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R&D Lab Technician (product development)

Kelly Services
Kannapolis, NC 28081
**Product Development Lab Technician**


Kannapolis, NC


6-9 month contract


Schedule: Monday Friday 8am 4:30pm


**Job Purpose**


Under the direction of the Senior Food Scientist, the **PD Lab Technician** will be responsible for supporting the Food Science Lab. The Lab Technician will help to ensure that product development goals are met by conducting trials and studies that meet company and government standards. The technician will assist with routine product development processes and gain valuable experience in the scientific field.


**Duties and Responsibilities**


The technician will:


+ Assist in developing and mixing wet and dry formulas from concept through scale up and sourcing raw materials

+ Assist in developing and managing ingredient and formulation database

+ Assist with conducting sensory and stability studies

+ Accurately collect, document, analyze and interpret data

+ Perform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and efficient manner

+ Maintain laboratory condition, to include equipment, supplies, quality assurance programs, and accurate records throughout all procedures

+ Perform other lab duties as assigned or required


**Qualifications**


Education:


+ Required:


Associates Degree in a science related field with at least 2 years of laboratory experience


+ Preferred:


Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry or related field


Experience:


+ A minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience in a research facility or food manufacturing company (internship experience counts)

+ Experience developing product formulations, evaluating in-process specifications, and formula scale up

+ Experience conducting sensory tests and analysis, and stability studies

+ Experience working with Genesis or any food formulation software

+ Experience working in a Nutraceutical, or Food Science environment preferred


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:


+ Knowledge of ingredient functionality

+ Knowledge of product and formula development


Necessary Competencies:


+ Adaptability/Flexibility

+ Learning Agility

+ Analytical/Detail-Oriented

+ Problem Solving

+ Communication (written and verbal)

+ Critical Thinking

+ Dependability

+ Time Management

+ Interpersonal


**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)
Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-06

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