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Formulation Chemist- Adjuvant & Crop Protection

Kelly Services
Fresno, CA 93744
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**Title: Formulation Chemist- Adjuvant & Crop Protection**

**Location: Fresno, CA or Denver, CO**

**Job Type: Direct-Hire, On-Site, Full-Time**

**General Purpose and Scope of Position:**

The Adjuvant and Crop Protection Formulation Chemist will direct lab activities for the development, registration, and manufacture of new branded Adjuvant and Crop Protection products and formulations. This role will partner with sales, marketing, environmental, health, safety, and security (EHSS), regulatory, operations, and manufacturing teams to identify business needs and determine the best formulation development path forward. This role will also advise and educate the field on product use in order to expand the market and drive business results.

**Key Skills and Abilities:**

+ Proven ability to lead, plan and execute research projects on difficult problems with cross-functional teams

+ Demonstrated record of achievement for formulation research and development on adjuvants and crop protection products

+ In-depth formulation development experience, preferably in adjuvants, biologicals, and crop protection.

+ Strong understanding of formulation and application technologies based on practical use of physical-chemical properties and analytical methods

+ Proven track record of generating new innovation and application of cutting-edge technology

+ BS in Chemistry or related field required; MS or Ph.D. is desirable

+ Minimum of 5 years of practical industrial experience in a research & development environment required

**Key Personal Attributes:**

+ Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills

+ Solid verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

+ Strong analytical and critical thinker

+ Advocates safety culture always

**Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:**

+ Direct laboratory activities pertaining to Agricultural Adjuvant and Crop Protection product development

+ Provide direction to laboratory staff on activities pertaining to product development and quality control requirements

+ Design formulations for new branded Adjuvant and Crop Protection products

+ Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on raw materials

+ Interface with manufacturing on proper formulation and production of Adjuvant and Crop Protection products. Maintain Share-Point site for manufacturing formulas

+ Work with branded portfolio managers to implement training for field staff. Participate in Product Development and Branded Technology Teams

+ Act as a resource to field staff with questions pertaining to product functionality and performance, compatibility, stability, specifications, and Quality Control requirements

+ Work with Product Regulatory and Environmental Health Safety and Services Departments on chemistry details of products, registrations, labels, and SDS documents

+ Provide forensic laboratory services to determine sources of product failure or quality issues. Troubleshoot issues with products in the field or storage at branches

+ Evaluate competitive products, technologies, and marketing materials

+ Meet with vendors to vet products or technology offerings. Evaluate raw materials for supply chain managers and new technologies for Product Development opportunities

+ Coordinate with the Nutritional Formulation Chemist on projects combining Crop Protection, Adjuvant, and Nutrition products

+ Produce training materials and presentations for field staff education

+ Provide data and advice to marketing staff to produce brochures, bulletins, etc.

+ Review system bill of materials and Manufacturing recipes and production procedures prior to issuance of a system item number for Branded Products to ensure they meet labels and proper manufacturing Regulatory compliance

+ Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner

+ Travel required: up to 20%

**C** **ompensation and Benefits:**

+ Competitive salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)

+ Flexible work schedule available

+ Relocation assistance may be offered for the right candidate

+ Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); pension plan, 401k match up to 3%

+ Drug-Free Workplace

**_For immediate consideration apply today!_**

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

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