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Lab Support Specialist _ North Chicago, IL

Kelly Services
North Chicago, IL 60064
**Lab Support Specialist _ North Chicago, IL**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Lab Support Specialist for one of our top clients in North Chicago, IL.

**Duration:** 6 mon

**Pay:** $29/hr - $31.80/hr

As a Lab Support Specialist placed with Kelly Services you will be responsible for developing and administering various laboratory equipment support functions throughout R&D sites. This position involves serving as liaison among internal company personnel as well as external organizations, to aid in equipment selection, purchasing (equipment and services), onboarding, calibration/service/repair, and decommissioning. These functions will be executed with consideration for laboratory needs, as well as quality and cost effectiveness of internal and external service providers.


+ Interface with vendors, OEM, and internal service organizations to address laboratory equipment service needs.

+ Assist R&D personnel with selection and purchase of laboratory equipment and services.

+ Provide administrative support throughout equipment lifecycle (onboarding, maintenance/repair, decommissioning).

+ Serve as liaison to on-site vendor service personnel.

+ Receive incoming work request and generate workorders on demand.

+ Process work orders and contracts within IBM Maximo system to ensure equipment status, service activities, and all cost of ownership expenses are properly documented.

+ Maintain equipment warranty and service contract data within Maximo system and Access database.

+ Process service contract renewals, including review of equipment reliability histories, determination of insourcing potential, and overall assessment of cost benefits.

+ Work with department leadership to develop and refine processes in support of department functions.


+ College Degree or equivalent experience. A technical degree (Engineering or Science) is preferred.

+ Knowledge of basic regulatory requirements, laboratory safety, and GxP.

+ At least 2+ years of experience with a variety of laboratory equipment, either having served as a lab analyst, lab equipment service provider, or both.

+ Effective written and oral communication skills capable of accommodating a diverse audience.

+ Proficient in data entry, analysis, and presentation, particularly within Maximo, Cognos, and SAP environments.

+ Attention to detail, strong organization and planning skills.

+ Capable of independently developing creative solutions in a fast-paced environment.

+ Self-motivated and positive attitude with a great desire to contribute to our success.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Apply Today!

*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

**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: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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