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Kelly Services Chemical Technician I in Joliet, Illinois

Kelly is hiring a Chemical Technician I for one of our clients in Joliet, IL.

  • Positions open (3)

  • *This is for a Nights shift, rotating schedule. Employee will work 12 hour shifts. They would work Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and then start over on that Monday. So they get a 3 day weekend every other weekend. (DuPont schedule)

  • Shift: 6pm to 6am, rotating shiftTraining Shift: Candidate will train on day shift 6am to 6pm, before moving to nights

  • Pay: $24/hr

  • This is a temp-to-hire position. There is a 3 month training period and a probationary period. After we think the candidate is a good fit we will evaluate if there is room in the budget to hire them on directly.If hired FTE with Ecolab, the starting pay would be $25.50/hour.

Lab Technician


Ecolab is seeking a Lab Technician who will be responsible for analytical testing that will be used in the development of new product specifications. In this position you will perform quality testing, maintenance, and calibrations of the instruments in addition to assisting in the development of new test methods as needed.

What’s in it For You:

• The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments

• The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth

• The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

Job Duties:

• Assist in maintaining the productivity and organization of a busy research laboratory

• Maintain Standard Operating Procedures and make recommends for their improvement

• Participate in scientific discussion and critical thinking

• Support PhaseGate methodology and documentation

• Assemble test materials and equipment to expedite test procedures

• Perform laboratory testing under the supervision of scientists and project leaders

• Record test results accurately and concisely in a laboratory notebook

• Assist in analyzing and interpreting experimental data

• Maintain clean and safe work facility


• Knowledge of laboratory practices, scientific terminology, and the characterization and preparation of materials used in routine and special procedures

• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

• A high attention to detail and quality in results

• Must be able to establish and meet deadlines to produce independent results, while building a network of resources in the company

• Must work well with other team members, including design engineers

• Ability to multi-task and manage numerous projects simultaneously


• Associate’s degree and 2+ years of experience working in a lab environment


• B.S./B.A degree in Chemistry or similar


You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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