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R&D Technician

Kelly Services

Johnston, IA
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Job Title R&D Technician

Jobid US2607PG_BH1438152

Location: Johnston, IA, 50131, USA

Description **Kelly Scientific Resources is looking for a solid plant biologist to go to work near Johnston, IA**

**Research and Development Technician**


+ conduct routine research laboratory activities, information/data management activities or operate small scale production equipment in support of research and development.
+ Identify and suggest improvements in methods, plans projects of limited duration and scope,
+ troubleshoot when erroneous or unexpected results occur.
+ Responsible for producing research experimental results, or information/data management results, or assembling and configuring of small scale production equipment and control systems in a timely fashion utilizing a variety of techniques, effectively documenting findings and communicating results.

+ Provide molecular support for the Regulatory Science Group
+ Assist with planning and designing study protocols and/or experiments in consultation with Research Manager.
+ Manage multiple tasks, generate, document, analyze and summarize experimental results in a timely manner for Supervisor/Manager.
+ Manage supply needs to ensure smooth and efficient operation of the laboratory.
+ Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory equipment.
+ Responsible for implementation of GLP Standards and GLP compliance within the Regulatory Science Molecular Characterization Lab
+ Assist with developing and revising SOPs for procedures and equipment.
+ Responsible for record keeping in equipment logs (inspections, routine and non-routine maintenance) for the lab.
+ Keep Research Manager informed of GLP compliance issues.
+ Work with Quality Assurance personnel to assure GLP compliance and to resolve compliance problems.
+ Comply with DuPont Pioneer safety policy.
Education and Experience

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Molecular Biology. Minimum three years of relevant experience in Ag-biotech, molecular biology, genetics, plant biology, and plant breeding.


+ Experience in molecular biology and assay development.
+ Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices is essential.
+ Good technical writing and records management skills.
+ Good organizational and multitasking abilities.
+ Good interpersonal and communication skills.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

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

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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