Manpower Group Excellent Opportunity for Lab Tech in Shelton, Connecticut

Well-known Consumer Products Company in Trumbull has exciting new opportunities for Lab Techs!

Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

$18.50 per hour

As a lab technician, you will be responsible for assisting in the formulation development of new global innovations for cleansing products. Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Following process instructions to formulate various cleansing formulations.

  • Maintaining a laboratory notebook which captures formulation details, processing steps, and time/temperature notes for the duration of each formulation batch.

  • Managing the laboratory inventory of raw materials (surfactants, acids, bases, etc.) ensuring the lab area is appropriately stocked.

  • Filling, labeling and shipping prototype samples for consumer testing.

  • Maintaining a clean and safe laboratory work area while adhering to Unilever safety protocols.

  • Analyzing product attributes including pH, viscosity, rheology, density, appearance, and color.

Requirements for this position include:

  • 4 year degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field required

  • Proficiency with laboratory skills including:

o Acid base titrations

o Making solutions

o pH measurements

o Basic laboratory equipment; hot plates, heating mantles, mixing units, etc.

o Viscosity and rheology measurements

  • Intermediate computer skills

o Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint proficiency required

  • Employee must be able to occasionally lift up to 35lbs

  • Employee must be able to be on their feet for a significant portion of the day

  • Must be proficient in English

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.