Formulation Chemistry Technician

Kelly Services is seeking a Formulation Process Technician for our client, an Agricultural company in Indianapolis, IN.

This role is a long-term contract (12+ month). Pay will be in the range of $16 - $18/hr, depending on background.


This role will be providing technical support in the Formulation Process Development Laboratory in scale-up processes and production of field samples. Common tasks include:

  • Setting up and tearing down equipment, carrying out formulation batches for process studies and field trials.

  • Maintaining the equipment (cleanliness and operating condition) and facilities

  • Prepares formulation samples with minimum supervision using standard processing equipment such as bead mills, high shear mixers, air jet mills, blenders etc.

  • Independently evaluates formulation samples for physical / chemical properties and is proficient in the use of laboratory instruments such as particle size analyzers, density meters, pH meters etc.

  • Maintains laboratory notebook and accurately documents all experiments and results.

  • Troubleshooting processing problems and equipment mechanical problems.

  • Supports sample shipping in the importation and exportation of experimental samples and raw materials


Position Requirements:

  • Role requires High school diploma. AS and BS degreed candidates will be considered and are welcome to apply.

  • Chemical and/or mechanical experience are a huge plus. Previous experience in a Process Chemistry lab will be highly beneficial.



Important information:   This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Do not call your local Kelly Branch about this role. To be considered for this position, use the apply button below to submit your resumes. 

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