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Kelly Services Agriculture Lab Technician _ Indianapolis, IN in Indianapolis, Indiana

Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a contract temporary opportunity to work as a Laboratory Technician Soil (Multiple Openings ) at a prestigious Fortune 500® company in Indianapolis IN

Duration: March/April until end of May (future rotations possible)

Pay Rate: $15/hr + (depending on education & experience)

Shift: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. & 12 pm -8:30 pm

Location: SureTech Laboratories, 7501 Miles Drive, Indianapolis IN 46231


The goal of the laboratory technician is to analyze samples in the production laboratory. This person works with the production team to analyze a large number of samples in a high throughput environment. They should be able to work and troubleshoot on the laboratory instruments and provide preliminary quality data analysis on the collected information. The technician will primarily analyze soil samples for pH, mineral content, and organic matter content, but may be asked to perform other tests.


  • Prepare samples for and perform mineral analysis assay via ICP

  • Prepare samples for and perform NIR-spectroscopy on homogenous plant tissue

  • Prepare samples for and perform protein analysis via combustion of samples for Nitrogen detection

  • Evaluate and analyze results and data for quality based on established protocols

  • Perform basic instrument preparation and troubleshooting

  • Prepare batches to be analyzed after delivery from prep team

Minimum Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or biological science preferred

  • Some production experience is preferred

  • Experience in fast paced/multi-tasking environment (retail, fast food, production, etc.)

  • Must successfully pass a background check and drug screening

Additional Education/Experience:

  • Prior experience in a high paced, high throughput environment

  • Prior experience with ICP, IR and wet chemical analysis in a regulated laboratory environment

  • Experience with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift 30lbs

  • Standing for extended periods of time

  • Flexibility with work hours (i.e. coming in early, staying late)

  • Able to complete repetitive work consistently and efficiently while minimizing errors and quickly identifying when errors happen.

Work Environment:

Office, Production, Laboratory

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

  • As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans

  • Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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 interests—it’s 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, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re 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. (