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R&D Microbiology Lab Technician, ECC

Research & Development
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R&D Microbiology Technician

RB is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands.


A fantastic opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and experienced R&D Microbiology Technician to join our R&D team in Montvale, NJ.


Research & Development Microbiology Technician


Key Responsibilities

The R&D Technician will apply technical knowledge working toward multiple project goals and objectives within established timelines.

  • Perform laboratory tasks using general microbiological laboratory techniques.
  • Perform appropriate practices and procedures in line with standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory records in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice standards.
  • Prepare microbiological media, reagents, glassware, and process contaminated materials.
  • Read and interpret microbiological test results.
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of laboratory supplies.
  • Manage hazardous waste disposal.
  • Maintain, monitor and clean laboratory equipment as necessary.
  • Operate autoclaves, pH meter, balance, purified water and mixing equipment.
  • Maintain chemical inventory.
  • Order laboratory supplies and chemicals.
  • Maintain MSDS files and chemical inventory database
  • Review existing laboratory Standard Operating Procedures related to role.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and organized laboratory.
  • Follow all safety rules and safe operating procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as directed or assigned by the microbiology supervisor.
  • Perform basic mathematics (addition/subtraction/multiplication/division, dilutions, ratios, and percentages).
  • High School diploma with at least 5 years of lab experience or Associates Degree in Science with 1-2 years related experience in a laboratory setting
  • Knowledge or experience of the Consumer Products market.
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral communication skills to effectively provide feedback to project teams or immediate supervisor.
  • Strong written communication skills for accurate data entry and concise lab reports
  • Results-oriented and self-motivating, seeking information from others to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change
  • Timely execution of multiple project objectives within established timelines
  • Desire to learn, apply, and enhance skill set while seeking new opportunities
  • Good networking and communication skills
  • GLP/GMP experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of common software applications, including MSOffice and other related computer skills
  • Hands-on experience working in a microbiology or virology lab environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques a plus.
  • Ability to follow detailed directions and perform procedures accurately and efficiently; work independently and with a team; maintain good working relationship with other staff.


  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Reliability
  • Attention to Detail & Deadlines
  • Organized & Professional

Why RB?
  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here¡ RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions.
  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.
  • Iconic Global Brands. http://bit.ly/RBNABrands Take a look. You´ll be surprised at how many you already have in your home. 
  • Feel good about the Company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through betterrbusiness. http://bit.ly/rbsustainability
  • Passport Stamps. Does working internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB. 
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed.
  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks´ vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.
  • 16 weeks paid Maternity leave.
  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses.
  • Tuition reimbursement. 

In return, RB will offer you a very competitive salary with excellent benefits, a fast-paced working environment with incredible opportunities to develop yourself, and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organization.

Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!

RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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