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Product Development Lab Tech - $25/hr. Paid benefits!

Kelly Services
Collegeville, PA 19426
Product Development Lab Tech - Collegeville, PA


**This role is a long-term contract position with no end date that offers benefits in addition to the hourly pay (medical insurance, paid vacation). Pay for this role will be $25/hr, and may be higher for a more qualified candidate.**


This role provides basic technical support to Lead Scientists and Technologist Leaders in the preparation and execution of experimental activities and studies. Provides technical support for product development, application development, technical service, and/or product or process research.


**Responsibilities / Duties**


Works as part of a team in a laboratory supporting chemists and engineers in developing, screening and commercializing new products and process.

Conducts plastic compounding and testing using any or all of the following: Brabender compounding machine, Brabender extruder, Wabash Electric Pres, Cutting dies, ovens, balance, test equipment, computers, Instron tensile tester

Manages and then safely executes laboratory work requests, maintaining and running relevant compounding and testing equipment and documenting and reporting all data through an electronic data management system.

Prepares for and independently performs standard and some non-routine procedures using relevant equipment and instruments, for which activities may include sample or materials preparations, equipment setup and/or configurations, and proper handling and disposal of waste materials that may be generated from experimental activities.

Participate in all safety programs mandated by the site and the department; frequently evaluate operating procedures for safety and data quality purposes

Maintains inventories of consumable materials, chemicals, and supplies related to activities by anticipating usage rates, order lead times, and ordering/purchasing procedures.


**Preferred Qualifications:**


Hands-on experience in running polymer characterization instruments is a plus.

A technical AS or BS degree with 16 hours of chemistry is preferred.



**Physical Requirements:**


Must be willing and able to do the following with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Wear safety equipment, such as earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes

Wear and use respirators.

Stand or walk for extended periods of time.


**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** **** **?**


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-30

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