Kelly Services R&D Lab Technician - Houston, TX in Kingwood, Texas

R&D Lab Technician – Houston, TX

Kelly Services is currently seeking a R&D Lab Technician for one of our top clients in Houston, TX. As a R&D Lab Technician placed with Kelly Services, you will be focused on preparing catalysts and evaluating their performance in batch reactors and by GC analysis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, test, and analyze catalysts for performance evaluation

  • Safely operate chemical reactors, chemical glassware and equipment

  • Procure necessary chemicals, equipment, supplies, and complete associated paperwork for research activities

  • Safely handle liquids and solids of potentially hazardous hydrocarbons and catalysts while making catalysts for evaluation

  • Perform basic preventive maintenance on equipment in primary area of responsibility

  • Maintain accurate chemical inventory

  • Maintain close, cooperative teamwork relationships with fellow technicians, engineers, and other research personnel

Job Requirements:

  • Mechanical aptitude is required to be successful in this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field with a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a laboratory/research setting

  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment including autoclave reactors and GC’s is preferred

  • Excellent computing skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is required.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision after initial on-the-job training

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work well with other research personnel in a team environment.

This is a temp to hire, Monday through Friday position, with pay commensurate upon the candidate’s applicable skill level. If you meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.