17 days old

Applications Engineer

Kelly Services
Greensboro, NC 27413
**Applications Engineer**

Kelly Scientific has an immediate need for a Senior Engineer to support the development and commercialization of current and future environmental technologies.

**Roles and responsibilities**

Assist in experimental design, material/equipment selection, and hands-on experimental setup of

laboratory- and bench-scale technology performance testing.

Oversee product-development efforts regarding current mobile PFAS treatment units.

Provide hands-on guidance to Assistant and Associate level Scientist(s) in laboratory testing.

Review chemical analysis reports and provide feedback on method improvement as necessary.

Lead the creation of technical reports including work plans, progress reports, and performance


Collaborate with clients in technology development efforts.


Strong experience is preferred over academic training in this position. Individual will be expected

to integrate into existing projects quickly.

Degree in materials science, chemistry, or engineering preferred.

Prior engineering and pilot unit testing in a real-world setting required.

**Core competencies**

Strong coordination and collaboration skills

Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

Working knowledge of SharePoint preferred

Excellent skills in oral and written technical communication

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines under pressure, and multi-task

Ability to work in a hybrid team, effectively track work, and communicate with supervisors

**Initial Projects**

Project 1. Testing of Candidate Media for removal of heavy metals (Cadmium and chromium)

from high salinity simulated groundwater. Specific tasks include batch (isotherm) and column


Project 2. Pilot testing of Iron-Nickel-Carbon composite for treatment of PFAS-impacted water.

Specific tasks include working with subcontractor (Redox Tech) to design and build a pilot unit for

treatment of PFAS-impacted water at AFB.

Potential Future Projects

(These projects have been proposed to customers and are currently under review)

Project 3. Mobile PFAS treatment unit for volume reduction. This project builds off of a

technology developed by Army ERDC. The mobile unit combines activated carbon and ion

exchange resin to achieve significant PFAS removal and volume reduction. AFWERX Phase 1

proposal is currently under review. ($75k)

Project 4. Supercritical water oxidation for treatment of emerging contaminants. This project is a

collaboration with an industry leader in supercritical water oxidation. ERDWERX Commercial Solutions Offering proposal is currently under review ($10M).

**Growth Potential**

Individuals demonstrating excellent performance in this position will be considered for future

promotion to Product Development Manager. Responsibilities include:

o Manages the companies IP portfolio (including internal filing, licensing agreements, and

any government reporting required)

o Serve as PI on 1-2 programs, including project coordination, technical lead, customer

reporting requirements and P&L responsibilities

o Give technical presentations to audiences that elevate visibility

o Participate in strategy and implementation of growth in coordination with CEO and CIO

o Responsible for contributing technologies to the Stage Gate process

Ventures studio model supports the rapid creation of spin-off companies around

technologies and markets that have been derisks. All employees have the opportunity to

pursue active involvement in spin-off entities.

**Additional details**

The position will begin with a 3-month probationary period, with opportunity to continue based on performance.

**Interested? Apply today and send updated resumes to for immediate consideration!**

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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