• Physical Lab Technician

    Position Type
    Full-time
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality Assurance
    Shift
    2nd
    Location : Name
    Powder Plant
    Location : City
    Idaho Falls
  • Company Profile

    "Enhancing the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals”

     

    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 consistently hitting over $1 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. To help keep up with this growth we are looking for an outstanding Physical Lab Technician to be part of our Quality Assurance team.

    Overview

    Examines samples for the quality of incoming ingredients, bulks and finished products.  Maintains the laboratory in clean and functional condition.  Maintains / verifies testing standards, equipment, necessary documents. Perform a variety of routine laboratory and paperwork-related duties as needed

    • Starting Pay of $12.90 + $1.00 shift differential  
    • 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
    • Safe/All Natural Product Line

    Responsibilities

    • Ability to distinguish color, odor, appearance and taste in powder drink and other materials.
    • Ability to perform basic math and basic problem solving.
    • Examine sampled materials and products for conformance to specifications and matching to standards.
    • Approval of materials in JDE and physically by using stickers.
    • Retains samples for ingredients and bulk in such an organized manner that they can be pulled for follow up review or investigations.
    • Updates and maintains records and logs for all equipment and testing as required.
    • Assists in deviation and discrepancy investigations.
    • Assists in the cataloguing, storage, and scheduled destruction of all ingredient, bulk batch and finished product retain samples.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Excellent communication skills and diplomacy.
    • Coordinates the Certificate of Analysis receipt and recording from vendors.
    • Maintains the laboratory in a clean, working condition.
    • Performs preventative maintenance and calibration of instruments and equipment as specified.
    • Stocks the laboratory with chemical reagents and supplies needed to perform testing.
    • Performs testing according to procedures on bulk batches, ingredients, and finished goods.
    • Maintains accurate records of all testing, calibrations, etc. conducted.

    Qualifications

    Just as important as your experience and skills will be the following characteristics and competencies:

    • High school education or equivalent.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills to write legibly and communicate clearly.
    • Computer word processing, spreadsheet and data entry skills. Finish
    • High level of efficiency and accuracy.
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced setting with efficiency and accuracy.
    • Ability to distinguish color shades/hues.
    • Ability to distinguish differences in tastes and odors.
    • Standing, sitting or walking for duration of shift.
    • Good math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, etc.).
    • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with efficiency and accuracy.
    • Ability to climb stairs.
    • Ability to represent the department in a positive manner.

    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. Right here on-site, we provide a fitness center, free concierge service, and an employee restaurant.

     

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

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