1+ months

Chemistry Lab Technician

Kelly Services
West Sacramento, CA 95691
**Job Title: Chemistry Laboratory Technician**

**Location: West Sacramento, CA**

**Rate: Competitive**

**6-month contract**

**The Company**

**delivers value Beyond Yield TM through dedicated service, locally proven canola, sorghum and sunflower seed for farm customers and new plant-based solutions for end-use customers globally. This is core to our global commitment and what sets us apart.**

**Over 250 The Company employees work across 11 global locations and two world-class The Company Innovation Centers. Established in Australia in 2006, The Company has grown to offer industry leading germplasm, advanced molecular capabilities, regional R&D and commercial teams in Australia, Europe, North and South America, and sales in more than 30 countries. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nufarm Australia Ltd. Based in West Sacramento, CA, The Company has an exciting opportunity for Seeds Lab Sample prep technicians (temp to hire).**

**Reporting to the Research Lab manager, main activities include seed preparation (cleaning, grinding and extraction), chemical titrations, R&D projects, shelf life stability analysis and other day to day activities.**

**This role is designed to assist in developing and employing analytical tools to support breeding and seed production for THE COMPANY core crops Sunflower, Canola, Carinata and Sorghum. Coordination of activities between the labs and various functions at The Company will be part of the day-to-day expectations. The chemistry lab technician will perform activities mostly in the Analytical Chemistry Lab.**

**Reach your potential:**

** Seed cleaning, grinding and chemical extraction for further analysis.**

** Sample entry, seeds cutting, plating seeds for DNA isolation, preparing buffers**

** Conduct high-throughput sample prep, DNA extraction, genotyping in an automated lab.**

** Assists in monitoring the proper functioning and maintenance of laboratory equipment**

** Maintain a clean, healthy and safe working environment in compliance with Environmental Safety and Health guidelines and housekeeping practices.**

**Must also attend training and wear appropriate PPE. Perform all duties with a high level of accuracy to maintain the integrity of quality results.**

**Provides support to other Operations and Distribution Centers as needed.**

**Desirable but not required:**

**AA/AS degree, BA/BS in chemical, biological, agricultural or related field. Responsible, results oriented, focused, and agile.**

**Decision making and problem-solving skills.**

** Coordinate lab-customer activities**

** Take ownership of compliance with company policies The right candidate will be detail oriented and possess good organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task project management skills.**

**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: 2022-06-24 Expires: 2022-08-25

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