Northwest Cosmetic Labs

Picture of ideation logo in the Cosmovation Process™ taking makeup manufacturing to a whole new level.


Employment Status: Full-Time
Reports To: Compounding Supervisor
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Swing and Night

Job Summary:

Weighs out raw materials and mixes them in appropriate mixing vessels in the order and amounts listed on the batch ticket. (Swing Shift

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Accurately weighs and records amounts and lot #’s of specified raw materials.
  • Combines specific raw materials into processing vessels and mixes them according to the instructions on the batch ticket.
  • Submits finished product samples and assembles all necessary paperwork to the Q.C. lab for testing.
  • Transfers finished product from the processing vessel to a holding vessel after Q.C. approval is given.
  • Submits finished batch ticket to Compounding Supervisor/Manager for review and raw material relief from inventory.
  • Cleans work area and prepares for the next batch to be made.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct threat to the individual or others.
  • Cleans and verifies cleanliness of all equipment and utensils.
  • Verifies accuracy of other Compounders’ work (quantities, unit of measure, lot numbers, location, processing steps, ingredient addition to batch, etc.)
  • Puts away raw materials used.
  • Assists in cycle counting of inventory as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and/or needed.


  • Must be able to move drums weighing in excess of 500# on a regular basis.
  • Write legibly and record numbers accurately.
  • Communicate verbally and/or in writing discrepancies in lot number amounts or locations.
  • Ability to learn and operate valves for steam and water on process vessels for heating and cooling of batches.
  • Able to lift minimum of 80 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Must pass forklift certifications test and operate forklift in a safe manner.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to issue ingredients in ShopTrak.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Communicate well with other compounders, supervisor, material handlers and manager as to needs for raw materials.
  • Communicate with lab personnel, supervisor and Compounding Manager on issues regarding out of spec. batches.
  • Communicate with quality control lab personnel about testing needs.

Equipment Operated:

  • Process vessels, Forklift, Bendi Forklift, Transfer Pumps, Scales and Water Meters.
  • Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity (e.g., processing paperwork, filing, stapling, sorting, collating, etc.)
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately, and safely.

Why Northwest Cosmetic Labs?

Northwest Cosmetic Labs offers a competitive benefits package to all of its full-time employees. Some of the excellent benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, bereavement, 401k options, health benefits, bonuses, company-sponsored family events, competitive pay, and much more.

Northwest Cosmetic Labs (NCL) was founded in 1995 in a small, rented office located near Channing Way in Idaho Falls. NCL, in its 21 years of business, has become a powerhouse in the cosmetic manufacturing arena, working with some of today's top prestigious cosmetic brands. NCL is known for their unique process that brings a concept to customers. This process, dubbed the Cosmovation Process™, infuses innovation into every step, helping to successfully bring cosmetics into the hands of the customer.

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Northwest Cosmetic Labs

200 Technology Drive

Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

P: 208.522.6723