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Physical Characteristics Lab Tech
Health Wright Products Inc 4 reviews - Clackamas, OR




$15 - $17 an hour

Health Wright Products is a privately owned Contract Manufacturer of Vitamin and Health Supplement capsules that is seeking an Ingredient Physical Lab Technician to join our expanding organization. We have twenty years of significant growth but feel we are still just at the beginning cycle of our potential in the expanding $25 Billion US Nutritional Supplements market. This position, in our company, in this environment, offers a challenging opportunity and unlimited growth potential.

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Job: Ingredient Physical Lab Technician

Shift: 7am-3:30pm

Pay: $15-$17/hr, DOE


The main responsibility of this position is to perform physical characteristic testing of raw materials used within the dietary supplement manufacturing process by following cGMP guidelines and established procedures. This position works closely with and supports the Quality Control Technician – Raw Material as well as the Raw Material Quality Coordinator as needed. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


It is essential for all employees to adhere to Company policies.

  • Conduct physical testing of raw materials, finished products, and stability samples on a routine basis.
  • Analyze and accurately record analytical data to support production, product development, and quality control.
  • Assist in method development and SOP preparation as needed.
  • Analyze and document analytical results in accordance with cGMP regulations.
  • Upkeep laboratory space in a professional manner.
  • Maintain the necessary equipment maintenance and calibrations.
  • Utilize other various lab procedures when requested.
  • Train other HWP employees and/or participate in a task force to improve company procedures or operations.
  • Per established procedures, review incoming raw material Certificates-of-Analysis for compliance to purchase specifications, sample, quarantine, and label approved raw materials used within the manufacturing process for dietary supplements.
  • Sampling/labeling materials lifting/stacking up to and including 60 lbs. daily.
  • Process raw materials for rejection per established procedures in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with Quality Control and Quality Assurance to insure proper sampling for all raw materials as per established sampling plans for raw materials.
  • Assist in maintaining raw material specifications.
  • Submit raw material samples for internal and contract laboratory analysis in a timely manner.
  • Document any internal non-conformances and out-of-specification conditions, investigate the root cause, recommend corrective actions, and make appropriate decisions for resolving such non-conformances and out-of-specification conditions.
  • Communicate any non-conformance issues in a timely fashion to customer service, purchasing, and other appropriate staff.
  • To support the QC Manager or others during the investigations for any non-conformances or customer complaints.
  • Able to provide training and guidance as necessary.
  • Maintain the organization of raw material sample room to adhere to GMPs sanitation and cleanliness
  • Ability to be at the physical location of the job at the designated shift assigned.


  • Clear focus on high quality production
  • Works well independently and in a team setting
  • Customer service orientated
  • Positive demeanor
  • Dependable, exemplifying this through attendance and job duties
  • Constantly seeking better processes and challenging status quo: Continuous Improvement


  • A.S. degree in Food science, Biology, or Chemistry preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferably within quality control,
  • Experience with FDA/cGMP compliance is preferred
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Ability to work independently
  • Requires a well-developed ability to read, write, and speak English in relation to topics of a complex or technical nature
  • A legal right to work in the United States

If you meet all the above criteria and want the opportunity to grow with a locally owned and operated company that has experienced nothing but growth for the past 20 years, please submit your resume today to be considered for an interview. We look forward to meeting you. This is a direct hire position. We are looking for individuals who want careers, not just a job.

Health Wright Products offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, and life insurance plans.
In addition, HWP offers its employees a 401k plan with company matching funds, and tuition reimbursement. Paid time off benefits for employees include holidays, vacation and PTO (personal time off).

Health Wright Products is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law. Health Wright Products complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees. The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.

Thanks for taking the time to get to know us & we look forward to learning more about you!

We would like to thank all who apply, but only the qualified candidates will be selected for a first interview.

Health Wright Products Inc. participates in E-Verify.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate


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