Kelly Services R&D Chemist in Midland, Michigan

Job Description

The purpose of the position of Research and Development Laboratory Chemist is to perform experiments to support the design and development activities of the company. This is accomplished by analytical testing, bench testing, sample preparation, and problem solving. This position reports to the Research and Development Lab Team Leader. This position is a 40 hour per week with potential for long-term growth.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform experiments to support the design and development activities of the company.

  • Prepare samples for customers and work closely with samples team to deliver on-time when needed.

  • Run experiments on used oil samples from the Oil Services Laboratory when non-standard analysis is required.

  • Accurately perform experiments and record the results and observations and write reports as needed.

  • Support the lab by working in a team environment, collaboration is expected and necessary for proper capabilities.

  • Manage concurrent multiple development projects

  • Other duties as assigned



  • B.S. in Chemistry or equivalent in Engineering

Experience and Skills

  • Ability to follow directions and safely follow lab procedures

  • High attention to detail

  • Familiarity with lab equipment

  • Ability to work in an environment where work is physical in nature; standing majority of the time, stooping, twisting, turning, bending, squatting, lifting, etc.

  • Possess a high level of computer literacy

  • Good organization skills

  • Possess solid work ethic (self-starter and highly motivated)

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience in the lubricant industry is a plus

Why Kelly ® ?

At Kelly

Services ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune

100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access

the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect

with Kelly.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people

around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of

talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

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

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.