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Research Scientist - Paper & Pulp

Kelly Services
Atlanta, GA 30309
Kelly Science & Clinical is hiring a Research Scientist for one of our top clients in the greater Atlanta area.


Paper/Barrier Coating Research Scientist


**Excellent opportunity to work with a global company that is leading the way in paper & pulp technology.**


**Position summary:**

Conducting the design of experimental plans to screen new products and technologies targeted at satisfying customer needs.

Development of application screening techniques to deliver on more representative results applicable to customer specific needs.

Responsible for generation of data to support RFP requests for specific customers

Plan, coordinate and conduct laboratory tests to assess physical/chemical properties and performance of materials in Pulp and Paper applications

Assist in installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of specialized equipment designed for pulp and paper applications.


Identify and develop testing methodology to support process and product development.

Design custom test procedures and identify or build custom equipment to test material and product attributes to validate features and benefits of new technologies.

Preparation and presentation of written reports, publications and presentations that are concise, clearly understood and contain appropriate conclusions and recommendations.

Responsible for contributing to the business and R&D strategy development in the research areas of focus and proposing new R&D projects to R&D and business leadership teams.

Actively managing and executing assigned work and proposing new work plans.

Support planning project work in a variety of areas.

Responsible for routinely interacting with customers and discussing both fundamental technical content as well as applications related subject matter.

Some travel to customer and/or manufacturing sites will be required.

Potential for field trial support.



**Educational & experience requirements:**

M.S./Ph.D. in Chemistry/Engineering with +5 years industrial experience or

B.S. in Chemistry/Engineering with +10 years industrial experience


**Desired skills and experience:**

Proven track record of product development and applications testing.

Fundamental understanding and hands-on experiences of Applications testing of process and functional chemicals for papermaking, particularly in the wet end area such as strength resins, sizing agents, retention/drainage polymers, Paper testing strength (Tensile, Z-directional tensile, Internal bond, Ring crush, STFI, Burst, Tear), sizing (HST, PDA, Cobb).

QA/QC knowledge and manufacturing process knowledge a plus.

Knowledge and understanding of Pulp and Paper. Paper machine experience is a plus.

Proven success contributing to larger assignments for complex projects while working with more experienced personnel.



**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)

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Posted: 2022-07-27 Expires: 2022-08-27

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