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Research Development Laboratory Technician

Company: Kelly Science, Engineering, Technology & Telecom
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

R&D Laboratory Technician - Urgent need! $20.70/hr
Kelly Science, a global staffing and solutions provider of specialty talent, is currently recruiting for an R&D Laboratory Technician! In this exciting long-term role, you can expect to work with researchers, engineers, and chemists to develop new products and processes! Aid in the research and development process by maintaining equipment, running routine and non-routine tests and documenting experimental data. Contribute your findings to the team and collaborate together on next steps. We are looking for an ambitious self-starter who is detail-oriented and eager to learn new areas of laboratory technology. The need is urgent so apply now for immediate consideration! Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of team with engineers and chemists in developing new products and processes
  • Safely execute process work requests; maintaining and running relevant process and testing equipment
  • Document data; including writing reports on experimental work
  • Assume responsibility for process assembly, safe operation and routine maintenance of simple and complex instruments, machinery and system components.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in the lab and manage chemical waste disposal
  • Communicate scientific observations with the team or principal investigator
  • Participate in frequent teardowns and rebuilds of instruments and machinery
  • Work with agitators, mixing apparatuses, pumps, extruders, transducers and other process machinery
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times Qualifications:
    • AS in a chemical technology program OR BS in mechanical or chemical discipline OR 4 years of relevant military service
    • 0-2 years of laboratory/manufacturing experience preferred
    • Good mechanical aptitude
    • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Ability and desire to learn process control system software (Siemens, Camile, LabView, etc.)
    • Great written and verbal communication skills Must be able to, with or without reasonable accommodation, perform the following:
      • Wear safety equipment such as, earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed boots
      • Wear and use respirators
      • Perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting
      • Work in tight or closed-in spaces
      • Climb stairs/ladders and work high off the ground
      • Stand or walk for extended periods of time Upon job acceptance for this position, you must be willing to complete the following:
        • Successfully complete a background check
        • Pass a drug screen
        • Pass a functional physical test
        • Be legally authorized to work in the United States Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM (these times can be flexible for those that take evening/afternoon classes)Duration: Indefinite contract position with no end datePay rate: $20.70/hr

Keywords: Kelly Science, Engineering, Technology & Telecom, Midland , Research Development Laboratory Technician, Professions , Midland, Michigan

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