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Research and Development Assistant (Chemist)

Kelly Services
Pacoima, CA 91331
For the past 25 years Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting science professionals with industry leading employers. Today we are excited to be hiring a **_Research and Development Assistant (Chemist)_** for a leading Food Manufacturing Company in Pacoima, CA! The **_R&D Assistant_** will help with the development and improvement of existing and new products using existing and new raw materials

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Must demonstrate superior product development creativity.

+ Develop and/or improve new and existing products including juice concentrates and flavors, based on defined customer or in-house requirements.

+ Must taste all products developed.

+ Begin to determine feasibility of certain projects based on company limitations.

+ Perform costing analysis on all work performed.

+ Create master formulas and compounding instructions as needed.

+ Prepare product specification sheets for submission to customers.

+ Begin to contact customers to determine their requirements with regard to product development.

+ Develop products that meet or exceed customer applications.

+ Begin to provide technical assistance to customers and brokers.

+ Perform shelf-life studies and stability testing of products to ensure they meet our claims.

+ Organize and establish guidelines, procedures and policies for handling all outgoing samples.

+ Assist QC and Production in first-time production of all new products.

+ Assume responsibility for all sample request inquiries in the absence of the R&D Manager.

**Job Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's degree (BS) in Food Science or related science discipline.

+ 0-1 years of related experience in academia or industry

+ Must demonstrate excellent taste and aroma sense acuity.

+ Proficient in verbal and written English.

+ Must have visual acuity to evaluate sample appearance and use lab instruments.

+ Must be able to lift and carry up to 15 pounds occasionally.

+ Must report to any company facility according to company need.

**Schedule:** M-F 8AM-4:30PM

**Duration:** Temp-to-hire

**Pay:** $20-23/hr DOE

**_Interested Candidates:_**

+ **Apply for Immediate Consideration**

+ **Schedule and interview with Athena**

+ **Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in.**

**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: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-02

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