Kelly Services Laboratory Technician in Carol Stream, Illinois

Lab Technician, Carol Stream, IL

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Lab Technician for one of our top clients in Carol Stream, IL.

Projected Duration : at least through October, could possibly extend to 12 months total

Type : Contract

Hours : 1st, 7am – 4 pm (one hour lunch)

Responsibilities :

  • Provide accurate and timely testing of packaging and packaging materials for client’s plants and their customers.

  • Accurately document and report results in a timely manner.

  • Receive, record, store, track and dispose of samples and materials to be tested.

  • Communicate with requesting parties and customers as necessary to clarify testing or technical assistance needs.

  • Perform testing of paperboard, packaging materials, and packaged products according to TAPPI, ASTM, ISO, ISTA or other accepted test methods.

  • Maintain data in a central filing system.

  • Report test results in a standard format in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Perform routine equipment calibration checks and collaborative tests to ensure accurate test results. Request maintenance as required.

  • Assist in training, presentations, lab tours and demonstrations.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma is required. A two-year Associate’s Degree in business or science is a plus.

  • 0 to 1 year prior paper testing experience is required.

  • Prior work in a laboratory environment is a plus.

  • Solid work experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Good written and verbal skills are preferred.

  • Ability to interact in a professional, effective manner with customers and production employees is required.

  • A self-motivated, “can-do” work ethic is a must.

  • Good mechanical and visualization skills are required.

If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.

Lauren Rogers

Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter

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