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Research Lead (Plant Sciences)

Kelly Services
Grimes, IA 50111
Kelly Services is seeking a Research Lead for our client in Johnston, IA.

**This position is a 9-month contract opportunity and can be extended long term based on performance and business needs. Pay for this role will be $21/hr, and will have overtime pay regularly offered for weeks greater than 40 hours.**

**Job Summary:**

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Research Lead located in the greater Des Moines, IA area. This exciting new opportunity in our Research Department will support regional seed packaging and distribution efforts for our research partners located throughout North America. While supporting the site's daily activities for seed receiving, packaging, organizing, and distribution, the Research Lead will work closely with site leadership to shape the standard operating procedures.

The Research Lead will monitor and supervise contract workers to ensure daily work goals are met and that the equipment and employees are meeting quality standards.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

+ Train and supervise temporary/seasonal labor

+ Forecast consumables supplies for the site and procure as needed

+ Assist in day-to-day computer related activities

+ Ensure that facility safety policies are communicated, followed, and enforced

+ Ensure that facility security policies are communicated, followed, and enforced

Work days may be Monday Sunday as needed. Hours may be 12-14 hours a day as needed. Overnight shift may be required. Average expected work week will be Monday Saturday, 7 am 6 pm. Overtime will be paid for all hours worked over 40/week.


+ AS or BS in Plant Science, Biology, Chemistry, or similar science is strongly desired

+ Leadership experience is desired, but a candidate with a strong background on a laboratory or Process environment will also be considered.

**Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Do not call your local Kelly Branch about this role. To be considered for this position, use the apply now button below to submit your resumes.**

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**About Kelly** ****

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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: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-02

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Research Lead (Plant Sciences)

Kelly Services
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