Kelly Services Laboratory Technician - Polymer Synthesis in Wilmington, Delaware

Laboratory Technician

6 Month Contract

Wilmington DE


  • Perform polymer synthesis in a kilo-lab environment.

  • Carry out monomer purification, polymerization and processing steps using 5L - 100L reactors, and matching scale tanks, filtration, and other support equipment.

  • Collecting and analyzing samples and verifying product meets requirements.

  • Obtaining, loading, unloading, transporting, storing and staging of materials.

  • Meet fast paced business demands for materials supply

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Manage and maintain laboratories and reaction equipment, including writing SOPs, training other operators, equipment maintenance and upkeep, cleaning & developing cleaning procedures, and safety documentation.

  • Accurately follow and maintain detailed batch records o Occasional extended shifts required

  • Optimize individual process steps and equipment setup & design, including downstream processing methods to be carried out on commercial scale.

  • Mechanical aptitude required for tearing down, assembling and modifying scale-up equipment (Swagelok expertise recommended)


  • BS Chemistry/Chemical Engineering with scale up experience or minimum five years of experience in process scale-up

  • Experience in polymerization, and/or organic synthesis on kilogram scale.

  • Familiarity with a variety of analytical techniques and software packages is desirable:

  • GC/GCMS, GPC, Viscosity measurements, Karl Fisher

  • AutoCAD, LabView

  • Polyimide background or other organic semiconductor/electronics materials a plus

  • Excellent organization and communication skills (written and verbal).

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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.

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