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Kelly Services Lead Chemist in Canton, Massachusetts

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Lead Chemist in Canton, MA to work a contract assignment of 3 months for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

Primary Responsibilities of the Lead Chemist includes:

  • Responsible for supporting activities within the Analytical lab for a 503B registered company manufacturing Compounded Products.

  • Responsible for coordinating the timely completion of routine, stability, and finished product testing.

  • Responsible for resolving testing issues and anticipate the materials and equipment needed for routine and future scheduled projects.

  • Keeps Quality Control Manager informed of all departmental activities.


  • Develops and validates new analytical test methods.

  • Generates and revise Standard Operating Procedures, protocols and technical reports for analytical methods and QC equipment.

  • Performs routine analytical testing of in-process and finished products to meet release timelines.

  • Monitors and tracks test results.

  • Reviews work done within department for accuracy, completeness and conformance to specifications.

  • Works with training department to ensure personnel are properly trained on test methods and on standard operating procedures.

  • Provides validation test support.

  • Investigates and resolves nonconforming test results.

  • Ensures lab materials are sufficient and equipment is maintained to meet department needs.

  • Keeps Manager informed of all relevant events impacting the operations and performance of the department.

  • Maintains knowledge of cGMP's and GLP's.

  • Maintains knowledge of current compendia methods.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Education and Experience Requirement of the Lead Chemist includes :

  • Bachelors Degree in Biological Science (Masters strongly preferred) with 3-5 years progressive pharmaceutical lab experience required.

  • Equivalent combined of education and experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, related industrial or clinical experience accepted.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Additional Information:

  • Contract assignment, duration 3 months.

  • Work schedule: full-time, first shift.

Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:

  • Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable*

  • Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Free online training campus available

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Corporate discounts

Apply Now!

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Please email your resume directly to Sandy at: [reference BH Job #3322533]

Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (