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R&D Technician, Grimes, IA

Kelly Services
Grimes, IA 50111
**Research and Development Technician, Grimes, IA**



**Six month contract via Kelly Services**



**Responsibilities:**



Kelly Services has an exciting opportunity for a multiple Research Associates located in the greater Des Moines, IA area. This exciting new opportunity in our clients Research Department will support regional seed packaging and distribution efforts for our research partners located throughout North America. While supporting the site's daily activities for seed receiving, packaging, organizing, and distribution, the Research Associates will work closely with site leadership to shape the standard operating procedures. The Research Associates will monitor and supervise contract workers to ensure daily work goals are met and that the equipment and employees are meeting quality standards.



**Duties include, but are not limited to the following** :




+ Train and supervise temporary/seasonal labor

+ Ensure all employee training programs are adequate and up-to-date

+ Forecast consumables supplies for the site and procure as needed

+ Assist in day-to-day computer related activities

+ Prepare, document, and train on site's standard operating procedures

+ Assist in future projects and perform other duties as requested

+ Ensure that facility safety policies are communicated, followed, and enforced

+ Ensure that facility security policies are communicated, followed, and enforced



**Qualifications:**



**The following are required:**




+ Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Systems Management, Manufacturing, or a related field

+ Strong troubleshooting skills

+ Be a coachable employee and have the ability to take constructive feedback

+ Willingness to work irregular and overtime hours as needed

+ Exceptional teamwork and leadership skills

+ Thorough knowledge of MS Office programs such as Excel, Outlook, and Access

+ Possess an understanding field research experiments and show and aptitude for the work involved in executing those experiments



**The following are preferred:**



Familiarity with production agriculture or seed production a plus



Knowledge of research-scale seed processing equipment and best practices



Show a willingness to learn new skills and understand new processes



**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.



**Why Kelly?**



**Kelly Services is committed to employee inclusion through our dedication to foster an innovative workforce by recognizing, celebrating, and embracing the diversity that all Kelly employees bring to our organization and our customers.**




+ 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*



**Apply Today!**






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-02-15

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