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R&D Lab Tech II - Lakewood, NJ

LAKEWOOD, NJ, US, 08701

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. Brand Aromatics, Inc., a subsidiary of McCormick, is fully committed to providing our valued customers with the very best savory flavor solutions. We intend to bring the highest degree of quality, service, and integrity that you expect - first time, every time. Brand Aromatics is seeking a R&D Lab Tech II at its facility located in Lakewood, New Jersey.

 

With $5 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. 

 

As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families.  Brand Aromatics' benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Product Developers and Technicians with lab tasks/duties
  • Compounding formulations and applying to finished product as needed for tasting
  • Responsible for the preparation/set-up of raw materials, finished products and retention samples
  • Manage lab inventory of raw materials, base, and supplies needed to support daily tasks
  • Precise lab record/data keeping
  • Maintain sanitation and lab organization
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and as a member of a team
  • Setting up samples for daily sensory panel analysis of finished products and retention samples
  • Effectively communicate with related departments on project and products as required
  • Other tasks as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • A minimum of twelve (12) college credits/CEUs OR in lieu of college credits, 1-2 years of lab experience
  • Strong computer skills required. Experience operating in a Windows environment, managing files and handling data
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution
  • Ability to be self-directed and motivated
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work effectively
  • Experience following principles and making informed decisions
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to present information to peers in a logical manner
  • Must possess strong teamwork capabilities, flexibility to adjust to customer demands including weekends and overtime on short notice
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to lift 10 pounds continuously, 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally
  • Solid math skills including the ability to work accurately with formulas and decimals

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Toms River