Laboratory Technician in Richmond, VA at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 5/7/2022

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Job Title: Laboratory Technician  

City: Richmond / State: Virginia                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! We are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace environment in which individual differences are recognized, respected and appreciated.

At Reynolds, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join our team at our manufacturing facility in Richmond, VA.

Your Role:  

The Laboratory Technician works with the Tableware Quality Manager to provide test data used to optimize the quality, safety and profitability of consumer products made by Reynolds throughout the world.

Test and analyze competitive product samples by summarizing analysis of testing methods and protocols: 

  • New Product Development & Product Improvement, building prototypes or proof of concept working models, testing products, samples for market research. 
  • Monitor product quality from internal and external sources.
  • Support Consumer Response Team by performing tests as appropriate on returned samples to determine cause of complaint.

Support QA Laboratory functions across business units:

  • Assist with audits, programs, and practices to ensure compliance with industry standards, Safe Quality Products (SQP), and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards.

Maintain laboratory workspace and equipment:

  • Perform routine maintenance on lab equipment
  • Maintain calibration schedules on lab equipment
  • Maintain a neat, orderly, and safe work environment

You will love it here if…

  • You are enthusiastic and a professional team player
  • You have a sense of urgency
  • You pay great attention to detail
  • You are looking for an opportunity to grow in your career and advance your skills

We need you to have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of related laboratory testing experience desired, preferably in the consumer products and/or food packaging industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with a high attention to detail.
  • General working knowledge of metals, polymers, paper, adhesives, inks, and coatings used in food packaging products.
  • Proficiency with physical/mechanical properties measurement and lab equipment
  • Proficient in MS Office.

Icing on the cake:

  • College level science courses,  a plus.

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

No relocation assistance is available for this position.  Only local candidates will be considered.


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by emailing us at

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by emailing

No recruiter calls or emails please.