Función del empleo: Quality

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Piscataway, NJ

País: USA

Job Title – Analytical Lab Supervisor


Division: Operations

Location: Piscataway, NJ

Reports To: Lab Manager, Industrial Quality


Who We Are: 

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity. 


At L'Oréal Operations, we create innovative, inclusive, and sustainable beauty together with our business partners by designing, developing, sourcing, manufacturing, and distributing over 6 billion products globally every year. We support over 36 brands across four L’Oréal divisions. We are consumer-oriented, and we act responsibly all along the value chain. Come join our dynamic team!


What You Will Learn:

Compile, analyze and report on quality performance data in order to direct and prioritize quality improvement efforts for the analytical lab. Support manufacturing activities by accurately managing analytical chemistry testing (primarily preservatives and active ingredients) in a fast paced environment.  Analyze test data and utilize professional judgment to decide on appropriate disposition of material based on specifications and organizational guidelines. Practice and enforce good laboratory practices in the laboratories. Ensure compliance across all laboratory activities.


  • Coordinate the release and testing of the bulk, raw material, packaging components and/or finished goods based on backlog and priority reports. 
  • Assigns daily testing in the lab based on priority and communicate on result timing to interested parties.
  • Leads investigations related to out-of-specification results, communicates on control results and decisions to Laboratory Managers.
  • Participate in the corrective action process for bulk, and finished goods.
  • Undertakes all required tests on relevant samples in accordance with L’Oréal specifications and test methods. Use DGO, as a guideline for daily tests and verification of test methods, conduct testing independently.
  • Ability to troubleshoot lab instruments, and provide technical support to all chemists.
  • Ensures relevant traceability paperwork is available and correct (ex. Lab notebooks, Certificate of Analysis, batch reporting, etc.)
  • Accepts or blocks deliveries or production in accordance with L’Oréal specifications.
  • Performs quality audits of production areas as needed.
  • Bring new ideas and innovations to the lab. Challenge the status quo and implement ideas to improve efficiencies.
  • Manage assigned projects to completion and to committed deadlines. Projects will primarily be for new instrumentation and installations within the lab; this will require working with teammates and external vendors.
  • Develop chemists and support them in their goals.
  • Develop and administer applicable trainings of new test methods and equipment.
  • Write SOPs and other procedures, conduct training and assist manager in daily tasks
  • Ensure the lab works in compliance with ISO, DGO, FDA, and GMPs regulations
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices
  • Must wear all proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


What We Are Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, or other related science.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (such as ISO, FDA)
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to use relevant laboratory tools and equipment.
  • Visual/auditory acuity required to operate equipment and see/hear warning alarms.
  • Computer skills, to include experience with spreadsheets, presentations, and database management.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with HPLC and/or GC for basic troubleshooting
  • Experience with SAP a plus. 
  • Must work well in a fast paced environment and be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. 
  • Ability to effectively manage people and act with confidentiality. 


What’s In It For You:

  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities for Career Progression (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs 

Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Our Safe Together Plan: Your safety is our highest priority. We will proceed with caution and adhere to enhanced protection standards to ensure our sites are safe for all employees. We must all operate with the shared responsibility for each other’s health & safety in mind.