Kelly Services Associate Scientist Chemistry in Mount Vernon, Indiana

Kelly Services is looking for a Associate Scientist Chemistry in Mount Vernon, IN

12 month contract



All positions will be for 2nd and 3rd shift. General start times will be between 2-3pm for 2nd shift and 9-11pm for 3rd shift. 2nd shift is Monday - Friday and 3rd shift is Sunday - Thursday. Candidates may give shift perference but must be willing to work either shift.

Bachelors degree required.

The QC Analyst, Analytical Chemistry, performs and/or supports analytical chemistry testing on pharmaceutical raw materials, components, and/or finished product according to policy and procedures.


Essential duties and responsibilities are outlined below; additional related duties may be assigned.

  1. Performs routine qualitative and quantitative analytical chemistry tests or audits on laboratory samples as assigned at a high level with a focus on quality and efficiency. Performs data review activities as required. Participates in QC team discussions and process improvement teams.

  2. Organizes daily work to ensure completion in a timely manner. Follow established methods, utilize approved laboratory techniques and perform routine calculations.

  3. Maintains current, complete, legible notebooks and laboratory records in compliance with good scientific and regulatory practices. Maintains adequate inventories of reagents, glassware, and other supplies.

  4. Writes and executes laboratory investigations for known laboratory errors and OOS results using Trackwise and/or other QC procedures.

  5. Executes laboratory processes in compliance with GMPs, site and corporate policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and test methods. Immediately reports deviations that have the potential to compromise product quality.

  6. Maintains a safe work environment by following all Health & Safety policies and procedures; immediately reports potential unsafe conditions to supervision.

  7. Maintains awareness of safety and emergency procedures and good laboratory practices as they apply to the work area.

  8. Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  1. BS/BA degree required; ideally in a scientific or technical discipline and/or relevant laboratory experience within a Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratory.

  2. Basic understanding of cGMPs and regulatory requirements as they relate to laboratory practices and manufacturing processes.

  3. Understanding of technical areas related to pharmaceutical manufacturing, analytical chemistry analyses, statistical methods, quality control, and quality assurance.

  4. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

  5. Ability to work in an action-oriented, fast-paced, and rapidly changing work environment.

  6. Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm.

Possesses working knowledge of chemistry discipline. Interprets experiments and understands the range of working procedures in the team. Depends on others for instruction, guidance and direction. May be working towards relevant qualification in scientific discipline

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

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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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