Position Summary

Research and Development Technician will be fully responsible for planning, data collection/analysis, and reporting of their assigned research initiatives. The Research Technician will be expected to follow proper procedures; perform accurate computations and prepare daily reports and data sheets. The Research Technician requires a hands-on, team-based approach. The Research Technician will answer directly to the R&D Manager.

Job Type
Full-Time
Benefits
401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO
Responsibilities

• Accurately and efficiently prepare samples based on formulations and instructions provided by R&D Chemists and management.

• Assure that bulk batches, finished products, and raw materials meet the Bell Labs established sample specifications and quality standards and that sample documents are saved properly.

• Maintain and organize the Lab cabinets for product standards and bulk retains.

• Perform calculations to determine proper mixture proportions for trial batching.

• Perform routine tests on products such as measuring pH, specific gravity, viscosity, as well as sensory testing of color, odor, appearance and texture.

• To support R & D team members as defined by R &D Manager.

• To work upon multiple development topics and projects as required.

• To maintain comprehensive and accurate records of all work in formats required.

• Maintain a clean laboratory environment and equipment.

• Communicating research issues and concerns immediately with all relevant personnel to achieve timely and effective results.

• Assist in all activities related to product development-fill samples, prepare sample for stability testing, perform routine testing.

Requirements

Basic Requirements

• Associate or technical degree or equivalent years of experience in laboratory 

• Two or more years of experience in product development

• Self-motivated • Team player, and able to work on own initiative

• Excellent interpersonal and communications (both verbal and written) skills.

• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

• Able to exhibit the positive behavioral attributes as required by the company.

 

Additional Information

Preferred Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or Biology

• Experience in working for personal care contract manufacturer

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