Formula Lab Technician

von: La Prairie Group AG | Ort: Zurich
N: LaPrairieGroupAG

In this role,

  • You will support La Prairie's internal formulation efforts, together with our Formula Developers to enable new product launches & reformulations.
  • You will execute internal formulation trails in collaboration with Formula Developers and ensure a timely completion as well as authoring and reviewing technical documentation.
  • You will conduct research to support & increase your technical know-how.
  • You will maintain an effective communication within areas of responsibilities as well as supporting the team in maintaining a lean & successful work environment


How you will create a beautiful impact:   

  • Execute formulation trials & test designs in alignment with the Formula Developer
    • Manage & handle raw materials necessary for your trials
    • Perform lab trials on “beaker scale” and “lab processing machine scale”
  • Perform quality control of your trials
    • pH-measurement
    • Brookfield Viscosity-measurement
    • Density
    • Microscope
    • IR
    • Sensory assessment
  • Perform stability testing of your trials according internal guidelines
  • Ensure a timely completion of your trials as well as authoring & reviewing technical documentation
  • Reports, Documentation & Communication
  • Cooperate with Formula Developers to enable products in time & quality


What you need to have to be our next audacious and creative talent:

  • Apprenticeship as Lab Technician with experience in Chemistry, Cosmetic or Food Technology or similar discipline
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment, safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment.
  • Experience in sensory & olfactory assessment of products is a plus.
  • Profound know-how in raw material handling
  • Profound skills in performing lab trials
  • Exact way of working & sticking to procedures
  • Excellent Know-How in Word & Excel
  • Profound know-how in analytical methods like
    • pH
    • Viscosity
    • Density
    • Microscope
    • IR
    • HPLC is a plus
  • Fluent in German and advanced English skills in writing and speaking
  • Team player who is willing to learn and adapt
  • Excited about & experience in manufacturing products in a laboratory environment


Why your journey with us will be unique: 

  • We care about our employees’ well-being: we contribute to the cost of your health insurance

  • In addition to your 25 working days holidays, overtime is compensated with 8.5 additional days off

  • Exclusive access to our staff boutique at HQ to purchase our amazing products at a discounted price and with the help of a Beauty Advisor

  • We recognise the importance of flexible work: you can work from home for up to 2 days a week

  • A brand new office location in the centre of Zurich coming in 2024 


The world of La Prairie is just a few steps away:

  1. Application with CV + Cover Letter (recommended)

  2. 1st online interview with HR and/or Hiring manager

  3. Additional interviews onsite with the Hiring Manager and other from the business.


To all recruitment agencies:

La Prairie does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs portal, We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 


At La Prairie we work on creating a diverse & inclusive culture by having a balanced population and an open, safe, trusting and accepting culture. We believe that diversity in our talents is the strength of our house and we are supporting professional equality for everyone. We welcome applicants with and from diverse background.

N: LaPrairieGroupAG

  • Zurich
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