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**R&D Lab Technician Baton Rouge, LA**
Kelly Scientific Resources is looking for an R&D Lab Technician for a pharmaceutical company in the Baton Rouge, LA area. This is a contract to hire role. Monday-Friday on the 1st shift (8:00 AM-4:30 PM)
**Essential Functions and Duties:**
**1** . Performs activities in support of the development of personal health care products under the direction of the R&D Laboratory Manager. Such activities include, but are not limited to:
**a** . Ordering raw materials for use in new or existing products and maintaining a current inventory of all such materials.
**b** . Preparing sample products for targeted applications based on defined specifications such as appearance, odor, color, gloss, density, viscosity, pH, thermal stability, bioactivity, and/or other relevant parameters and maintaining an inventory of all such samples.
**c** . Testing or otherwise evaluating sample products in accordance with written protocols prescribed by the R&D Laboratory Manager and/or the Chief Science Officer.
**d** . Maintaining the laboratory s technical documents library.
**e** . Performing laboratory housekeeping.
**2** . Performs other related duties as assigned.
**Performance Measures:**
**1** . Required raw materials are ordered in a timely manner, and the laboratory s inventory of such materials is current and accurate.
**2** . The formulation, testing, and/or evaluation of sample products are performed in an efficient and timely manner in accordance with prescribed protocols, accurately documented, and reported to the R&D Laboratory Manager.
**3** . The laboratory s inventory of product samples is current and accurate.
**4** . The laboratory s technical documents library is maintained.
**5** . The laboratory is clean and orderly.
**6** . Other assigned duties are completed timely in an efficient and effective manner.
**1. Education:** A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree from an accredited university; chemistry major preferred.
**2. Experience:** One (1) year related work experience in a lab setting.
**3** . **Skills: a.** Familiarity with laboratory equipment.
**b** . Good organizational and time management skills.
**c** . Communication using the spoken and written word.
d. Use of Microsoft Office including Excel.
**4.** **Abilities** : **a.** Reasoning: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and complex instructions and to deal with complex problems involving many variables. **b** . Mathematics: Ability to perform basic math skills and use decimals to compute ratios and percents.
**c.** Language: Ability to use passive vocabulary of 5-6,000 words; read at a moderate rate; define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation; speak in simple sentences using correct subject-verb conjugation; and write complex sentences using proper punctuation.
**d.** Adaptability: Ability to accept constructive criticism; ability and willingness to be taught and to teach and train others.
**5** . **Attributes: a.** Well organized.
**b.** Attentive to details and accurate.
**c.** Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
**d.** Cooperative and willing to assist others.
**Physical Activities and Requirements:**
1. **Hand and Finger Dexterity:** Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate objects.
2. **Speech:** Ability to convey detailed and important information and/or instructions accurately, loudly, or quickly.
3. **Hearing:** Ability to hear within the normal range to engage in conversations and to receive instructions.
4. **Sight:** Ability to see within normal parameters in order to inspect and prepare materials.
5. **Repetitive Motions:** Ability to use wrists, hands, and/or fingers frequently, regularly, and repetitively in order to grasp and manipulate objects.
6. **Physical Strength:** Ability to stand and lift, move, and manipulate objects of various sizes, shapes, and weight for extended periods of time. Routinely lifts containers weighing from 5 to 15 pounds. May exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally.
7. **Mobility:** Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time.
**Working Conditions:** Conditioned laboratory space.
**Hazards:** Exposure to some hazardous chemicals.
**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 11,000 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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