Kelly Services Operations Technician - Polymer in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Operations Technician - Minnetonka, MN

Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking candidates for Operations Technician for one of our top clients in Minneapolis, MN. This is a Contract-to-Hire or Direct Hire position.

As Operation’s Technician placed with Kelly Scientific Resources, you will be responsible for operation of lab and pilot scale processing equipment preparation of sample material for testing and physical testing and characterization of polymer materials.


  1. Drying and compounding of PLA Resin.

  2. Work with process equipment such as injection molders, pellet grinders, cast sheet lines, fiber lines, etc.

  3. Operation of the above will include the set up and operation of auxiliary equipment such as of feeders, vacuum pumps, water heating/cooling units.

  4. Preparation of samples and some physical testing work using typical plastics testing machinery following ASTM and internal test methods

  5. Troubleshooting testing or processing issues

  6. Operate safely within company’s policies, procedures and governmental regulations and fully participates in and champions Environmental, Health Safety EHS Programs

  7. Ensures the EHS Programs are being followed and provides a safe working environment to our employees and customers

  8. Accountable for building a strong safety culture and actively pursues it on a daily basis; identifies unsafe behaviors and conditions and intervenes to mitigate incidents

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • AAS degree or BS degree in technical field or related field

  • 3+ years of related experience with plastic production, analysis or processing

  • Industrial laboratory experience

  • Computer proficiency

Why Kelly?

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans

  • Group- rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

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

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