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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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Kelly Services

Director of Organic
Greater Philadelphia Area, US - Biotechnology, Research
Director of Organic/Research Chemistry

Kelly Scientific has partnered with a global distributor & manufacturer of multi-therapeutic needs in the Greater Philadelphia area in an effort to identify and place a Director of Organic Chemistry . The incumbent will be required to be a self-motivated starter with a track record of proven leadership coupled with a strong industry knowledge of present and upcoming products. They must be a strong technical leader with a PhD in Organic Chemistry, who understands polymers, coatings, and UV chemistry processes and interacts well with customers, to join our talented team.

This position is a customer facing, highly-visible role reporting to the EVP of the company.

Qualifications and Education

  • PhD in Chemistry, 12+ years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of organic chemistry and in-depth understanding of fundamental chemistry.
  • Proven ability to be an effective leader.
  • Strong knowledge of industry specific technologies and upcoming products.
  • Prior experience with coatings a plus.
  • Experience with monomers, inks, polymers, and resins desired.
  • Experience and Understanding in particle sizing, rheology, and film properties.
  • Understanding of spectroscopic methods including IR and NMR.
  • Lead new product development effectively.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in complex formulations and syntheses, component and materials evaluations, and equipment and initiating studies and projects.
  • Strong understanding of and ability to apply statistical analysis.
  • Experience with statistical experimental design software.
  • Ability to utilize multiple technologies.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to conduct research and development in a laboratory setting.
  • Plans and controls the operational research programs, utilizing engineering and scientific research methods to improve and/or optimize of the organization’s products and processes.
  • Provide technical direction for existing and new products regarding material selection, characterization and qualification, with ultimate translation to manufacturing.
  • Perform complex formulations and syntheses, component and materials evaluations.
  • Utilize advanced chemical knowledge, data, modeling and statistical tools to resolve technical issues and challenges.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 97 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year.
You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career— connect with us today.

About Kelly Services ®

Kelly Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) is a global leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly ® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the world, Kelly provided employment to more than 555,000 employees in 2014. Revenue in 2014 was $5.6 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter . Download WorkWire ™ , a free career and employment resource iPad® app by Kelly Services.

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans and is committed to employing a diverse workforce.

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Posted April 21, 2015 at 11:18AM from LinkedIn