Northwest Cosmetic Labs

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R&D Lab Assistant

Employment Status: Regular/Full-Time
Reports To: Director of R&D
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Day

Job Summary:

The R&D Assistant is responsible for helping the R&D Coordinator and Clerk with daily task, including shipment preparation, filing documentation, and data entry.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Pull materials from the R&D raw materials storage and stage materials for technician/formulator batching in a timely manner.
  • Organize raw materials upon completion and for reorder
  • Help maintain Raw Material inventory in the lab, and supply workers with materials as needed
  • Assist in keeping an accurate inventory of raw materials
  • Ability to meet timelines and prioritize job tasks
  • Help prepare (fill and label) shipments for bulk and stability requests.
  • Assist the Filling/Shipping Clerks as needed.
  • Washing of Beakers and Stability Jars.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and/or needed.


  • Flexibility and ability to hand multiple tasks and requests in a short amount of time.
  • Performs basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages)
  • Performs work using good organizational and time management skills
  • Performs work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers, mainly word and excel.

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Why Northwest Cosmetic Labs?

Northwest Cosmetic Labs offers a competitive benefits package to all of its full-time employees. Some of the excellent benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, bereavement, 401k options, health benefits, bonuses, company-sponsored family events, competitive pay, and much more.

Northwest Cosmetic Labs (NCL) was founded in 1995 in a small, rented office located near Channing Way in Idaho Falls. NCL, in its 21 years of business, has become a powerhouse in the cosmetic manufacturing arena, working with some of today's top prestigious cosmetic brands. NCL is known for their unique process that brings a concept to customers. This process, dubbed the Cosmovation Process™, infuses innovation into every step, helping to successfully bring cosmetics into the hands of the customer.

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Northwest Cosmetic Labs

200 Technology Drive

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

P: 208.522.6723