24 days old

Asphalt R&D Technician

Kelly Services
Granville, OH 43023
**Asphalt R&D Technician Granville, OH**

Contract, Full time position

Pay - $21

**Job Summary:**

Actively participates in teams that deliver technical solutions having significant business impact on Asphalt and Roofing Business. This role contributes to the businesss success by providing technical support on new product, process, and input materials for Roofing and Asphalt related products. The technician is expected to become proficient not only in routine quality testing, but also apply their skills to the advanced testing the R&D team is actively developing.


+ Implement a personal safety action plan and review with leader.

+ Engagement in regular safety meetings and safety huddles.

+ Ensure rigorous compliance to standard safety procedures and OC corporate policies.

+ Ensure a commitment to zero accidents while working with hot asphalt and various chemicals.

+ Practice good housekeeping and maintenance habits.

+ Provides various asphalt testing support

+ Become proficient with all types of asphalt testing (e.g., rotational viscosity, penetration, softening point, rheology, etc.)

+ Understand ASTM and/or AASHTO laboratory test methods and how to effectively test products accordingly, as well as SOP and JHA protocols

+ Will be responsible for data collection, analysis, and reporting accurately and timely.

+ Understand the different physical properties of different types of asphalts while troubleshooting results.

+ Understand the different instruments and be able to troubleshoot each.

+ Balance multiple assignments across individual or multiple projects.

+ Collaborate with product developers, scientists, and engineers to deliver quality data and clearly communicate their timeline and observations.

+ Able to safely adapt to challenging projects which are innovative and new to OC.

+ Maintains a clean, safe and operational environment at all times.

+ Provide team support with calibrations, preventative maintenance, housekeeping and inventory.

+ Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office.

**Education & Experience Requirements:**

+ A four year technical/lab/engineering/science degree is desired with 0-2 year of experience in lab operations desired.

+ A two year technical/lab/engineering/science associate degree with 1-3 years of experience in lab operations in lieu of a four year degree.

+ Must understand and have good basic computer skills. A working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) required.

+ Mechanical, hands-on aptitude with analytical equipment is needed for working in the lab.

+ Ability to operate lab equipment. Ability to provide quality test results in a timely manner and communicate those results to management both verbally and written.

+ Ability to work both independently and within a group.

+ Ability to analyze data and suggest and implement improvements in product testing. Improve the efficiency of operation.

+ Ability to solve problems and think outside the box to innovate unique solutions for customer products and processes.

+ Preference of a minimum of 2 years lab experience

**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** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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