Northwest Cosmetic Labs

Picture of ideation logo in the Cosmovation Process™ taking makeup manufacturing to a whole new level. Picture of customer service logo in the Cosmovation Process™ ground breaking customer service for the production and custom formulation and custom manufacturing of skin care, custom manufacturing of color cosmetics, custom manufacturing of OTC products, custom manufacturing of medical devices

Maintenance Technician

Employment Status: Full-Time
Reports To: Maintenance Manager
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Night

Job Summary:

Upkeep, repair and preventative action on all aspects of buildings, grounds and machinery.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Set up, operate, troubleshoot, modify, maintain and repair all production equipment and machinery.  Specifically tube filling, hot pour, horizontal form fill and seal, monobloc filling, cartoning, lipstick, single head and multi head filling equipment.
  • Operate, troubleshoot, modify, maintain and repair any and all building systems, including but not limited to:  boiler, steam lines, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC.
  • Prior maintenance experience or related education (Physical, Mechanical or Electrical engineering) very helpful.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Pipe threading and bending
  • Welding
  • Insulation
  • All building related skills (i.e. painting, light construction, plastering, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.


  • Work unsupervised or as a valuable team member.
  • Accept as well as deliver direction to and from others.
  • Read, interpret, understand and generate, technical manuals, blue prints, schematic diagrams and computer input and output diagrams.
  • Routinely lift 75-100 pounds.
  • Work safely on ladders and in forklift safety platforms.
  • Work safely with any and all power and hand tools.
  • Work with computers as related to operation of PLC controlled machinery.
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately and safely.
  • Locate sources for parts and supplies.
  • Understand and explain to others, proper and safe sequence of operation on various machinery.
  • Identify and take appropriate action on plant safety issues and concerns.

Equipment Operated:

  • Forklifts
  • All production floor machinery 
  • Single and multiple head liquid fillers
  • Automatic tube fillers and sealers
  • Labeling equipment
  • Ink jet encoders
  • Heat shrinking and bundling equipment
  • Automatic capping equipment
  • Electrical/mechanical transfer pumps
  • Pipe threader
  • Drill press
  • Grinders ET AL

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