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Formulation Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Rockford, IL 61106
**Formulation Technician- Rockford** **, IL**

Full-time, Contract position 9+ months

Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Pay - $18.15/hr

**Position Summary:**

Responsible for safe and efficient formulation and filling and packaging of products. This includes achieving production goals relative to safety, quality, schedule, and cleanliness. The associate may also aid in other departments such as Quality Control, Packaging, and other departments may also be required. Process documentation is maintained in the form of batch record sheets, reports, and lab notebooks. All operations are conducted under the direction of senior personnel, with emphasis on safety and compliance to regulations and standards.

**Key Responsibilities:**

Weight, measure, dispense and mix chemicals to the recipe defined in the batch record

Set up and operate an assortment of dispensing equipment. This equipment may include fully automated filling lines

Labeling product

Cleaning, assembling and disassembling equipment

Process jobs using pipettes, peristaltic pumps, automated labelers, etc.

Complete batch records and other paperwork related to the department

Manage knowledge of raw materials, staging, work-in-process, storage areas, production steps, and the general ability to process jobs independently

Accurately describe and process failure(s) for trouble shooting and recording purposes

Assisting with process development when assigned

Ability to conduct in process quality control inspection of finished goods

Completion of metrology work orders as assigned including; calibration and preventative maintenance of filling equipment, balances, etc.

Initiate improvements by using Lean, Practical Process Improvement (PPI), 5S and other continuous improvement techniques

Ability to act and think independently

Perform all job duties in a safe manner and obey all safety policies and procedures

Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I values

Perform all job duties within regulatory, statutory and ISO9001 requirements

Perform other duties and cross training as assigned

Work environments include laboratory, packaging/warehouse areas and within a clean room

**Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:**

High school diploma or GED required. Some college coursework or degree preferred (ideally Chemistry of Life Science focus)

Experience in a manufacturing environment using mixing and filling equipment, preferred

Experience with continuous improvement concepts, preferredi.e. Lean, PPI, 5S, etc.

Mechanical aptitude

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Must be able to work within a team towards common goals

Must be able to work independently

Basic PC skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Basic Knowledge of the metric system

Ability to multitask organize/process several jobs at once

Drive towards continual personal and departmental improvement

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required. This may include using a full-face respirator

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand/walk

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Associates in this position may, as part of their job activities, generate or manage hazardous waste as defined by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. Individuals in this position are required to receive initial hazardous waste training within the first 30 working days of assignment. The initial waste training shall include but not be limited to the following general categories:

o Identifying hazardous and solid waste, hazardous waste management, recycling, treatment and disposal, emergency preparedness, record keeping, pollution prevention and waste reduction

o Following initial training the Associate in this position will receive annual refresher training in the same topic field as listed above

o Associate should be comfortable working frequently with organics, including flammable solvents, strong acid bases, potential biohazards (including raw animal serums), large scale bacterial cultures, and hazardous chemicals

**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: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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