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Quality Lab Technician _ Jackson, MI

Kelly Services
Jackson, MI 49202
**Quality Lab Technician _ Jackson, MI**


Kelly Services is currently seeking a Quality Lab Technician for one of our top clients in Jackson, MI


**Work Schedule:** Monday - Friday 3 PM - 11:30 PM; with occasional weekend work/overtime -- based on the production schedule, the shift time could start as late as 6 PM


**Pay Rate:** $25 - $28 depending on experience


**Assignment Duration:** 12 months


As a Quality Lab Technician placed with Kelly Services you will be responsible for 1) quality assurance testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished latex products for the Company Corp. Plant within the scope of the Company Quality Policy and ISO 9001 Quality Management System, 2) using appropriate software to evaluate data based on internal and external specifications, 3) support the continuous improvement of lab and plant processes through QA/QC activities and meet and/or exceed customer expectations.


+ Analyze raw materials, intermediate products, finished products and other chemical samples and evaluate suitability according to established specifications to ensure quality and availability of final product

+ Analyze samples, provide quality data and become an active member along with the Lab Supervisor and Production personnel to provide innovative ideas to improve lab and plant processes and demonstrate continuous improvement

+ Know, understand and use software tools such as Lotus Notes, IQS Proficient, SAP, Microsoft Office Programs, etc. which enhance quality reporting

+ Ensure the suitability of laboratory equipment through proper operation, maintenance, calibration, verification and good quality control and assessment activities

+ Generate quality data and significant statistical data to support plant personnel in their efforts to enhance process control, meet customer requirements and continuously improve our product quality characteristics

+ Perform all wet chemistry tests on applicable products

+ Perform Coatings application test for applicable products

+ Analyze and record the test results in Quest Database /COA generation

+ Interpret and follow documented procedures, all corresponding TMs, SOPs, JTAs ECPs

+ Effectively communicate batch results to the appropriate personnel

+ Participate in safe work practices

+ Perform equipment control plan to verify conformance

+ Prescribe appropriate batch adjustments required to bring product in specification

+ Maintain a clean working environment

+ Perform effectively in a team based environment. Associate must be willing to work in a team-oriented atmosphere. This includes learning all tasks and equipment associated with product testing, helping coordinate the flow of work within the team and with other departments, and helping team associates to meet changing work demands (i.e. go where the work is).

+ Perform all required health and safety inspections at prescribed frequencies

+ Perform analysis of raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods, in a timely manner, to verify conformance to or prescribe appropriate adjustment to product so they meet specifications that have been agreed upon by Company and their customers or suppliers.


**Qualifications:**


+ Candidate must have a degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering, etc.

+ Candidates should have 0-3 years experience; ideally in a laboratory setting.

+ An associate's degree in a science field would be considered with 2-5 years of experience.

+ The selected candidate must have the ability to work as part of a team, understand chemical and instrument measurement processes, be self-motivated, and willing to develop technical knowledge and understanding of the chemical and measurement processes involved in the manufacture of styrene butadiene dispersions products.

+ Experience with emulsion polymerization products is preferred

+ Experience working in a manufacturing environment on a rotating shift is preferred

+ Basic understanding of general chemistry

+ Basic understanding of theory, operation, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation such as gas chromatographs, viscometers, spectrophotometers, pH meters, moisture solids analyzers, etc.

+ Basic understanding of the techniques of quality assurance and quality control

+ Basic understanding of math and statistics

+ Basic understanding of ISO/RCMS quality system requirements

+ Basic computer skills using software packages such as Microsoft Office, Infinity QS Proficient (SPC software), SAP, Lotus Notes, etc.

+ Computer literate; scientific minded and detail oriented

+ Must be willing to work some weekends and overtime

+ Previous quality control experience including SPC, and spray experience preferred


+ 2 years chemistry related experience preferred

+ Experience in paint/chemical environment preferred


**Physical Requirements:**


+ Occasional lifting, bending and twisting of various range and motion requiring physical exertion when handling materials, drums or equipment

+ Ability to lift 50-60 pounds

+ Ability to stand and walk in work environment majority of time

+ Occasional use of stairs required

+ Occasional use of respiratory protection including air purifying, air supplied and self-contained air supplied respirators.

+ Must pass fit test requirements for respiratory protection.

+ Use of PPE to perform hazardous materials duties related to spill response and clean-up activities

+ Work environment varies between inside building activities and outside environment (ability to withstand various temperatures and weather conditions)


Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email stalvnl@kellyservices.com for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.


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

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*


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**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: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-22

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