Kelly Services Chief Scientist/New Product Development in Charlotte, North Carolina

Kelly Services is currently hiring a Chief Scientist of Formulation Chemistry for a DIRECT HIRE position located in Charlotte, NC. This position is first shift, M-F. No relocation or sponsorship is offered at this time.

Seeking a Guru of Formulation Chemistry who will have the ability to create and think creatively - a self-starter, who is enthusiastic about their field, can take charge of an idea, research, ask appropriate questions, develop testing protocols and see through to completion. Candidate should be able to network with a number of outside laboratories to determine appropriate tests and attain answers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will be able to assist with field sales (requiring occasional travel) and contribute to problem solving.

  • Will have a personable demeanor, the ability to communicate, both verbally and in written form and to teach.

  • Should have a very good understanding of lab equipment (including assemble/disassemble), especially: DSC, TGA, FTIR, gas yield, pellet count, bulk density, moisture levels, particle size measurement, Raman Spectrometers, Brabender®

  • Can achieve analytical laboratory operational objectives and improve quality results by implementing new test methods and programs, contributing information and recommendations for resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining analytical laboratory system improvements; implementing change if necessary and keep accurate logs, running procedures and records.

  • Can ensure equipment operation by certifying instrument performance; enforcing operating instructions; directing preventive maintenance; arranging for repairs; planning equipment replacement and calibrating lab equipment.

  • Will be familiar with ISO9000 and be able to evaluate new and current compounders by inspecting GMP and ISO procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Will have an Bachelors degree in Chemistry or Engineering in a related field (chemical, mechanical)

  • Will possess a thorough knowledge of chemistry, plastics, processes and compounding.


  • Fully paid benefits

  • Paid time off, sick time and holidays

Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

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