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Job Title Chemist

Jobid US41T8PT_BH1446282

Location: Midland, MI, 48640, USA


Chemist - The individual will provide technical laboratory support multidisciplinary teams in the development of new products and technical solutions for a wide range of technology areas e.g., coatings, adhesives, plastics, electronic materials, home and personal care, etc. . Preferred candidates will have laboratory experience associated with materials synthesis, formulation, processing, characterization, and testing in addition to good interpersonal and organization skills. The Formulation Science organization also develops, implements, and utilizes high throughput methodologies; familiarity with multiple software platforms and automated equipment would be beneficial. The individual filling this position will be responsible for performing a wide variety of laboratory activities in support of multiple R D projects. Primary responsibilities will include: Providing technical support for multidisciplinary teams for both new product and capability development. Materials formulation, processing, handling, analysis/characterization, and testing, and in some cases, materials synthesis may be required. Executing designed experiments. Laboratory equipment set-up/construction, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Equipment and analytical instruments may include ovens, mixers, grinders, extruders, reactors, spectrometers, rheometers, thermal properties and mechanical testing equipment, and others. Working safely in an R D environment, actively participating in company safety programs. Generating, analyzing and summarizing data, maintaining electronic databases and documenting results in laboratory notebooks and research reports. Generating and maintaining documentation for the safe and efficient operation of equipment. Training new and existing personnel on equipment. Qualifications: 2 or more years of college education or experience in materials science/engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, or other scientific discipline. Bachelors or Associate degrees preferred. Candidates should have lab experience with analytical and testing equipment. Preferred candidates will have additional experience related to materials synthesis, formulation and processing. Job requires solid mechanical skills needed to work with and troubleshoot a range of equipment, ability to work with hands, independent problem solving, and strong attention to detail. Good computer skills with the ability to learn new software. Experience with software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Preferred candidates may have experience with databases, programming or automation. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently with moderate guidance from a supervisor, and also in a group environment as part of a larger project team. Ability to handle multiple tasks and multiple projects.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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