• Analytical Chemist (Entry Level)

    Position Type
    # of Openings
    Location : Name
    Idaho Falls Manufacturing
    Location : City
    Idaho Falls
  • Company Profile

    Melaleuca has firmly supported this mission statement since our humble beginning in 1985. Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. Our focus has always been on wellness. By manufacturing and selling effective, high quality, natural, health oriented products we help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives.  When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.


    We have achieved consistent and profitable growth with our annual revenue hitting over $2 billion dollars. We now have over 4,000 employees and operate in 19 countries around the world.  Melaleuca is positioned to grow even more rapidly in upcoming years.



    Perform chemical analysis of ingredients, bulk product and stability study samples to support formulation and production, research and development, and quality assurance responsibilities.

    • Great Starting Pay
    • Longevity Bonus (5 Yrs/$5000, 10 Yrs/$10,000, 15 Yrs/$15,000, etc.)
    • Company Profit Sharing (After 6 Mo of F/T Employment)
    • First Pay Review After 6 Months
    • Free Company Products (Monthly voucher currently equal to $90/month value - $1080/year)
    • Company Sponsored Employee Appreciation Events
    • Healthy Work Life Balance
    • Clean Indoor Climate Controlled Environment
    • Opportunities to Promote
    • No Layoffs in company history
    • Safe/All Natural Product Line



    • Perform quantitative analysis of bulk finished products
    • Perform quantitative analysis of incoming ingredients
    • Perform quantitative analysis of stability study samples
    • Perform quantitative analysis of process validation study samples
    • Performs quantitative and qualititative analysis of R&D study samples as needed
    • Tests process water to ensure compliance with written specifications
    • Maintain detailed records of all analyses performed
    • Report results to appropriate databases
    • Maintain organization and cleanliness of lab and lab supplies
    • Process ingredient approvals
    • Assist with methods validation
    • Participate in analytical assay SOP revisions


    • Performs other duties as assigned or needed



    • Associates degree in chemistry (or equivalent college credits)
    • Knowledge in the use of typical analytical instruments, including but not limited to GC, HPLC, ICP, FT-IR, UV/Vis and titrators
    • Knowledge of FDA GMP regulations
    • Hands on experience in the analysis of chemical compounds
    • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with efficiency and accuracy
    • Ability to make and record detailed observations
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work on multiple tasks in a fast-paced setting
    • Computer skills
    • Ability to work under stress
    • Sit with intermittent walking
    • Manual dexterity for such duties as stapling, collating, sorting, filing, typing, writing, etc
    • Communicate (hearing & speech) with individuals in person and by phone
    • Visually read reports, computer screen, etc.


    • Ability to climb stairs
    • Ability to lift 30 lbs

    Why Melaleuca

    Melaleuca is one of the leading Health and Wellness companies in the world. We manufacture and distribute nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, facial care, home hygiene, and other wellness products and distribute them directly to the consumer through a full-service catalog and Internet shopping system. We carefully craft products used every day with the highest standards of safety, health, and wellness in mind.


    This revolutionary system is changing the way hundreds of thousands of people shop by eliminating middlemen and reducing marketing and distribution costs. This enables the company to spend more on research and high-quality, ecologically-sensible ingredients, while maintaining reasonable prices.


    Great culture - flexibility is a must in this position; you'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis—it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation.


    Safe, uncrowded, affordable - nestled in the heart of beautiful Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls is a prosperous and vibrant community, as well as the gateway to recreational paradise. This unique setting provides numerous opportunities for total wellness -- social, physical, financial, and emotional. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place for you, with the Snake River running right through town, the Rocky Mountains dominating the horizon, and Yellowstone less than a 2-hour drive away.


    Excellent compensation - in addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits for our full-time employees that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. 


    The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply" button.



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