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Research & Development Technician

Kelly Services
Budd Lake, NJ 07828
**R&D Laboratory Technician Budd Lake, NJ**

_Full-time, Temp-to-Hire position_

_Pay - $30-$35/hr_


We are seeking an experienced Testing Technician to perform Mechanical Testing for Engineer Plastics R&D team in Budd Lake, NJ. Duties will include but not limited to physical testing of materials using tensile testing machine, impact testing, density, rheometric analysis, DSC, etc. Should be able to manage small projects, documentation, data management & basic data analytics, creating summaries & graphs.

All testing must be documented properly, and significant issues need to be reported to management. Possess strong attention to detail and be safety-focused, with minimal supervision. Ability to carefully observe, document, analyze and communicate effectively

You will report to the Lab manager, Engineering Plastics group, and work with the Product Development Scientists to conduct material analysis for new plastic materials.

**Job Responsibilities:**

Able to perform testing based on ASTM, ISO, or customer standards.

Carry out laboratory work independently for application testing of experimental formulations

Generate and collect testing data and results from laboratory evaluations. Compile and interpret data and issue reports as required

Create test documentation and interact with scientists and other engineers

Maintain a clean working environment

Complete laboratory projects to support Research & Development

Develop the necessary knowledge of the equipment and procedures to provide expertise to internal and external customers

Generate ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the laboratory and its team

Proactively establish and maintain a safe and healthy work environment and comply with company policies and procedures

**Qualifications** :

B.S. in engineering, polymer science or chemistry with 2+ years experience or an associate degree with min 5 years experience.

Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills

Strong communication skills and ability to work in the team

Ability to learn to operate various shop equipment including cutting/grinding tools, drills, etc.

Experience with chemical and mechanical performance testing, operating machinery and troubleshooting is strongly preferred

Experience in project management and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at one time, interacting with in house project teams

Ability to quickly learn new testing methods and instrument use

Mechanical acumen and strong problem-solving drive preferred

Strong knowledge of Microsoft products, Win OS, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Minitab is a plus.

Strong understanding of Quality management system and ISO/IEC 17027 standard


**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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