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Associate Scientist Food Quality

Kelly Services

Louisville, CO
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Job Title Associate Scientist Food Quality

Jobid US24R4LR_BH1424899

Location: Louisville, CO, 80027, USA

Description **_Associate Scientist Food Quality, Louisville, CO_**

Kelly Services is currently seeking an **Associate Scientist Food Quality** for one of our top clients in Louisville, CO.

**Projected Duration:** 03/17/2018 – 09/17/2018

**Type** : Contract/Temporary

**Pay Rate:** UP to $20/hr


+ Execute research projects and experiments for chemistry and/or microbiology laboratories
+ Write project reports, executive summaries and customer final reports
+ Analyze and interpret data/test results
+ Assist in validation/verification studies
+ Maintain compliance to our Quality System through the performance of accurate and precise analytical methods, including sensory on a variety of food product platforms: dairy/non- dairy/plant based food and beverages
+ Write and develop Chemistry/Microbiology related standard operating procedures
+ Ensure that all Laboratory tests (Chemistry and Microbiology Laboratories) are properly performed and accurately reported in a timely manner
+ Provide support cross functionally in the laboratory where needed
+ Maintain laboratory instrumentation, controls, as well as inventory
+ Participate in required proficiency based testing and ensure compliance
+ Troubleshoot testing challenges (continuous improvement; i.e. fishbone, etc.), come to a resolution, corrective and preventive actions
+ Enforce and improve the Chemical Hygiene Plan
+ Support the manufacturing facilities with routine, Analytical testing

+ B.S. in Chemistry/ Food Science / Biochemistry / Microbiology or related field
+ 1-3 years Food Industry Experience
+ Prefer experience in supporting a research program
+ Prefer experience in Laboratory Quality Systems (i.e. ISO 17025:2005)
+ Good laboratory practice
+ Execute laboratory research programs
+ Ability to understand and perform data analysis/excellent record keeping/documentation
+ Proficient writing skills, technical documentation, including but not limited to creation of work instructions
+ Demonstrate proficiency with internationally recognized analytical testing methodologies (i.e. proximate analysis, allergen detection methods), solution preparation, FT120/Food Scan LECO, and HPLC/GC
+ Must be able to work independently
+ Outstanding communication skills
+ Excellent record keeping/documentation skills
+ Must be capable of supporting business-critical functions in a calm and systematic fashion
+ Must have proficiency with personal computers, Microsoft Office tools, and laboratory instrumentation
+ Preferred candidate will also have proficiency in InfinityQS, plant PLC computers, and plant equipment
**If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.**

**Lauren Rogers**

**Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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