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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Green Bay, WI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Formulation Chemist for a Direct Hire opportunity in Green Bay, WI.

Customer Job Title: Formulation Chemist
Job Summary
The Formulation Chemist will be responsible for the development of products and technologies based on the company's core technologies and markets to create both custom and stock solutions for the company's client base. Design, plan and execute research and development initiatives using analytical tools, and enhance the company's position in the marketplace relative to application knowledge.

Essential Functions:  
• Works closely with sales, marketing and customers to define and execute plans and projects, while applying the highest standards with minimal supervision.
• Develops/improves products, meeting both market and customer-specific needs
• Uses available chemistries to develop both personal care and surface care products that are unique and bring added value to the company's client base
• Works within the requirements of both customer expectations and regulatory agencies
• Develop formulation library and formulation cost worksheets
• Customer, Marketing, and Manufacturing Support
• Serves as customers' technical consultant in assigned market areas
• Assists and guides customers in selection and evaluation of products
• Provides data for sales and marketing literature
• Prepares presentations/papers for internal/external meetings
• Assists with transition from lab to commercial production of new products
• Participates in quality and process improvement programs
• Advises the company regarding regulatory requirements
• Assists with formulation blending validation and protocol development
• Provides analytical support to operations for both new and existing formulations
• Support of manufacturing operations as required by site and business needs
• Maintains technical records and reports
• Prepares project status and technical reports
• Assists with product stability testing/evaluations and provides appropriate documentation thereof
• Maintains timely, and accurate records in order to provide the data required to properly execute/address all inquiries and to safeguard experimental data
• Utilize necessary internal and external resources (Engineering, Purchasing, Maintenance, Operations, Operations Support, Customer Service, Costing, Sales/Marketing) to deliver consistent information to the BLT (Business Leadership Team)
• Plans, executes, and communicates effectively and efficiently using project management principles and tools
• Contributes to others' projects in a proactive manner
• Motivates and engages associates in projects
• Continues to acquire skills and knowledge needed for personal development
• Provides training for technicians and less experienced chemists
• Establishes and maintains excellent relationships with external agencies that can serve the company as centers of influence
• Represents the company in these bodies and in other high level internal and external organizations that set direction for technology and related fields
• Maintains current knowledge with EPA, FDA, and FTC regulatory guidelines and requirements
• Manages product development chemical inventory
• Assists in chemical disposal

Minimum Qualifications:  
• Bachelor's degree in Chemistry
• 7+ years chemist/formulation experience
• 5+ years using non-woven converting, Pods, dryer sheets, and beads that go into laundry - liquid filling of hand soaps and dish soaps
• In depth working knowledge of organic chemistry
• Working knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques
• Statistical analysis of data
• Familiar with EPA, FDA, and FTC regulatory guidelines and requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in product and/or process development design
• Experience with cosmetic products and surface care products
• Project management experience
Work Requirements:
• Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Works effectively on and across multi-functional teams
• Interacts with peers and customers with professionalism and respect
• Proficient computer skills, and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
• Work safely and promote safety in projects and systems
• Occasional travel may be required
• Familiar with necessary SDS's


If you feel you have the knowledge and expertise, apply today to connect with a Kelly professional who will work to enrich your life.


You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

Why Kelly® Science & Clinical?

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goals—it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits). 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a 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 globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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