail oriented and highly trainable.
  • Must have strong technical, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience in handling analytical instruments like UV-VIS spectrophotometer, HPLC and GC.
  • Experience in handling biological samples, ICP, ICP-MS and LC-MS/MS would be advantageous.
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:1
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 25,001 to PHP 30,000

Contact Person / Details:
Arlene Santos Paed

Chemist – Laboratory Analyst, Procter & Gamble Philippines Inc.

Name of Company / Institution: Procter & Gamble Philippines Inc.

Work Location: LISP 1, Cabuyao, Laguna

Company Brief Description:

P&G Cabuyao Plant produces the brands which touch billions of Filipinos, like Ariel, Tide, Safeguard, Whisper, Pampers, Joy and Downy. Assuring the P&G Quality Promise, every day” Superior Quality is one of the key reasons over 4 billion consumers purchase our products and services every year. QA builds best-in-class quality systems and culture to assure P&G delivers the Quality Promise – “Quality our consumers, customers, regulators and employees trust –everywhere, every time.”

Our QA professionals are indispensable business partners dedicated to driving the integrity of our products end-to-end; assuring an exceptional consumer experience at the store shelf and in use.

Job Title: Chemist – Laboratory Analyst

Job Responsibilities:

You will define quality requirements and assure we’re designing in and delivering against product and market compliance and regulatory requirements with perfection. A career in QA builds change leadership and influence skills, breadth of experience across multiple geographies, businesses and regulatory environments, and depth of expertise in critical QA work processes such as chemical analysis, stability, validation, specifications, and auditing.

Your Team

The role reports to the department leader or lab manager. You will be working together with a team within the department to drive compliance and standards.

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Maintain high levels of quality control and quality assurance for the certification testing of finished products
  • Use Analytical techniques to verify that products tested meet quality specification
  • Provide technical support to operations units through problem solving
  • Perform quality investigations with strong CAPA (correction action and preventive action)
  • Maintain ISO 9001 and other quality system requirements relating to data generation, customer satisfaction and service commitments

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a LICENSED Chemist with a degree in BS Chemistry
  • With 1-3 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred but not required (open to Fresh Graduates)
  • Willing to work on a shifting schedule
  • Display strong technical, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Good speaking and written command of English
Type of Employment:Full-time
Available Slots:2-4
Monthly Salary Range:PHP 30,001 to PHP 40,000

Contact Person / Details:
Mariah Carisse Nobio

ICP Board Election 2023: Call for Nominations

The activities under the term of office of three members of the ICP Board of Directors expires on 30 June 2023. 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. Nominations are invited for the election of the ICP Board members who will hold office starting 01 August 2023 to 30 June 2026.

Three 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.The following members of the ICP Board of Directors have terms which will expire on 30 June 2023:

End TermAcademeGovernmentIndustry
2023Dr. Glenn V. Alea*Mr. Angelo S. Bugarin*Ms. Priscilla Alice L. Samonte*
2024Dr. Lilibeth dlC. CooMr. Admer Rey C. DablioMr. Mark L. Grageda
2025Dr. Fabian M. DayritAtty. Ma. Cristina L. MoratallaDr. Carmela Q. Capule
* Terms to expire on June 30, 2023.

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.

The ICP shall adopt the following election timeline:

01 June 2023Announcement of the Call for Nominations to the ICP Board of Directors
01-14 June 2023
 15-30 June 2023
Nomination Period (Google Form will be open until 11:59 PM of 14 June 2023)
Screening of nominations
01 July 2023Announcement of official candidates to the ICP Election 2023
01-13 July 2023Posting of Commitment Statements (AVPs) of the election official candidates
14-28 July 2023Election Period
28 July 2023, 12 noonClosing of the election, during closing of the 37th Philippine Chemistry Congress
31 July 2023Announcement of Election Winners: New members of the ICP Board of Directors

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 01 to 14 June 2023. Nomination is submitted online through a Google Form, which should be accomplished by 12 noon of 14 June;
  6. The official list of nominees will be posted on the ICP website (https://www.icp.org.ph/) 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); 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).