The Estee Lauder Companies Lab Technician in Markham, Ontario

Lab Technician

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies



Our Brands: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA, and Too Faced. For fiscal 2016, net sales were $11.26 billion and operating income was $1.61 billion. ( )

Our Heritage: Since Estée Lauder founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams, we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established: creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Estée Lauder Companies are committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellences at every level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality. The Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that innovative spirit. ( )

Our Culture & Values: Our culture is often described as a rare mix of family values with a high-performing public company with a mission of “Bringing the best to everyone we touch and being the best in everything we do. This unique mix translates into a caring, collaborative and compassionate workplace that is also demanding – with a competitive spirit that is a powerful source of motivation. Above all else, there is a focus on long-term, sustainable growth which engenders loyalty and commitment from internal and external stakeholders. We are a values-driven organization. Our actions are rooted in the Lauder Family values of respect for the individual, uncompromising ethics and integrity, generosity of spirit and fearless persistence. Building on these core values we also abide by the following principles: .

To learn more about our unique corporate culture in Canada, please visit LinkedIn .


Help support the development of new formulations as well as maintain current products within established timelines. Learn all aspects of developing projects accurately from bench to pilot and production. Work well with team members, support team decisions, share ideas. Build good relationships, learn to communicate and interact with internal and external customers.


  1. General Laboratory Maintenance: Maintain raw material inventory, fill product samples, maintain bulk/standards inventory, and organization of laboratory files.

  2. Formulation Assistance: Calculate amount of ingredients needed for various batch requirements. Weigh raw materials as determined by formula requirements for batch preparation. Combine and process weighed ingredients, observe batch throughout manufacturing process. Record all notable characteristics.

  3. Aesthetic and Product Specification Assessments: Develop an understanding of and assist in colour evaluation and the shade matching processes with the Product Development team. Assist in performing product stability testing, observe and learn about the relationship between process, raw materials and other interactions taking place. Perform other duties as assigned and required.

  4. Learn how to use all lab scale equipment and related SOP's for batching, testing and quality purposes.

  5. Learn and become proficient at basics of the RDS formula entry and stability modules.

  6. Ensure all health and safety guidelines are adhered to at all times.

  7. Ensure GMP guidelines are adhered to at all times.



  • College diploma or minimum 3 year university degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant scientific field.


  • Hands on lab skills, WHMIS knowledge, GMP skills, computer skills, operation of lab equipment such as, pH Meter, scale, viscometer, and mixers/blender.


  • Light to medium lifting - pails and boxes 10kg or less.

  • May require long hours of standing when preparing lab batches.

  • Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment may require some light lifting.

  • Able to cope in a demanding fast pace stressful laboratory environment. Maintain a clean laboratory working environment.

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-CA-ON-Markham

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 1821743