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Chemist - Santa Fe Springs, CA

Kelly Services
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
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**Chemist - Santa Fe Springs, CA**

**Job Description Overview/Summary/Overall Responsibilities**

The Chemist will be integral part of Research and Development Department by supporting new product development with creation of new samples and conducting stability testing for new products primarily serving the household, industrial, and institutional cleaning markets.

The Chemist will perform analysis of various samples for composition and performance, assist in reformulating current products, review new and/or existing product formulations, verify products are formulated in compliance with applicable regulations.

The Chemist will establish product specifications based on customer requirements and develop testing procedures as needed.

Our priorities are Safety, Quality, and Productivity: In that order, always, without exception. The Chemist must keep these priorities in mind throughout every step of the process.

**Functions Managed by this Position**

+ Formulation and Samples creation in Compliance with Current and Upcoming Regulatory/Environmental Requirements for internal use and customer sampling

+ Analyze and Reverse Engineer Competitive Products and Customer Supplied Samples using FTIR and Wet Chemistry titration techniques

+ Performance Testing of Competitive Products, Trial Samples and Finished Goods

+ Generating detailed Analytical Reports

+ Establishing Finished Product and In-Process testing parameters

+ Development and implementation of new testing procedures

+ New raw materials validation and documentation

+ Product Recommendations to Match the Customers Requirements and Specifications

+ Research for new materials and technologies

+ Other duties as assigned

**Specific Duties & Tasks**

+ Conduct sample creation for all projects in a variety of categories such as Food & Beverage, Water Treatment, Dairy, Laundry, Agriculture, Metal Working, Janitorial, and Institutional Products utilizing in-depth knowledge of chemical ingredients and processes that meets the desired technical specifications and regulations

+ Supervise Scale up first batch manufacturing for newly developed products

+ Create Quality Control test specifications on newly developed products and production samples to verify production batches meet product specifications

+ Perform product stability studies on newly developed formulations

+ Research and evaluate new raw materials for compliance with minimum standards

+ Develop new test procedures as needed

+ Communicate directly with Sales and customers on project objectives and parameters. Once parameters are determined, recommend an existing product or formulate new product meeting customer's requirements

+ Documents analysis and testing completed by R & D

+ Maintain physical and electronic files for R & D Department

+ Provide technical support to the Company's customers, field sales and service personnel with respect to product recommendations, field testing and troubleshooting

+ Maintain a clean and safe lab working environment

**Desirable Attributes and Specific Behaviors that Demonstrate Those Attributes on the Job**

+ Organizational Skills

+ Effectively prioritizes projects, prospects, and leads, handling with appropriate urgency

+ Maintain a neat, clean, and organized environment at all times

+ Maintain files, both physical and electronic, in a manner that makes them easily retrievable

+ Strategic Thinking Skills

+ Communicate with technical staff and chemists around the world from large corporations such as DOW, BASF, etc. to source raw materials to formulate world class products

+ Able to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, analyze situations, and respond in a timely fashion

+ Keep up to date knowledge on regulatory and environmental trends and regulations

+ Teamwork Skills

+ Interface with Sales & Marketing, Operations, Regulatory Department, Quality Control, and Purchasing Department regarding R&D product development and support

+ Communicate directly with customers on project objectives and required parameters while keeping other departments within the company informed on your interactions with customers, when required

+ Detailed oriented with good math, analytical and problem-solving skills

**Skills and Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry

+ Minimum 3 years in Chemical manufacturing environment

+ Excellent written and communication skills

+ Computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

**For immediate consideration apply today! Questions? Contact Airika at 562-206-2707 or**

**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. 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. at

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Posted: 2020-06-19 Expires: 2020-08-13

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