Microbiology Laboratory Technician

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Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Toronto, ON

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  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off

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WHAT ON EARTH IS DECIEM?

Known as “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, DECIEM is the parent company of The Ordinary, NIOD, and other beauty brands & is an industry disruptor with a science first approach to innovation. DECIEM was Co-Founded in 2013 by the late Brandon Truaxe, a visionary who set out to change the beauty industry through authenticity and transparency. He developed DECIEM to be a happy family (of people and beauty brands), rooted in kindness, creativity, diversity, and respect, alongside Co-Founder and CEO, Nicola Kilner.

We are growing rapidly and we’re looking for someone who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a Laboratory Technician to help us run various tests in our Microbiology lab.

This role will be based out of our Science Lab in Downtown Toronto.

WHAT YOU’D BE DOING IN THIS ROLE

  • Collaborate with other Chemists and R&D principal scientists to research on product behavior, Out-of-Specification
  • Conduct sampling using aseptic techniques for laboratory testing: raw materials, bulk and finished products.
  • Execute environmental monitoring sampling: air, surfaces, water, equipment
  • Prepare media, reagent, solution based on USP, EP, BP and/or internal procedure.
  • Quality control checks on in-house prepared and commercially prepared media – Growth promotion testing, sterility checks, pH check.
  • Cleaning of lab ware and decontamination waste
  • Manage inventory needs for laboratory materials and supplies.
  • Required to be handle different types of instrumentation/equipment such as pH meter, water activity meter, autoclave, Masterclave, dilumat, automated plate pourer, balance, biosafety cabinet, etc.
  • Assist with sample preparation for Microbial limit test, water testing, Environmental monitoring etc.
  • Label samples and prepare documentation for shipping as needed.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED TO GET THE JOB DONE

  • Effective time management, organizational and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint etc. is required
  • GMP-trained and aseptic technique qualifications are an asset
  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in microbiology or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of Microbiology Laboratory experience

WHAT YOU’LL BE GAINING BY JOINING OUR TEAM

There’s a lot of good stuff that comes along with being a DECIEM team member. Here’s a few of our favourite perks and benefits, in no particular order…

  • Generous Vacation & Personal Days, plus additional time off for volunteering in your community, voting, peaceful protesting, celebrating your birthday, and more.
  • 6 months of paid time off for new parents (inclusive of all genders).
  • Monthly catered lunches and chances to connect with your teammates.
  • Unlimited access to an Employee Assistance Program that includes mental health care, mindfulness programs, and more.
  • Access to Development Grants & a LinkedIn Learning membership to help you keep growing and learning.
  • First dibs on new products.
  • A generous discount on DECIEM products for you, your family, and your friends.

BUILDING GROWTH TO POWER GOOD

We are a People first company that lives by our core values to…

  • Do the right thing
  • Create impact
  • Respect small things
  • ❤️ Care too much
  • Be the future

These values continue to guide us in all that we do. Along the way, we’ve been honoured to win some pretty incredible awards, including a CEW Achiever Award, Best Skincare Brand at Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards, and Most Popular Sustainable Brand by The Cosmetify Index Global. We’re still blushing!

SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT

DECIEM’s objective is to build growth and do good things while prioritizing people, animals, and the Earth.

Our Sustainability strategy is focused on fighting climate change, improved waste management, responsible packaging, responsible sourcing and product lifecycle, and water conservation.

In 2020, DECIEM established the Good Fund to support both large and grassroots charities in response to global events.

CREATING A HUMAN WORLD OF BEAUTY

DECIEM is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by creating meaningful, measurable change in the lives of our team members and in the communities where we operate. Achieving equality is critical to DECIEM and our future. You can learn more about our DEI commitment in our open letter, “Belonging is the Destination, Change is the Journey”.

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, 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 to be part of our recruitment process and require accommodation, please let us know.

WANT TO JOIN US?

Thank you for reading the whole thing! If you liked what you heard, kindly send us your resume. We really appreciate your effort in applying for this position. However, only those who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. <3

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