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Personal Care Manufacturing Company with products sold in the domestic and international markets. The company is based in Sunshine Coast and is looking for a Formulation Compounder/Chemist Assistant to join our small technical team in an
innovative and dynamic company.
We are seeking a Compounder/Lab assistant to assist R&D Chemists in lab duties and manufacturing of products for our retail customers.
Ideally, the successful applicant will have experience within the Personal Care industry.
Roles and Responsibilities
To perform experiments/tests and documenting results
Packaging, labeling and organizing all samples ready for testing or other purposes as directed
Ingredient research and documenting of potential new raw materials
Running the stability program – checking all samples in each incubator every week, taking the pH & viscosity and documenting all results in appropriate spreadsheets.
Support with the development new formulations for personal care products
Comprehensive supervised product testing
Support new product formulation development
Support in review / upgrade of existing formulations
Developing and maintaining SOPs for new products and maintaining existing SOP’s
Have a passion for developing new products
The successful applicant will have:
o Background in cosmetics or chemistry/science would be considered.
o Attention to detail and good organisation skills.
o Sound ability to deliver sustainable continuous improvement initiatives;
o Excellent teamwork with ability to work autonomously.
o Ability to think clearly and logically and make decisions under pressure
o Desire to build manufacturing knowledge and capability
o Excellent communication skills both up and down command chain.
o Motivation to learn and to understand the technology that is applicable to the products.
o Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
o Diploma of Personal Care Formulation or Certificate in Advanced Cosmetic Science (IPCS)
o Understanding and application of safety management principles;
o Understanding and application of good manufacturing practice (GMP);
o Understanding and application of quality principles;
o Understanding and application of Lean principles and tools;
o Knowledge of R&D process would be beneficial but not necessary
o Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook);
o experience in laboratory environments
o Practical work experience within an analytical environment with an emphasis on
instrumentation and Wet chemistry.
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