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Chemical Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Iselin, NJ 08830
**Chemical Laboratory Technician Iselin, NJ**


Contract position: 12+ months


Hours: Monday - Friday: 8am - 4 pm or 9 am - 5 pm shift.


Pay rate: $30.00/hr


**Description**


This position supports Environmental Catalysts R&D by preparing catalysts using variety of synthesis techniques, including hydrothermal synthesis of molecular sieves, by their post synthesis modification such as calcination, ion-exchange, forming, impregnation and other common techniques, and by generating characterization data on finished catalysts. All the results are then provided to the researchers.


**Operating independently under limited supervision, the successful candidate will:**


+ Maintain a safe working environment by embracing Zero Incident Mindset and 5S concept.

+ Work as part of the Team to complete complex tasks in a timely fashion, be a team player

+ Prepare catalysts using impregnation, slurry preparation and coating on substrates

+ Perform synthesis of zeolites/molecular sieves in autoclaves ranging following written SOP and established recipes.

+ Carry out post synthesis modification of zeolites including calcination, ion-exchange, and catalyst preparation on as needed basis.

+ Make observations during the experiments and report/discuss these observations with the researchers

+ Document in detail all syntheses and post synthesis sample modifications in the Electronic Lab Notebook and shared drives, keep the notebook up-to-date with experiments

+ Document and organize collection of samples for possible testing and evaluation in the future

+ Follow all prescribed sample labeling requirements and always follow the prescribed personal protective equipment (PPE).

+ Use LIMS system to submit samples for chemical or physical analysis; Compile analytical data returned from LIMS, summarize results, and report to supervisor.

+ Recognize when results are not meeting expectations. Either resolve minor problems through established troubleshooting techniques or advise the supervisor of these deviations.

+ Utilize Microsoft Excel to catalogue and / or plot results and maintain Excel Summary files


**Qualifications:**


The position requires BS in Chemistry/Material Science with no experience OR 2 years of college in a related scientific discipline plus 5 years of laboratory experience


**Other requirements include:**


+ Prior experience with chemical processes, batch reactors, or analytical test equipment.

+ Strong hands-on experience and knowledge in maintaining and trouble-shooting lab equipment

+ Strong math aptitude for percent calculations, recipe scale-up calculations, and temperature conversions

+ Basic chemistry knowledge (periodic table, pH, moles, acid, base, concentration, etc)

+ Proficiency in MS Office software required

+ Prior exposure to related industrial safety protocols, such as NFPA labeling, SDS, Hazwoper, etc. is preferred

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced research environment and manage competing priorities effectively.

+ Ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs over short distances.


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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