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Kelly Services Scientific Logistics Technician -Entry Level in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Scientific Logistics Technician

Cambridge, MA – Must be able to commute to Kendall Square by train.

Work Hours: Thursday through Friday 11:00am - 8:30pm or Monday through Friday 12:00pm - 8:30pm

We are seeking someone who is committed and dependable, communicates effectively, exhibits strong attention to detail, manages change with positivity, and supports the caring and friendly culture of which we are proud! A successful candidate is proactive, adaptable and willing to learn new skills. Qualified candidates will have some experience with pipetting from academic or work history.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Receiving Samples

  • Process incoming shipments from suppliers, ensuring accuracy of all product data.

  • Aliquot and pipette product into vials and assemble kits for customer orders and global stocking.

  • Work with colleagues across the business to resolve discrepancies quickly.

  • Maintain accurate inventory levels using both manual and automated systems.

Shipping Samples

  • Fulfill customer orders using internal systems and processes, ensuring accuracy of all products in all orders.

  • Generate required shipping documentation.

  • Dispatch orders in line with daily goals and customer expectations.

  • Ship domestically and internationally to customers and other distribution hubs.


  • Work with teammates to improve the efficiency and accuracy of any processes implemented within the Logistics Department using creativity and resourcefulness.

  • Comply with all Health & Safety (H&S) regulations.

  • Other duties as required.

Summary of Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or in progress) preferred but not required.

  • Proven attention to detail, with a focus on accuracy.

  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • Prior experience working in a team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Display solid organizational skills.

  • Exhibit effective and proactive communication across all departments and levels.

  • Experience solving problems both independently and with others.

  • Able to lift 35lbs.

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 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 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 ®

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. at