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Material Chemist

Kelly Services
Northbrook, IL 60065
**_Material Chemist Northbrook, IL_**





Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking candidates for **_Material Chemist_** for one of our top clients in **_Northbrook, IL_** . This is a **Direct Hire** position.





The **_Material Chemist_** will be responsible for evaluation and analysis of construction materials including laboratory analysis, data interpretation, client interaction and reporting. This role will focus on laboratory investigations, troubleshooting material performance problems, assistance with deterioration cause determination, customized laboratory material testing protocols, occasional field work, and applied research.





**Responsibilities:**






+ Performs wet chemistry laboratory procedures and uses analytical instrumentation

+ Tests and analyzes construction materials

+ Interprets and reports analytical data

+ Applies research to develop and implement customized laboratory testing programs

+ Researches historical background of various materials, technical issues, and code requirements

+ Evaluates and troubleshoots problems with concrete, masonry, steel, wood, coatings, sealants, and other construction materials

+ Prepares detailed investigation and testing reports

+ Engages with internal as well as external clients





**Required Qualifications:**






+ Master's degree or PhD in chemistry

+ 5-10 Years of related industry experience, some project management experience is preferred

+ Ability to utilize basic and advanced analytical equipment to characterize construction materials

+ An interest in analyzing and troubleshooting material performance

+ Strong technical written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 35 lbs.

+ Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and laboratory hazards

+ Medically fit to utilize respiratory protection devices and other forms of Personal Protective Equipment







Apply online, or send your updated resume and availability for a phone screen to KOMD229@KellyScientific.com for immediate consideration!






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-12-02

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