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Intermediate QC Chemist - Afternoon Shift

1960 Eglinton Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1L 4R1, Canada Req #592
Friday, October 21, 2022

Why Cosmetica?

Cosmetica is recognized for innovation, excellence, and commercialization with award-winning products. From concept to creation, we offer an unparalleled array of services that will inspire, create and deliver every step of the way. We value and recognize talent and want you to help us create beauty in the world!

We’re a custom cosmetic manufacturing company that has been trailblazing new industry innovations in beauty for over 30 years. With sustainability and advanced technology at the forefront of our operations, we develop and manufacture award-winning cosmetic and skincare products for the world’s most iconic brands. Let us bring your vision to life with expertly sourced clean ingredients and vegan formulations that make a positive impact on your business and the planet.


What are we looking for:


The Intermediate QC Chemist will be responsible for generating accurate test results for the raw materials, bulk and finished goods products while following GMP/GLP requirements. He/she will ensure that all raw materials are sampled, analyzed, tested and inspected according to established procedures, compendia and standard testing methods while under minimal supervision.


What will you be doing:

  • Prepares test samples and analyzes materials.
  • Inspects and analyzes all incoming raw materials; completes and maintains required documentation and records of analysis
  • Analyzes raw material, bulk, and finished goods samples and maintains data and records on analysis
  • Maintains and controls all raw material and bulk standards or masters
  • Performs instrumental and wet chemistry tasks, sets up and operates lab instrumentation such as HPLC, ICP, XRF, IR, GC, Karl Fischer, Texture Analyzer, pH meter, viscometer, convection oven, etc. ; if required by the test method
  • Interprets and documents all test results, calculations and observations and complete comprehensive reports as required; may review other Analyst’s lab notebook for accuracy of calculation and completion
  • Coordinates Out of Specs analytical test results to his superior; conduct investigation and completes OOS Analytical Test report
  • Initiates NCR for non-conforming raw materials and distributes to concerned personnel; contact suppliers when required
  • Maintains a detailed record of all test results and collects data for future specs establishment; initiate specs development and/or modification according to historical data
  • Monitors inventory of lab supplies and reagents need for raw material analysis, and any consumable items for lab instruments
  • Performs general maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment according to established calibration program
  • Troubleshoots instrumentation and method problem and recommends solutions in conjunction with Senior Analyst; or contacts vendor for technical service, as needed
  • Maintains compliance to all health and safety standards, SOP’s, GMP, GLP, and regulatory requirements
  • Performs other QAQC related duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager

What makes you a “Glittering” Candidate:

  • Postsecondary education in Science with a focus in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering and equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 2 years related hands-on lab experience in cosmetics, pharmaceutical quality control, or related industry
  • Hands on experience with HPLC or ICP/MS
  • Training in quality assurance and control functions and analytical testing
  • Must be trained on all lab equipment required for RM and finished product testing
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of GLP and GMP and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to troubleshoot and has excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and good communication skills; self-motivated; highly organized with the ability to work in a fast paced environment

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay, Group Benefits including Health Care, Dental & Vision

  • Safety Shoes Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gym Membership at discounted price
Cosmetica Laboratories Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.                   

Other details

  • Job Function QA/QC
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 1960 Eglinton Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1L 4R1, Canada