Northwest Cosmetic Labs

QC Incoming Inspector

Employment Status: Full-Time
Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager
Location: Idaho Falls
Shift(s): Day

Job Summary:

Inspects all incoming packaging components and raw materials and completes the corresponding inspection records with accuracy.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Verifies received quantities, item key numbers, lot numbers (if applicable), material name, container contents of all incoming materials by cross-referencing to applicable documents.
  • Performs inspection, sampling and testing of all incoming raw materials.
  • Verifies receipt of Certificates of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheets on all lots of incoming raw materials.
  • Performs inspection of incoming packaging materials per MIL-STD 105E procedures as required by customers.
  • Performs inspection of other incoming packaging materials by comparing carton labeling and carton contents to packaging material standards.
  • Records results of all inspections on appropriate corresponding forms.
  • Applies appropriate labeling denoting status of incoming materials; includes making labels on personal computer software.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct threat to the individual or others.
  • Performs clerical tasks in the laboratories.
  • Performs assigned tasks in the Production area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.


  • Perform quick and accurate count verifications.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages).
  • Perform work using good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Write legibly.
  • Communicate by written and/or verbally means the nature of discrepancies and defects of the inspected materials.
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers helpful.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity and use of tools.
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately and safely.
  • Climb stairs.

Equipment Operated:

  • Pallet jack
  • Tape gun
  • Hand tools

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