1+ months

Chemical Engineer

Kelly Services
Lemont, IL 60439
**Chemical Engineer**


Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a chemical engineer on a government contract with our customer in Lemont, IL. This assignment should last approximately one year and could be extended.

**Job Description:**

Our customer is engaged in several projects which require chemical engineer support and is seeking temporary help to support its lab research activities.

**Kelly Government Solutions**

+ Requires COVID-19 vaccination (or approved accommodation) upon hire.

This requisition seeks an individual who will carry out the following support tasks:

+ Plan and conduct experiments in the lab with the aim to develop new industrial uses for biodegradable polymers (e.g films).

+ Synthesize and produce new biopolymers.

+ Conduct analyses of polymers samples by using one or more of the analytical equipment: thermal (DSC, TGA), mechanical (Instron), or optical (FTIR-ATR, UV-Vis, fluorescence, TEM/SEM, DLS) characterization of materials; melt compounding, thin film extrusion, and injection molding of polymers and the use of analytical chemical techniques such as ICP, HPLC, GC.

+ Operate manual and automatic lab instruments and equipment.

+ Conduct techno-economic analysis and design of processes and plants.

+ Manage lab activities, including the analysis of health and safety hazards, the preparation of suitable health and safety plans, and the maintenance of a neat, clean and organized environment in the lab.

+ Manage sample collection, archives, and analytical data files.

+ Considerable skills in oral, written and presentation communications.

+ Bachelor's Degree and three to five (3-5) years work experience or Ph.D and 1-2 years' work experience.

+ The ideal candidate will have a BS in Chemical Engineering or a related field.

+ Experience in the formulation and production of (bio)polymers polymers (e.g. films), analysis and testing polymers samples using analytical equipment.

+ The ideal candidate has experience in techno-economic analysis and modelling of processes, and is proficient with Excel and Matlab, and process simulation software (Aspen or ChemCAD).

+ Polymer chemistry and polymer synthesis should be part of the candidate's resume.

+ This position also requires a produced paper at national or international conferences, report, or publication describing results of development work, analyses, and investigations, in academic or professional setting.

+ Experience in assessing health and safety hazards and controls as well as QA/QC, and in writing Environmental Health and Safety plans for research projects.

+ Work will be performed in lab and office.

+ Candidate must have a valid driver's license.

**Kelly Government Solutions**

+ **You should know:** Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.

Please email Drew Rogers at if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.

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

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**You should know:** Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.

**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: 2021-10-29 Expires: 2021-12-11

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