Kelly Services Research Associate in Baytown, Texas

MAIN FUNCTIONS The Researched conducts basic theoretical experimental scientific technological investigation directed toward the acquisition of new knowledge

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborates with other scientists research technicians as a member of a cross functional team to create or utilize advanced techniques to discover, develop deploy new technology Ensures successful project / program completion implementation as defined by the research science leadership Provides timely accurate information status updates to research leadership

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS BS degree required This is a job level 1 position: 1 to 10 years of related experience is required. Previous experience with Rheology of polymers and running lab scale characterization analysis. Ability to work independently and in teams. Ability to work under pressure and to meet short deadlines. Strong safety ethic, time management, appropriate attention to detail, analytical/conceptual thinking, efficient/effective mindset, creative/innovative, goal oriented. Autoclave reactor/high pressure polymerization, and air and moisture sensitive material handling experience. Perform standard rheological testing and analysis as it pertains to polyolefins and related materials Develop new/excel in existing methods for rheological characterization and problem solving. Consult with internal customers on characterization solutions to challenging problems. Ensure laboratory compliance with all safety standards, practices, and requirements Maintain day to day laboratory operational excellence and comply with data integrity standards

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