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Kelly Services Scientist II, R&D- Chemistry, Irvine, CA in Irvine, California

Scientist II, R&D- Chemistry, Irvine, CA

Job Function:

We are seeking an individual to conduct research under the direction of a senior scientist supervisor leading to the development of new or improved products. Handles all activities relating to cell culture product development, technical product support, or process improvements.

Job Duties:

  • Perform experiments to support custom and off the shelf cell culture product development.

  • Experience with media preparation, raw material analysis, media formulation optimization.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors

  • Exercises judgment within general defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

  • Perform various chemical/biological assays such as cell counting, staining, and imaging

  • Perform data analysis and experimental design.

  • Prepare formal reports and presentations for group meetings

  • Actively participate in group/project meetings

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications

  • Good Documentation Practices & Good Laboratory Practices


  • B.S. in Biochemistry or Chemistry or equivalent. M.S. preferred.

  • Minimum 5 year of relevant working experience

  • General lab safety.

  • Ability to use professional concepts, company's policies, and procedures to perform a wide range of assigned work and solve complex problems

  • Ability to demonstrate potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent

  • Advanced knowledge of basic laboratory equipment (scales, pH meters, etc.)

  • Knowledge of commonly used experimental/research concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • General knowledge of computer systems and productivity software.

  • General knowledge of project management.

  • General knowledge of GMP and GLP procedures.

  • Ability to speak, write and read English fluently.

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