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Research Analyst - Rheology

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Kelly Services - has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a direct hire opportunity to work as a Rheology Research Analyst located in Alpharetta, GA.Shift: 1st, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (flexible)Pay: DOEJob Overview and ResponsibilitiesThe Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support to company Specialty Polymers R&D and manufacturing operations. The applicant will be expected to perform a variety of routine and complex analytical procedures to analyze polymers and composite materials by various testing techniques, including but not limited to capillary rheology, melt flow index, solution viscosity, and Karl Fischer titration. The Analyst will also be responsible for developing new characterization methods, operating and maintaining testing equipment, and ensuring the generation of quality data.

  • Safely perform a variety of analytical procedures, including handling hot objects or hazardous chemicals. Meet HSE requirements and maintain a safe work environment for self and others
  • Perform rheology testing techniques such as capillary rheology, melt flow rate, and solution viscosity. Activities also include supporting Quality Control
  • Report and interpret test results, report data into a LIMS system
  • Communicate analytical results and interpretation with other analysts, scientists, engineers, and manufacturing personnel
  • Demonstrate strong computer skills with the ability to collect, organize, and interpret data
  • Understand quality system requirements, such as ISO 17025 and/or ISO 9001. Strict following of ASTM and ISO testing standards
  • Applying statistical techniques to monitor laboratory testing performance and other duties as assigned
  • Provide technical support to other facilities
  • Troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on equipment and/or coordinate maintenance through equipment vendors
  • Ability to write and follow laboratory SOPs
  • Ability to work independently and creatively problem solve Minimum Education and Experience
    • B.S. Degree in Polymer Science, Material Science, Chemistry, or related field
    • Relevant experience in polymer characterization is a plus Skills
      • High level of safety awareness and commitment
      • Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot equipment
      • Comfortable with physically demanding work and routine analysis
      • Ability to lift 50 pounds, perform manual tasks required for daily operations, including standing and repetitively lifting for extended periods of time
      • Collaborative team player with strong oral and written communication skills
      • Knowledge of analytical lab equipment operation and maintenance
      • Proficient in interpretation of data collected from materials characterization techniques, such as thermal and rheological properties
      • Ability to work overtime as needed
      • Skilled with LIMS, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!! #P2

Keywords: Kelly Services, Alpharetta , Research Analyst - Rheology, Professions , Alpharetta, Georgia

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