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Research and Development Associate

We are growing very rapidly and need a Research & Development Associate who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

Toronto

What are we looking for?

We are growing very rapidly and need a Research & Development Associate who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

What would you be doing?

  • Aid in making physical samples/prototypes from initial to final product development stage.
  • Document and report development cycle of the products.
  • Aid in researching assigned topics.
  • Work closely with Research and Development personnel on expected product behaviour throughout development stage and under stability conditions.
  • Prepare and communicate stability reports according to standards, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform all the necessary testing on sample prototypes and stability samples, including organoleptic properties and other tests such as pH, viscosity, and other necessary tests.
  • Perform the necessary calibration of weighing scales, viscometer, and pH meter based on written procedures.
  • Input new ingredients into ingredient database and continually update existing database.
  • Compile records for analytical studies.
  • Follow and develop new SOPs.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Assist R&D Department with lab administration.
  • Perform other duties as required.

What skills and qualifications do you need?

  • 1 - 3+ years of relevant experience, strong background and expertise with related standard laboratory methods.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of GLP and GMP, and regulatory requirements applicable to stability of Cosmetics and OTC products.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills, self-motivated, highly organized, detail oriented, and with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good computer skills with Microsoft applications.
  • Good technical and practical knowledge of product behavior.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and has excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Organized & good time management.
  • Good documentation practices.
  • Adaptive and flexible

Still interested?

Kindly send us your resume to vt@deciem.com. We really appreciate your effort in applying to this position. However, only those candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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And the serious stuff:

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.
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