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Kelly Services Adhesive Chemist – North Houston, TX in The Woodlands, Texas

Adhesive Chemist – North Houston, TX

Kelly Science & Clinical is currently seeking candidates for an Adhesive Chemist position at a specialty chemical company in north Houston, TX. The overall focus of this role is to develop innovative solutions for high performance structural adhesive applications. The successful candidate will be, as a team member, responsible for formulating and characterizing new adhesive systems commonly used in various industries.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop new and modify existing adhesive systems in order to improve their performance/cost characteristics

  • Daily fabrication and mechanical testing of high-performance matrix and adhesive systems

  • Develop intellectual property such as patents, papers, presentations, etc.

  • Support sales and distribution with professional recommendations for specific application and products

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry/Polymer Science with up to 5 years industrial R&D experience.

  • Hands on experience and interpretation knowledge on analytical / testing equipment such as DSC, RDA, DMA, TGA, HPLC, IR, Instron, etc.

  • Formulation experience in thermosetting materials such as epoxies, acrylates, polyurethanes, etc. is a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have a good level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs

This is a long term contract assignment with the potential to be hired by the company. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, day shift. If you meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 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. (