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Chemical Technician I

Kelly Services
Naperville, IL 60540
Kelly is hiring a **Chemical Technician I** for one of our clients in **Naperville, IL.**

+ 12 month contract

+ Pay: $24/hr

+ will work 40 hours/week. No OT is anticipated for this role.

+ flexibility with the work schedule

+ Environment: The lab has 12 - 14 principal researchers, and generally 3 - 4 laboratory technicians. Candidate must be able to work as a part of a team, and will typically report to 3-5 principal investigators over the course of their tenure.

This is a great opportunity to join the Organic Synthesis (Polymer) Lab as a Lab Technician!

The lab technician performs a variety of routine laboratory operations with technical direction from a supervisor.

**The Lab Tech role in the Polymer Lab includes:**

***Hands on wet bench chemistry, chemicals handling, and preparation of solutions/dilutions

***Routine analytical characterization and data analysis

***Organic reactions and polymer synthesis, which is supervised by a researcher

***The work does not involve more advanced analytical techniques (such LC, GC, NMR, FTIR etc)

**Job Responsibilities:**

Assist in maintaining the productivity and organization of a busy research laboratory

Maintain Standard Operating Procedures and make recommendations for their improvement

Participate in scientific discussion and critical thinking

Assemble test materials and equipment to expedite test procedures

Perform laboratory testing under the supervision of scientists and project leaders

Record test results accurately and concisely in a laboratory notebook

Assist in analyzing and interpreting experimental data

Maintain a clean and safe work facility

**Minimum Qualifications:**

B.S./B.A degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Knowledge of laboratory practices, scientific terminology, and the characterization and preparation of materials used in routine and special procedures

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

A high attention to detail and quality in results

Must be able to establish and meet deadlines to produce independent results, while building a network of resources in the company

Must work well with other team members, including design engineers

Ability to multi-task and manage numerous projects simultaneously

**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. (
Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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