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Lab Technician

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 1G1

Company: Novolex Holdings, LLC

At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



                                Lab Technician

                                                Position available in Extrusion Department



Principal Job Duties

  • Conduct routine product testing related to quality control and product development
  • Maintain all production records, test results and retain samples of finished product and raw materials (resin, regrinds etc.) to ensure compliance with standards
  • Evaluate product put on hold by production and determine appropriate course of action
  • Assign silos, verify weights and documentation of incoming deliveries
  • Maintain inventory of required lab supplies and ensure proper maintenance of lab equipment
  • Send out daily Quality reports to the Extrusion team
  • Assign, measure  and relabel rework rolls
  • Support the Quality Supervisor in conducting investigations and implementing preventive and corrective actions for Quality issues.
  • In case of material non-conformance, immediately inform (in writing and in-person) the shift supervisor so that immediate containment, rejection, and corrective measures are taken
  • Provide training and support to the manufacturing team on quality issues.
  • Perform calibration checks and testing on lab instruments and production quality testing instruments
  • Core Sampling & testing of incoming regrinds for contamination
  • Audit production lines for Quality compliance
  • Participate in shift hand-over meetings
  • Coordinate with production staff in order to obtain finished product samples and production documentation
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and 5S in own work area and around work units
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and fully comply with the Safety and Quality (GMP) policies and procedures of the Company
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Management

Job Requirements                                                 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience within the Quality field in a manufacturing environment
  • Team player with multi-tasking abilities
  • Good communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Lift and move product / parts / boxes when required
  • Able to use a desktop computer to enter test results
  • Able to read and analyze measurements on lab equipment
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in monthly shift rotation



Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact human.resources@novolex.com.


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