Northwest Cosmetic Labs

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Production Machine Operator

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

Job Summary:

Sets machinery up to properly fill containers to required weight, ensures caps meet torque specifications, labeling, lot code, packaging, and makes adjustments as needed to machinery to meet production job requirements. Oversees the staff on the line are meeting production quality and performance measures.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Reads production job specification sheet to ensure the correct components are being used for the job and determines machine adjustments to put in the correct dosage of product.
  • Recommends to supervisor the amount of labor needed to produce the job effectively and efficiently.
  • Able to set up, clean and change over machinery quickly from one product to another.
  • Oversees staff on the line are meeting quality requirements for the job.
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or manufacturing standards.
  • Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate machine and stop machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction.
  • Measures workpiece dimensions, using rule, manufacturing standard, or other measuring instruments to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Performs minor machine maintenance.
  • Ensure area is clean 
  • Communicates with maintenance and supervisor on machine problems.
  • Sets up machinery to stack, mark, pack, and transport finished workpieces.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct threat to the individual or others.
  • Must have a positive attitude.
  • Able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Open to change.
  • Communicate well with others.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Basic math (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a positive attitude.
  • Able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Open to change.
  • Communicate well with others.
  • Read and understand English paperwork.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Basic math (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.

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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

Email: hr@trustncl.com