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Kelly Services Associate Scientist III - Raw Materials in Oakdale, Minnesota

Associate Scientist III - Raw Materials


We are actively seeking highly skilled candidates with strong analytical chemistry experience who are interested in a lab position that would support the assessment of pharmaceutical raw materials (excipients), active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and pharmaceutical finished products. The ideal candidate is one who will thrive working in a highly dynamic, team oriented environment; sharing the common goal of providing reliable data to our clients that can be used to improve the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical products.

Candidates should have prior analytical experience with various wet chemistry techniques, MS, GC, HPLC, IC, Photodiode Array Detection (PDA), and Waters Empower Software and be able to demonstrate their interest in continuing to acquire new analytical knowledge and skills. Additionally, a four year degree in a physical science field, such as chemistry, is required. Experience in cGMP & GDP environment preferred. Experience with the United States Pharmacopeia and the European Pharmacopeia is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead laboratory activities in support of testing pharmaceutical products and raw materials

  • Support the method transfer activities of client or vendor supplied methods into the laboratory.

  • Lead the process of compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and documenting results


  • Five years or more experience with MS, GC, HPLC, IC, PDA, and Waters Empower software.

  • At least five years employment experience in a related field

  • cGMP experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Ideal candidate is self guided, motivated, and possesses a strong sense of initiative

  • Four-year or advanced degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or Physics

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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.