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R&D Lab Assistant - Day Shift

Chemaid, 100 Mayhill Street, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, United States of America Req #281
Friday, November 15, 2019
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Position: R&D Lab Assistant


Provide general support to Technical Lab Personnel and Research & Development Personnel in the Lab.


  • Responsible for the daily maintenance of the lab; cleaning and maintenance of all glassware, utensils, sink area, bench surfaces. Clean glass jars/caps with alcohol as required. Ensuring all equipment is clean and all glassware/pots are all washed and placed in the appropriate areas adhering to SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Prepare submission paperwork, sample labels, and coordinate shipping for all product submissions to customers.

  • Maintain fragrance sample log and label fragrances.

  • Work closely with R&D Project Manager on prioritization of projects.

  • Prepare bulk samples as required with corresponding paperwork/labeling for testing.

  • Assist Research & Development Personnel with the preparation of stability samples; retain samples and customer submission samples, inclusive of filling and labeling. Maintain and stock required inventory levels of required components. Ensure R&D staff is supplied with filled and labeled DI Water Bottles, Acetone Bottles and Alcohol Bottles.

  • Provide VP of Technical Services with documentation of lab batches prepared for stability for entry into the Stability program.

  • Obtain stability samples from Stability Lab and forward to assigned chemist for review.

  • Process incoming raw material sample request for accuracy, Certificates of Analysis and Safety Data Sheets.

  • Maintain database for lab sample retains, ensure that it is updated on daily basis.

  • Logging in R&D raw material samples, scan SDS and C of A’s (Certificate of Analysis) into the system.

  • Provide clerical support as required with filing, label making and storage of lab materials.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Basic mathematical skills required.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Must communicate effectively using Basic English communication and written skills.

  • Ability to organize and manage priorities

  • Computer literacy required. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Knowledge of use of basic office equipment, fax machines, scanning machines, etc.

  • Detail Oriented. Ability to follow through on projects independently.

  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


  • While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, (for prolonged periods of time exceeding 1 hour) walk and use hands to handle objects, reach with hands and arms; lift packages up to and exceeding 5 lbs.

  • Noise level: Minimal


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum 0-3 years experience in the field or related area.

Chemaid is an equal opportunity employer. We are part of the KDC/ONE team which is made up of the best in the business. To learn more, visit

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Chemaid, 100 Mayhill Street, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, United States of America