21 days old


Kelly Services
Marlborough, MA 01752
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Description (this is primarily a synthesis position with required flexibility for formulation and testing): We are seeking a talented Scientist/Engineer to join our research and development team.

+ The ideal candidate has a passion for polymers, polymer chemistry and strong interest in laboratory research.

+ The candidate will synthesize new materials, assemble, test, and evaluate new polymeric formulations to meet the electronics industrys toughest applications.

+ The candidate will be responsible for instrument ownership, ensuring high functionality, quality, and timely data processing.

+ They will leverage their knowledge of polymer science to solve challenging formulation-based problems. Knowledge of polymer and material characterization techniques is critical to understand and interpret results.

+ They will work across functions in research and development to bring new materials into commercialization.

+ Specific day to day work responsibilities would include small molecule and polymer synthesis, materials formulation, bench Chemistry testing new polymer materials and films, carrying out required materials testing and data collection, and reporting results to project leaders.


**Education and Experience:**

+ Candidates should have a post secondary degree in STEM or a Bachelors in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other applicable scientific degree with laboratory work is preferred.

+ Ideal candidate will have a strong synthetic chemistry background.

+ Preference for background or experience in polymer chemistry and physics but strong scientific skills are foundational.

+ Candidates should have excellent communication skills that allow for effective team discussions.

+ Candidates should have a strong desire to work in the lab performing tests, helping to drive new technologies.

**Candidate Preferred skills/Capabilities:**

+ Organic Synthesis (small molecule)

+ Polymer Synthesis and Characterization

+ Thermomechanical Analysis

+ Tensile and Peel Testing

+ Scanning Electron Microscopy

+ Familiarity/comfort with scientific software including MATLAB

+ Hands-on experience with an industrial laboratory environment preferred

+ Ability to work independently as well as in groups

+ Organized, self-motivated, and action oriented, with the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and opportunities

**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. (

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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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