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Senior Materials Scientist

Kelly Services
Rock Hill, SC 29730
**Senior Materials Chemist**



Kelly Scientific is hiring for a **_Direct Hire_** opportunity in Rock Hill, SC! If you're a materials scientist with several years of experience in carbon fiber and/or fiberglass, we have an exciting opportunity for you within a dynamic and growing company!



The Senior Scientist independently applies intensive and diversified knowledge of scientific research principles in broad areas of assignments and related fields.



**MUST HAVE:**




+ Experience with Karl Fisher, HPLC, FTIR, TGA, DSC, AA

+ Experience/expertise in fiberglass and/or carbon fiber

+ Design and creation of new products

+ Supervisory experience

+ Synthetic Organic, Polymer and Chemical Knowledge



**Essential Functions**




+ Expertise in fiberglass or carbon fiber sizing formulation development

+ Expertise in R&D and manufacturing of fiberglass or carbon fiber

+ Analyze and interpret scientific data generated at Pulcra and other sources

+ Synthesize new materials

+ Design experiments in order to address product development and customer applications needs based on expertise in surface sciences

+ Deliver effective written and verbal/visual reports regarding progress, goals, challenges, priorities, timing expectations, etc.

+ Lead and direct new product development initiatives in Pulcras core business, including specialty chemicals for Fiber & Textile surface optimization

+ Stimulate and invigorate a culture of innovation and R&D excellence among R&D and other team members

+ Discover, identify and implement new applications, test methods in order to leverage and position Pulcras customer focused applications laboratory

+ Track technology advancements in Pulcras core businesses through scientific literature, patents, patent applications, and knowledge institutions, industry organizations and conferences

+ Build effective relationships with customer technical representatives and other researchers at several global R&D centers

+ Flexibility in a complex environment

+ Integrate facts and observations to formulate solutions

+ Other tasks as assigned by management



**Work Environment**




+ This job operates in a professional chemical laboratory environment. This role routinely uses:

+ Karl Fisher, HPLC, FTIR, TGA, DSC, AA, potentiometric titrators, etc.



**Required Education and Experience**




+ Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering with 15 years experience in fiberglass or carbon fiber industry, specifically fiber sizing experience, OR

+ Masters Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering with 10 years experience in fiberglass or carbon fiber industry, specifically fiber sizing experience, OR

+ Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering with 7 or more years experience in fiberglass or carbon fiber industry, specifically fiber sizing expertise.






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2019-12-23

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