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Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services

Auburn, MI
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Job Title Laboratory Technician

Jobid US41ALSJ_BH1445837

Location: Auburn, MI, 48611, USA

Description Chat Now to discuss this role

Laboratory Technician

A Chemical Company has an opportunity for a Laboratory Technician Contractor in their Performance Silicones - Engineered Materials -Research Development R & D team located in Auburn, MI.

The business-aligned opportunity is within the Conductive Composites product development team, responsible for developing the next generation of thermally and electrically conductive silicone composites for applications within fast growth and dynamic markets such as transportation, telecommunications, and consumer electronics.

The incumbent will work as part of cross-functional teams in order to bring new products to market. Job responsibilities will include routine and non-routine testing in support of one or more R & D projects.

+ Formulating silicone composites in lab mixers, preparation of samples for testing, and characterization and testing of material properties related to mechanical, rheological, and thermal performance.
+ Analytical testing of inorganic powders used in silicone composites.
+ Preparation of customer samples and general laboratory housekeeping and operations.
+ This position requires precise documentation and record keeping. All work will be documented in laboratory notebooks, electronic systems, as well as in technical reports.
+ In addition, following formal procedures such as Standard Operating Procedures and DOWM test methods.
+ The candidate will support one or more scientists so effective team skills and the ability to communicate needs, progress, and results are important.
+ A self-starter that can work independently with technical support is desired.
+ Good interpersonal skills are also required as the individual will be required to interact with lab customers.
+ High initiative and effective organizational skills are also beneficial as many projects have short notice and fast turnaround time needs. At times many projects may be initiated and conducted concurrently.
+ Strong mechanical, math and/or computer skills and general chemistry laboratory skills are highly desired.

+ The candidate must have at a minimum an Associate’s Degree in a science or technology discipline.
+ Candidates with a significant amount of lab experience will be considered; academic or industry is preferred
+ Experience testing

+ Key Responsibilities include:

+ Work in a safe manner in accordance with facility and site EH S policies

+ Perform sample preparation and testing for one or more projects as directed by project leads Ensure documentation and testing is done with high quality aiming to ensure needs of the business Provide support in instrument set up, maintenance, and troubleshooting

+ Provide support in method development and validation studies

+ Participate in technical training to attain on-the-job proficiency Perform inventory checks and order materials supplies as needed Participate in good housekeeping practices

+ Please provide detailed safety requirements:

+ Attend all safety meetings and participate in safety programs Complete at least two tasks per month related to safety
+ Chat Now to discuss this role
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**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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