1+ months

Laboratory Assistant/Technician (Food Science) - IMMEDIATE START

Kelly Services
Livermore, CA 94551
PLEASE NOTE: Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States for any employer without sponsorship.

Kelly Science & Clinical is seeking a Laboratory Assistant/Technician (Food Science) to join their team in Livermore, CA for a French merchant firm that is involved in agriculture, food processing, international shipping, and finance. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to as well as apply online.

**Title: Food Science Assistant/Technician**

**Location: Livermore, CA**

**Contract to Hire: Contract Duration = ~6 Months (full-time/non-exempt/W-2)**

**Pay Rate: $30-35.00/Hour (commensurate with experience)**

**Schedule/Shift: Monday Friday/1** **st** **, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PT)**

**Estimated Start Date:** **8/9/2022**

COMPANY is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. For 170 years, we have sourced agricultural products where they are grown, and transported and transformed them for customers and consumers around the world, working with a wide range of trusted partners from smallholder farmers to global organizations.

Today, we help feed and clothe more than 500 million people each year with goods as varied as cereals, oilseeds, coffee and cotton. We do so with passion and the purpose to create fair and sustainable value, for the benefit of current and future generations.

COMPANYs newly formed plant protein business unit R&D group is looking for a Research Assistant/Technician to work with the R&D team on protein extraction, purification and characterization.

Main Responsibilities:

+ Understand and execute tasks as directed and as laid out in standard operating procedures.

+ Protein extraction and purification at bench and pilot plant scale.

+ Physicochemical characterization of protein rich ingredients.

+ Ensure all the results are reported in quality and timely manner.

+ Carry out basic troubleshooting of used equipment.

+ Keep order and hygiene in all areas.

+ Practice COMPANYs safety standards at all times.

Role Requirements:

+ A genuine desire to work in plant-based ingredients and food space.

+ Capacity to work independently within defined experimental frame.

+ Basic laboratory experience. Knowledge in protein chemistry is a plus.

+ Problem-solving, time-management and organizational skills.

+ Adaptability and accountability.

+ Critical thinking and attention to detail.

+ Analytical mindset with proven ability to gather, interpret and synthesize large volumes of data.

+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as an individual or collaborate as part of a team.


+ Bachelors degree or associate degree in food science, chemistry, biochemistry or relevant field.

+ 2+ years of experience in the lab work is preferred but not required.


+ Written and verbal English language proficiency.

Other skills and competencies:

+ Experience in LIMS is a plus.

Diversity & Inclusion

+ COMPANY is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards.

+ Diversity is part of our DNA. COMPANY strives to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where people can thrive regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity or background.


+ Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

+ We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us.

**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, including accredited courses to obtain IT certifications, as well as PDU-approved courses.

+ Weekly pay.

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire.*

**Apply today!**

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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor. (1/35/59)

**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-09-29

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