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Associate Scientist - Santa Monica, CA

Kelly Services
Santa Monica, CA 90407
**Associate Scientist Santa Monica, CA**


As a member of the R&D team, you will have a vital role in developing and validating analytical methods for detection, identification, and quantification of small molecules in formulated products. Specifically, the successful candidate will develop and validate GC, GCMS, HPLC, HPIC methods, establish quality control protocols for commercial products, provide hands-on technical assistance to maintain analytical equipment in good working orders, and analyze samples supporting various projects. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems, are essential.

**Responsibilities Include**

+ Develops, validates, and standardizes GC, HPLC, HPIC analytical methods for detection, identification, and quantification of small molecules found in chemical and biochemical processes, and formulated products.

+ Analyzes and evaluates material and products at all stages of development process under stringent quality and time requirements.

+ Prepares research reports, invention disclosures, and Standard Operating Procedures for internal and external use.

+ Reviews of data for technical content and regulatory compliance.

+ Ensures analytical equipment is maintained in good working order; troubleshoots and performs minor repairs as needed.

+ Anticipates additional resources, consumable, and equipment requirements as needed to ensure that work can be completed within the budgeted time.

+ Remains current with the analytical chemistry literature and champions the implementation of new technology.

+ Maintenance of a safe and orderly laboratory and ensurance of compliance with all safety policies and practices.

**Qualifications & Skills Include**

+ At a minimum, a B.S. or M.S. in chemistry or equivalent.

+ A minimum of 2-4 years of industrial or academic experience with hands-on experience in analytical chemistry.

+ A good understanding of analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and chemical engineering principles.

+ Demonstrated practical ability to develop methods for isolation, characterization, and quantification of small molecules found in chemical and biochemical processes and formulated products using conventional chromatography techniques and analytical instruments including GC, GCMS, HPLC, and NMR.

+ Experience with the development of bioanalytical methods for measuring metabolites in fermentation culture medium and cell lysates.

+ Must be skilled in operation of chromatographic data acquisition and processing software packages such as Chromeleon, Agilent ChemStation and other software tools for data reduction and presentation.

+ Excellent written, reporting, and verbal communication skills.

+ Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point.

+ Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

+ Must be highly-motivated and capable of working independently to deliver results under tight deadlines.

+ Able to lift 15 40 pounds.

**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Toni at 714.454.8252 OR email at**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

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

**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. 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. at
Posted: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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