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Kelly Services Chemist -entry level in Evansville, Indiana

Kelly Scientific Resources is hiring entry level Chemist for a premier employer in the Evansville Indiana.

Excellent opportunity for a entry level chemist or Lab Tech with 1-3 years experience.

Desired experience analytical bench testing, physical chemistry or testing experience in the polymer industry -tensile testing, rheology, mechanical and physical testing.

Day Shift - 40 hours per week

Position Description

  • Work under the supervision of PhD Chemists / Chemical Engineers and support lab efforts including but not limited to running lab scale reactions and isolations, Haake, micro-compounding, standard property tests, etc.

  • Perform routine instrument calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting as required, maintaining efficiency and data quality.

  • Provide analytical and/or technical support to pilot plant operations. Collect and submit data in a timely manner in order to assist timely operations.

  • Prepare / submit samples for rheology, thermal, mechanical, and physical testing and ship samples for external evaluation.

  • Participate in lab cleaning activities, including general housekeeping, maintain chemical inventories, and transfer / dispose wastes

Qualifications and requirements

  • Degrees/ Experience: Minimum BS, Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry or related discipline; wet chemistry skills preferred. Previous industrial experience is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve relevant technical problems in the field of study with appropriate use of experimental design.

  • Fundamental knowledge and understanding of organic chemistry, organic synthesis, polymer synthesis, or related experience.