• location: Melville, NY
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $22 - $27 per hour
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The primary purpose of this position is to test all incoming raw materials assure they meet our specification and all USP, AOCS, FDA and company requirements and regulations. This testing includes standard test methods with set specification and organoleptic testing that requires the ability to make decisions on subjective tests like color, odor and physical form. Required to write reports, perform database entry and record-keeping, along with inventory maintenance and filing.

??? 50% - Testing of raw materials following specifications. These tests include wet chemistry methods along with some instrumental analysis and, for every sample received; organoleptic testing which typically requires interpretation of subjective specifications in color, odor and appearance. The candidate, over time, should be able to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision and should have the decision making skills that enables them to disposition raw materials also with a minimum of supervision.
??? 20% - Perform any in-process testing, lab maintenance, lab inventory tracking that is required and assist other departments as needed. Also, review and update lab Standard Operating Procedures as needed.
??? 15% - Initiate Kitting process by collecting required documentation needed for raw material approval as per Standard Operating Procedures.
15% - Perform daily water system testing. Collect samples for cleaning validation. Assist, as needed, in the training of temporary lab technicians and perform all other duties as assigned, including basic lab maintenance.

Working hours: 3:30 PM - 11:00 PM

--Microsoft office. Access a plus, SAP a plus.
--Good scientific knowledge is required.
--Solid awareness and practice of safe lab procedures.
--Basic knowledge of chemistry techniques (GMP and Good Lab Practices) and knowledge of: Titration, Pipetting, PH Viscosity, IR (Infrared), and making solutions.
--Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in written formats.
--Problem solving skills a plus.
--Knowledge of cosmetic ingredients a plus.
--Must be flexible to work different shifts and overtime as needed.
--Must be able to lift 35 lbs.

Please send resumes to if interested!

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