Lab Technician

  • location: Montvale, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $16.15 - $19 per hour

job description

Lab Technician

Job Title: R&D Stability Lab Technician

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the production of lab samples and product testing (performance, stability, analytical, etc.).
  • Perform chemical and physical analyses on raw materials, prototypes and finished products.
  • Interpret test results and investigations.
  • Collect data needed for product registration with federal, state and other regulatory agencies.
  • Perform other assignments delegated by immediate supervisor.
  • Perform routine standardization and maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Lab Management
  • Equipment calibration
  • DI water verification
  • Ordering of chemicals/supplies
  • Maintaining safety standards (PEL lists, eye wash inspections)
  • Updating chemical inventory, sourcing SDSs, regularly disposing of expired chemicals
  • Managing lab waste with Jeff's guidance
  • Ensuring a safe work environment
  • Conducting R&D testing required for consumer complaints
  • Working with Packaging to inspect/qualify new packaging
  • Supporting product development with raw material assessments (attrition testing)
  • Setting up stability testing and placing into appropriate chambers
  • Carry out testing on aerosol products
  • Functionality testing
  • Can inspections
  • Maintaining instruments used for stability testing
  • Preparing 10% KI solutions for active oxygen testing
  • Disposing of sulfuric acid titrant waste
  • Maintaining an accurate ELN to ensure reproducibility of experiments and a log of data
  • Managing time to complete tasks efficiently and prioritizing work load
  • Troubleshooting any other problems, tasks, projects as needed
Education & Qualifications

  • Possess a good technical background in Chemistry or equivalent of education and experience.
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory safety.
  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel. Etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Standard work schedule (35 hrs per week)
  • Self motivated
  • Strong documentation experience
  • Ability to interpret data
  • Understanding of the tests and reasons for testing
Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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