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Research and Development Lab Technician

Kelly Services
Emeryville, CA 94662
For over 25 years Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting scientist with jobs at industry leading employers. Today we are excited to be hiring a **_Research and Development Lab Technician_** for an exciting Nutraceutical Manufacturing Company in Emeryville, CA. This position will work towards project success by assembling, evaluating, maintaining, and optimization of prototypes and pilot runs and capturing relevant formulation, such as sequence addition of ingredients and processing parameters. Prototype and bench samples production/storage/shipping, raw ingredients/samples inventory management and documentation management will be in scope for this position. This position manages aspects of food safety plan and schedules requested activities with proper equipment allocation for R&D lab and pilot plant facilities.


**Job Duties:**


+ Coordination of bench top and pilot line activities to support various product development projects/initiatives: from ordering/weighing ingredients to production/evaluation/optimization of prototypes to packaging, andlabeling prototypes samples.

+ Set up, calibrate, maintain, and troubleshoot lab/pilot line equipment

+ Maintain inventory management system for all pilot plant parts and supplies: raw and trial ingredients,packaging supplies and finished products (bench top and relevant commercial samples) by maintaining of agreed upon stock levels through re-ordering samples and adherence to shelf life (working closely with R&D team to achieve these duties).

+ Execute food safety plan for lab operation.

+ Ship and receive samples to/from various sites and personnel via appropriate carriers.

+ Maintain housekeeping and organization of lab and/or pilot line areas

+ Lab and/or pilot line documentation: ingredient/sample records, inventory records, formulation andprocessing notes, cleaning records, shipping records, lab notebooks.

+ Conducting analytical measurements and helping with lab activities as needed for the product development scientists


**Requirements:**


+ BS Food Science, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or similar disciplines.Experience:

+ 2+ years experience in Food industry, with significant hands-on experience in bench top/pilot line sample production

+ Experience working collaborative in team environment is required

+ Demonstrated bench top/product development skills with successful record keeping and adhering todeadlines

+ Ability to excel in dynamic fast paced business environment, demonstrated ability to self-motivate and managemultiple priorities/requests

+ Demonstrated ability to work effective in team environment through excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills (both written and verbal)


**Apply today to start the conversation about whats next in your career!**


**Schedule and interview with Athena** https://calendly.com/athp320/interview


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-07-16

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