SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

The Lab Technician is responsible for supporting laboratory operation using basic technical ability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Develop and prepare simple personal care and/or color products
  • Order, receive and organize raw materials, lab supplies and equipment
  • Ability to evaluate a finished product or raw material in glass and a variety of components, under multiple environments
  • Document and report product evaluations
  • Calibrate and validate all lab equipment
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned


DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for his/her position.

  • Education: Bachelor Degree in Science preferred
  • Experience:
    • 1-2 years lab/formulation experience
    • Attention to detail, organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Good knowledge of product forms and textures
  • Understanding/knowledge of packaging and material types a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs and be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Knowledge and use of Brookfield viscometers, pH meter, pychnometers, mixers, hotplates
  • Knowledge of Access, Excel, Word and AS400

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Ability to utilize a computer, telephone, fax and copy machine as well as other general office equipment. Strong computer skills are required.

Ability to utilize Brookfield viscometers, pH meters, pychnometers, mixers and hotplates

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly sit, listen, speak, type and move throughout the facility. Must be capable of using a keyboard for computer purposes.