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R&D Lab Technician needed asap
Posted date [Mar-25-13]  (ID: 25874)
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We are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician to work in our Research & Development lab. This is a permanent full time position hired directly by our client, who is a large manufactruing company in the pharmaceutical industry. Benefits and vacation time are included. Day shift (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday). Excellent learning oppertunity!

Position Summary:

Preparation, modification and development of laboratory samples under the guidance of the senior chemists given customer requirements according to prescribed standards.

Determine chemical, physical and organoleptic characteristics of formulations.

Perform tests, maintain data, prepare laboratory reports and communicate with chemists and manager to ensure product quality. 

Responsibilities & Duties:

Preparing batches/samples of new liquid personal care product formulations, given the desired product requirements.

Execution of standard laboratory testing ensuring laboratory protocols are followed and turn-around-times are met.

Manufacture of formulations to achieve desired product characteristics, including colour, viscosity, ect before the formulations and process instructions are sent to the scale up and batching stages.

Recommend changes to formulas to improve characteristics and cost effectiveness.

Set up, adjust and operate laboratory equipment and instruments.

Package and labele stable samples prior to production.

Document all observations, experiments, test results and information into lab book, and to maintain the database with the latest information. 

Clean laboratory equipment and follow all company health and safety policies.

Education & Experience:

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or equivalent. 

1 -3 years experience in a laboratory environment in a product development capacity.

Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Eager to learn and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Liquid formulation of personal care products (shampoo, body wash, lotions, mouth wash ect) and product development experience is required.

We thank all applicants for applying. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Please forward your resume to


Job Title R&D Lab Technician needed asap
Company Name Zenith Recruitment
Category Category -> Manufacturing & Utilities
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary $32,000- 34,000
Location Keele & Steeles
Area Area -> Toronto