1+ months

R&D Scientist II

Kelly Services
Oklahoma City, OK 73165
**Kelly is actively recruiting for a Direct Hire R&D Scientist II in Greater Oklahoma City area, OK.**


The position requires the performance of a variety of tasks including development and validation of analytical assays for pharmaceutical ingredients, stability studies, clinical/non-clinical biological samples and full compendial testing as well as managing projects. Demonstrated extensive knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, procedures, and instrumentation used in a chemistry laboratory. Provides a high level scientific analytical support, research and service to projects and clients. Performs a variety of complicated tasks as well as assisting in training of less experienced personnel. Works mostly independently and reports to the lab supervisor. Participates in meetings with scientific and business development personnel to discuss technical and operational issues including routine sample and project testing/results, SOPs and client relations. Ability to use a personal computer required, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, email and database applications. Relies on professional experience and judgment to evaluate, select and adapt professional methods and techniques. Must demonstrate ability to effectively prioritize and plan multiple work activities with varying deadlines and complexities. This is a safety sensitive position as defined by state and federal laws that will require working with hazardous materials and/or handling medicine. As a "safety sensitive" classification, you will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana.

Essential Functions

1. Development and validation of analytical methods.

2. Manage research projects and coordinate project related works between different departments of ARL.

3. Authors and implements work plans and proposals for the scope of work in projects.

4. Communication with client regarding the project/sample test status.

5. Use HPLC and other instrumentation such as IC, GC, LC-MS/MS or ELISA.

6. Ability to wear, maintain, and properly use appropriate safety equipment, including, but not limited to eye protection, gloves and lab coat.

7. Adherence to all ARL Bio Pharma safety standards, policies, procedures, and protocols Competencies

1. Communication Proficiency.

2. Organizational skills

3. Problem Solving/Analysis.

4. Collaboration Skills.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does provide a leadership role in the department.

Work Environment

This job operates in a laboratory environment. Attendance at the office is required.

While performing the duties of the job the employee is frequently exposed to toxic or hazardous chemicals. The employee will be required to wear all appropriate safety equipment including but not limited to eye protection, gloves, and lab coat. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This position often requires standing for prolong periods of time; dexterity in fingers and hands to perform complex and precise manipulations; ability to walk and stoop; ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs; see in the normal visual range including the ability to distinguish colors and shades and hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flexible hours such as early, late and weekend shift may be required.

Required Education and Experience

1. An AS degree in chemistry or related science with 4+ years industrial experience OR

2. A BS degree in chemistry or related science with 3+ years industrial experience OR

3. PhD degree in chemistry or related science with 1+ years industrial experience

Preferred Education and Experience

1. Bachelors degree in chemistry with 3+ years industrial experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

**If you feel you have the knowledge and expertise, apply today to connect with a Kelly professional who will work to enrich your life.**


**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. (
Posted: 2022-02-25 Expires: 2022-05-30

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