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Kelly Services R&D Technician in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Kelly Services is seeking candidates for a full time R&D Technician role with an industry leading, Fortune 500, global, chemical manufacturing company in Marlborough, MA.

A Senior R&D Technician on the Advanced Packaging Polymer Team will be assigned to projects focused on developing novel formulations for the leading edge semiconductor packaging applications. Working with a lead scientist, the R&D technician would perform a variety of tasks included mixing of chemicals, polymer synthesis, running experiments and data analysis in a safe and efficient manner.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Helps with the mixing of chemical ingredients on small and intermediate scale.

  • Specific understanding of dielectric materials and polymer synthesis desired

  • Works with lead scientist to design experiments and based on findings, helps to execute follow-up work.

  • Runs polymers by following procedure, and characterizes the result with thought to how it can be improved

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records of work completed. Reports and notebook should be organized and kept in a timely manner.

  • Works safely and participates in all group safety activities.

  • Maintains lab bench and other works areas in a neat and organized fashion.

  • Responsible for running GPC, NMR, and HPLC as characterization techniques


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • A minimum in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering (BS preferred), a master’s degree in relevant subject is desired.

  • Direct experience with polymer synthesis and characterization

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills. Able to communicate well in English, both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and works well with personnel at all levels.

  • Experienced in computer programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of statistics and DOE principles.

  • Well organized with the ability to multitask.

  • Fits in with a culture that values diversity and promotes respect, inclusion, cooperation and responsibility.

  • Embraces the Safety Culture and commits to always working in a safe manner.

  • Good time management skills. Very dependable.

Key Internal/External Contacts

  • Requires daily contact with employees in R&D and other departments.

  • Requires frequent communication with employees across the organization / worldwide.

  • Periodic communications with external customers and vendors.

Special Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Works in seated or standing positions for prolonged periods of time.

  • Wears personal protective equipment, as required.

  • Works in general office and laboratory environment.

Due to the high volume of responses anticipated, only qualified candidates will be contacted

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit your resume” button. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter listed below by email. However, your resume must be received via the “submit your resume” button included within. Please contact recruiter Lindsay Pittwood with questions, concerns, or email applications to

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