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Associate Chemist - Formulation Technology _ RTP, NC

Kelly Services
Rtp, TN
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**Associate Chemist - Formulation Technology _ RTP, NC**

Kelly Services is currently seeking Associate Chemist - Physical Testing for one of our top clients in Jackson, MI.

**Duration:** 12 months with possible extension

**Pay:** $23

**Hours:** Mon - Fri


This role supports Global Formulation Development - Seed Treatment and Coatings.

The main focus of the position is to conduct formulation lab activities that support the development and manufacture of new products and formulations for Seed Treatment Coatings. The qualifying individual will be required to assist in designing and executing experiments, as well as interpreting laboratory results. Experience with safe laboratory practices, sample preparation techniques, quantitative analysis, data acquisition/interpretation, and report writing is required. This individual will work under moderate supervision as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team in Global Formulation Technology, Seed Treatment and Coatings.


+ The candidate will be required to perform a variety of well-defined formulation and characterization tests. This may include the operation of specialized characterization and application instruments/equipment.

+ With supervision, the individual must be capable of analyzing, planning, and implementing test methods to help develop viable technical solutions. The candidate is also expected to be able to recognize and communicate potential technical hurdles and propose a solution-oriented path forward.

+ Must possess strong communication skills. Can effectively communicate experimental findings in presentations and reports. Will be asked to document results and draft manuscripts to support manufacturing.

+ Strong team participation. Will liaise closely with key stakeholders from biology, application technology, and marketing. Demonstrates ability to understand project needs and can communicate across disciplines.

+ Understands safe lab practices and maintains accurate laboratory records.


Minimum Experience Required:

+ B.S. in a scientific discipline such as chemistry or chemical engineering

+ Fundamental knowledge of formulation science, chemistry, and/or product development

+ Demonstrated hands-on laboratory skills, either in an academic or industrial environment

+ Ability to adapt existing laboratory techniques and equipment, and contribute original ideas

+ Multi-task oriented and able to manage tight deadline demands

+ Team player with ability to build working relationships across functions and locations

+ Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills

+ Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

+ Serious safety focus, attention to detail, problem solving and critical thinking skills

Technical Competencies:

+ 2 years of laboratory experience preferred.

+ Practical Laboratory Skills

+ Formulation Science and Product Development

+ Polymer Chemistry, Colloids, and/or Surface Science


+ Experience with seed application testing flowability, dust-off, plantability, abrasion.

+ Experience with physical characterization techniques (viscosity, particle size analysis, density measurements, pH, etc.)


+ Some activities may require the use of a half mask style respirator. Typical use is 5-15 minutes.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Apply Today!

*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

**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. (

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Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2021-10-04

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