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Research Analyst - Rheology

Kelly Services
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a **direct hire** opportunity to work as a **Rheology Research Analyst** located in **Alpharetta, GA** .


**Shift:** 1st, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (flexible)


**Pay:** DOE


**Job Overview and Responsibilities**


The Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support to company Specialty Polymers R&D and manufacturing operations. The applicant will be expected to perform a variety of routine and complex analytical procedures to analyze polymers and composite materials by various testing techniques, including but not limited to capillary rheology, melt flow index, solution viscosity, and Karl Fischer titration. The Analyst will also be responsible for developing new characterization methods, operating and maintaining testing equipment, and ensuring the generation of quality data.


+ Safely perform a variety of analytical procedures, including handling hot objects or hazardous chemicals. Meet HSE requirements and maintain a safe work environment for self and others

+ Perform rheology testing techniques such as capillary rheology, melt flow rate, and solution viscosity. Activities also include supporting Quality Control

+ Report and interpret test results, report data into a LIMS system

+ Communicate analytical results and interpretation with other analysts, scientists, engineers, and manufacturing personnel

+ Demonstrate strong computer skills with the ability to collect, organize, and interpret data

+ Understand quality system requirements, such as ISO 17025 and/or ISO 9001. Strict following of ASTM and ISO testing standards

+ Applying statistical techniques to monitor laboratory testing performance and other duties as assigned

+ Provide technical support to other Solvay facilities

+ Troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on equipment and/or coordinate maintenance through equipment vendors

+ Ability to write and follow laboratory SOPs

+ Ability to work independently and creatively problem solve


**Minimum Education and Experience**


+ B.S. Degree in Polymer Science, Material Science, Chemistry, or related field

+ Relevant experience in polymer characterization is a plus


**Skills**


+ High level of safety awareness and commitment

+ Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot equipment

+ Comfortable with physically demanding work and routine analysis

+ Ability to lift 50 pounds, perform manual tasks required for daily operations, including standing and repetitively lifting for extended periods of time

+ Collaborative team player with strong oral and written communication skills

+ Knowledge of analytical lab equipment operation and maintenance

+ Proficient in interpretation of data collected from materials characterization techniques, such as thermal and rheological properties

+ Ability to work overtime as needed

+ Skilled with LIMS, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel


**APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!!**


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-11

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