Compounder in San Francisco, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2139101


Novato, CA

Up to $80K

Production Associate

Our Novato customer a manufacturer of luxury natural and organic personal care products is rapidly expanding company and need to hire an experienced Compounder to work in their fast-paced Compounding department.

This position will be responsible for safety, quality, and productivity in all facets of the compounding process. This includes the mixing and blending of product from receiving raw materials to finished product batches.

Up to 80K


  • Responsible for producing batches of various personal care products.
  • Measuring and Pre-weighing ingredients.
  • Strictly read, understand and follow formula work instructions in English.
  • Follow lab safety regulations, standard operating procedures, and safety guidelines.
  • Strict adherence to all sanitation procedures and QC analysis of raw materials.
  • Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within their area. Support and adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Safe and efficient operation of all mixing and blending systems to meet or exceed all quality and customer production goals.
  • Perform any process or machine set-ups and changeovers.
  • Weigh accurate amounts of raw materials for product batching.
  • Mix and batch product according to manufacturing instructions.
  • Perform all necessary quality checks, review and audit work performed both during the process and at completion to ensure accuracy to work orders.

  • Minimum 4+ years' experience working "hands-on" compounding.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary groups (QA, Production, Regulatory, etc.)
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Must have proven ability to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.
  • Basic math skills and mechanical aptitude; Maintain good personal hygiene, have correctable vision equal to or better than 20/20.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English. English/Spanish a bonus
  • Team player committed to quality and working effectively with others.
  • Motivated self-starter, results oriented, dependable, organized, efficient work traits, disciplined, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Well-developed organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Practice Good manufacturing and Housekeeping Follow all SOPs and Procedures
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Physical Environment and Physical Requirements
  • Physically able to wear cleanroom/protective gowning and equipment, including but not limited to gowning, goggles, particle masks, face shields, and protective gloves.
  • Ability to lift 70 pounds,
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to stoop and bend; push and pull repetitively throughout the workday as required
  • Motivated self-starter, results oriented, dependable, organized, efficient work traits, disciplined, and able to work with minimal supervision.

Novato, CA

Up to $80K

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