Lab Technician

Job ID 19-00112

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location North Brunswick, NJ


Key Responsibilities:
- Prepare submission bench batches for client approvals based on prescribed formulations and product specifications.
- Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques for working at the bench; formulation batching, pH, viscosity, and stability studies.
- Compile and analyze test information as needed to report to supervisor.
- Operate specialized lab equipment and become familiar with all aspects of technical testing and evaluation based on results.
- Confer with formulators as needed on formulas, processes or analytical methods.
- Maintain relevant data throughout each product's development.
- Maintain accurate real time entries on lab notebooks to ensure accuracy and completeness and associated electronic data bases.
- Maintain laboratory raw material database.
- Prepare samples to send out to third party testing lab for Micro Testing.
- Maintain product retain log books
- Perform daily calibration of laboratory equipment.
- Maintain adherence to cGMP's (current Good Manufacturing Procedures), GLP's (Good Laboratory Procedures), and SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) for the personal care industry.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.


Skills and Abilities Qualification:
- Attention to detail and analytical thinking, ability to apply general concepts to specific problems to produce positive results is a must.
- Must be familiar with laboratory equipment used in the process of creating bench batches.
- Has basic working knowledge and understanding of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field of personal care products
- Strong mathematical aptitude.
- Professional written and oral communication skills.
- Computer literate in Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook.

Education and Training:
- Associates of Science or higher in Chemistry and/or a combination of vocational training, education and experience that is equivalent to the employment standards listed above and provides the required knowledge and skills.
- 0-2 years' experience in a laboratory setting preferably in personal care, hair care and skin care industry