Kelly Services Chemist/Lab Tech in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Chemist/Lab Tech 6+ month contract assignment Location: Collegeville, PA Pay rate: $24/hour

You will be responsible for formulating and applications testing paper coating systems under the direction of lead Application Scientist. This will include safe laboratory practices for handling chemicals, formulating coatings, and using applications equipment. The technologist will need to be able to work independently, conduct routine tests, maintain notebook, and participate in experimental design and documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Formulating paper coating systems Conducting a range of application testing A thorough understanding of application laboratory practices Safe handling of chemicals, application equipment, and coating and testing methods Maintain labs, equipment, chemicals and supplies Documentation of experiments Plan daily experiments and all necessary calculations, spreadsheets


  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or related field is preferred or several years of applications support is required.

  • An understanding of analytical methods including polymer characterization techniques IR, NMR, DMA, particle size analysis, molecular weight and rheological tests

  • Thorough understanding of laboratory safety procedures

  • Highly productive experimentalist

  • Good documentation and computer skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

For immediate consideration, please apply online. This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office and not your local Kelly branch.

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