Kelly Services Quality Lab Tech in Springfield, Missouri

Job Description

Kelly Services is hiring for a Quality Lab Tech position in Springfield, MO.

Please apply to this posting or call 417-883-0830, option 1 to apply.

Job Duties:

Paying $14 an hour

8 to 5 Monday through Friday.

-ideally like to see someone with a strong back ground in science and/or someone with a chem/bio education.

Quality Lab Tech

Will manage own work, self-directed, and will work in a high performance work system. Teams are responsible for keeping production flowing, meeting performance goals, maintaining a clean/safe work environment, and maintaining a high level of quality and service to their customers. The Lab tech will rotate between testing in the laboratory and performing quality checks on the plant floor


-Sample finished product, in process product, and materials for retains, microbiological tests, product development requests, corporate requests and customer requests.

-Set up, calibrate, and maintain lab equipment

-Use a variety of test methods, procedures and instrumentation to accurately examine and test samples.

-Accurately record results on paper, log books and in the computer.

-Communicate problems and test results to the appropriate personnel.

-Interpreting data to identify trends, out of control conditions, and con-conformance to specifications. Provide Information and work with the appropriate personnel to ensure products meet established specifications to correct processes.

-Perform initial trouble shooting activities for operational issues that adversely affect product quality and recommend potential solutions.

-Hold non conforming products and materials. Create and issue Quality Notifications. Issued DMR's (Defective Material Report) to suppliers for non-conforming materials when appropriate.

-Audit production line for key quality attributes, such as code dates, fill weights, metal detection and package integrity.

-other duties as assigned

-Ability to work OT on short notice and required weekend work.

-Ability to be flexible with shift and work day assignments to support business need requirements.


-College chemistry coursework.

-Strong understanding and practice of Good Laboratory Practices

-Proficient with MS applications

-Color Vision, ability to detect color required

-Ability to perform taste sensory analysis on a variety of products that contain allergens.


-2 years of previous analytical lab experience

-SAP experience

-Proficient and knowledgeable in the operation and maintenance of a Gas Chromatography (GC), salt titration, and microbiological sampling preferred.

As a Kelly employee, you will have access to world-class perks:

-Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

-Group insurance options*

-Service bonus plan

-Holiday pay plan

-Weekly electronic pay options

-Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

-Exclusive online employee community

-Employee assistance program available at no cost

-Corporate discounts

-Transportation Spending Accounts

*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates, these plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

Please apply today!

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