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Coatings Chemist- $25 - $30/hr

Kelly Services
Collegeville, PA 19426
Kelly Services is searching for a **Coatings Chemist** to join the team of a large chemical company in Collegeville, PA.


**This is a long-term contract (12+ month), and pay for this role will be $25 - $30/hour depending on background and experience.**


**Skills & Knowledge Desired**


The individual will provide technical support in the preparation and execution of application testing of Leather Coatings. Preferred candidates will have hands-on technical experience with acrylic and silicone emulsions and testing on Leather. This will include safe laboratory practices for handling chemicals, and safely using application and leather testing equipment. The technician will need to be able to work independently, conduct routine tests, maintain laboratory notebook, and execute experimental design with analysis and documentation. In addition, the preferred candidate is expected to have good communication, data analysis, and documentation experience together with good interpersonal and organizational skills.


**Primary Responsibilities:**


Works as part of a team in a laboratory supporting chemists, engineers, and lab technician in the application and evaluation of Leather Coatings.

Acts responsibly for calibration, safe operation and routine maintenance of simple and complex lab instruments, machinery, and system components.

Measures neat products for QC properties, stability, film properties, and formulated film application properties.


Measures surface and material properties of applied coatings on leather for aesthetics such as gloss, touch, and uniformity, abrasion testing, flex testing, and chemical degradation resistance testing.


Documents work and communicates results in a timely fashion in data books and email.


**Qualifications**


AS or BS in Science or Engineering related discipline.


Must have experience in Coatings or Formulations work.


**_Kelly Services is committed to employee inclusion through our dedication to foster an innovative workforce by recognizing, celebrating, and embracing the diversity that all Kelly employees bring to our organization and our customers._**


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-03-12 Expires: 2021-05-06

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Coatings Chemist- $25 - $30/hr

Kelly Services
Collegeville, PA 19426

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