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Plastic Extrusion R&D Processing Technician

Kelly Services

Midland, MI
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Job Title Plastic Extrusion R&D Processing Technician

Jobid US41ALKZ_BH1445727

Location: Midland, MI, 48640, USA

Description Kelly Services is seeking candidates for a Full-Time Processing Technician role with an industry leading, Fortune 500, global, chemical manufacturing company in Midland, MI.

The Packaging & Specialty Plastics, Elastomers Product & Process R&D provides technical expertise in extrusion, polymer flows, fabrication, and parts processing techniques.

A technician is needed to work in a team environment in support of processing development needs. The primary responsibilities will be:

• Equipment maintenance and set up for experiments - including lab houskeeping and organization.

• Perform lab trials using a wide variety of processing equipment and keep accurate records of trial data.

• Receipt and warehousing for raw materials and samples

• Working knowledge and progressive expertise with the following equipment:

o Single screw extruders (3/4 “ - 2 ½ “)

o Co-extrusion line equipment

o Twin Screw Extruders

o Blow Molding Equipment

Interpersonal skills are critical to this position. Candidate must be able to interact with co-workers in a positive manner at all times.


Associates degree or equivalent in an applied science.

Forklift experience preferred but, not necessary.

Ability to work around temperatures of up to 400F

**Job Information and Working Conditions**

A mechanical aptitude is desirable as well as the physical ability to lift and maneuver 25 kg bags of polymer resin. The ability to handle multiple projects at one time and prioritize work with the assistance of the engineers in the group is necessary.

Example Responsibilities:

1. Working with an engineer or other Techs to perform extrusion trials and lab tests necessary
2. Under the direction of an engineer or Techs, reconfigure extrusion equipment for specialized extrusion trials and perform trials.
3. Housekeeping
_Due to the high volume of responses anticipated, only qualified candidates will be contacted._

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit your resume” button. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter listed below recruiting for this position by email. However, your resume must be received via the “submit your resume” button included within. Please contact recruiter Kristin Zwada with questions, concerns, or email applications at with the subject line "Processing Technician"

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Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

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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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