San Fernando, California Chem Technician II

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  • Requisition Number R3609
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Science Research & Quality Laboratory Services
  • Location San Fernando, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

The Chem Tech II is responsible for providing technical support to Quality Control laboratory by sampling and/or testing incoming materials, in-process blends, and bulk products. Also performs lab support tasks as assigned. This job is a key element for preventing incorrect materials from getting to the next stage of production or to the market. As such, accuracy, precision and attention to detail are essential. The Chem Tech II reports to the QC Supervisor. 

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include: 

  • Samples any or all materials (Raws and Bulks) tested by Quality Control laboratory. 

  • Performs physical and analytical tests as assigned. 

  • Prepares laboratory solutions. 

  • Makes limited operational decisions regarding sampling and related activities. 

  • Reviews documentation for completeness prior to submitting to the supervisor or other laboratory personnel. 

  • Refers non-conforming products to Quality Supervisor for disposition. 

  • May coordinate the activity of other Chem Techs for sampling or physical testing operations.  Creates schedules and assures coverage for assigned areas. 

  • Assures that all sampling / physical testing personnel adhere to strict GMP during all phases of sampling/testing operations. 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate is the one who is flexible, adaptable, collaborative and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

You’ll be most successful in this role if you have: 

  • Hands-on experience with basic lab equipment.  

  • Knowledge and experience working in a fast paced GMP environment. 

To take on these challenges, you’ll need to have: 

  • Requires two years college with emphasis in chemistry or related sciences 

  • 1 year related laboratory experience required, 3 years preferred 

  • Computer skills are required.  

  • Knowledge of LIMS is preferred. 

  • Use of calculator, balances and hand-held laboratory sampling tools.  

  • Ability to read and write English. 


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$48,300.00 - $72,500.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

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