The Estee Lauder Companies Lab Assistant in Melville, New York

Lab Assistant

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


Provides support to the Formulation Laboratory as it relates to Raw Materials stock, supplies and sample component filling. Follows guidance from Lab Manager on maintaining general housekeeping.


  • Responsible for ensuring that the Lab is stocked with required common chemicals. Maintains efficient inventory within the lab. Individual is the point person for ordering all Raw Materials. This function requires interaction and communication with all formulators within the lab they work to ensure their individual formulator’s needs are met.

  • Responsible for initiating the request for storage and request for retrieval on all finished mass, retains and components. This responsibility includes working with Warehouse staff and learning and understanding the storage and retrieval process.

  • Provides support to formulation team within the lab to pull required generic components for daily needs. This also includes initiating all purchase requests for finished goods components or finished goods through R&D Operations.

  • Maintains adequate supply of general lab supplies including but not limited to: paper towels, tissues, hand soap, pH buffer, beakers, utensils, etc.

  • Lab liaison for the RP Beaker Washers – Individual would be required to ensure that beakers and utensils are properly cleaned and would work with the R&D Operations Supervisors to resolve any issues.

  • General Housekeeping – Individual is required to perform general housekeeping duties inside the lab including but not limited to ensuring all supplies are properly stored mass pails are transferred for storage; lab benches are cleaned. Individual is responsible to report all spills are (hazardous and non-hazardous).

  • Individual may be required to retrieve place and retrieve samples from stability chambers; deliver samples to support testing labs; and deliver to shipping departments.

  • Responsible for Safety eyewash weekly checks.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills required

  • Must be able to read and write English.

  • Must be multi-task oriented.

  • Individual would be trained on use of the RDS system.

  • Must be trained in use of RDS, MS Outlook.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Must maintain a good attendance record.

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 185046