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Laboratory Tech - 1st Shift

Company: The Bountiful Company
Location: Leonia
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestl-- Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life -, Nature's Bounty -, Vital Proteins -, Nuun -, Persona Nutrition -, BOOST -, Carnation Breakfast Essentials -, Peptamen -, Compleat Organic Blends -, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.


Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.


We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.


This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.



Job Description

Under the direction of the QC Laboratory Supervisor, the Lab Technician is responsible for performing routine laboratory support functions, cleaning of glassware and general housekeeping. - Non-routine duties are performed in a learning capacity under direct supervision. - Responsibilities are focused on less complex testing and support functions.


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Processes samples for chemical and/or biological analysis. - This may involve collecting specialized samples in various production areas. - This may also involve sample preparations for further analysis by other laboratory personnel. -

  • Conduct routine and laboratory support functions, such as preparation of media, reagents and standard solutions, stocking and distributing supplies and equipment and collecting, washing and storing glassware. - As required, maintains related notes and records.

  • Makes and records observations, performs calculations, collects and may assist in preparing data for evaluation. - As required, operates personal computer and applies various software packages to input or retrieve data and information. - Keeps Supervisor informed of work status. -

  • Prioritizes workload and meets scheduled timelines.

  • Informs Supervisor of equipment and supply needs required to avoid delays in testing.

  • Reports results of assignments and maintains and performs related record keeping in compliance with approved regulatory polocies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements. - Follows and complies with all appropriate SOP's, QP's, GMP's and safety and health requirements as applicable.

  • Demonstrate good housekeeping practices to minimize analytical mix-ups, potential laboratory contamination and safety hazards. - Understanding and handling of hazardous materials and waste using proper and safe techniques. - Selected qualified associates at the discretion of the Quality Control Management will be responsible for handling hazardous waste management. -

  • Assists higher level technical and scientific personnel as needed to learn more advanced techniques, equipment, instrumentation and procedures specific to the Quality Control Department.

  • Display ability in interpreting and evaluating atypical/OOS results and immediately report them to Supervisor.

  • Show versatility and be able to work as a part of a team when required. -

  • Other duties as assigned.



    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

    • Bachelor of Science degree preferred.

    • Ability to learn analytical skills.

    • Good time management skills and have the ability to meet deadlines.

    • Must be willing to work under extreme pressures and work Overtime if required.

    • Ability to write simple correspondence and have good verbal communication skills.

    • Basic mathematical skills.

    • Good computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel).

    • Exhibit positive attitude towards work and responsibilities.

    • Must be able to organize generated data, evaluate and interpret the results when compared to specifications.

    • Physical demands: standing, lifting.


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      It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.


      To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. -In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. -Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.


      The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. -All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.


      This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.



Keywords: The Bountiful Company, Tenafly , Laboratory Tech - 1st Shift, Other , Leonia, New Jersey

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