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Kemin Industries Laboratory Support - Part Time in Des Moines, Iowa


Join the Kemin team as a Labroatory Support technician! In this flexible, part-time entry level position, you'll enjoy the opportunity to get hands on experience within a functional lab. The primary function of this position is to provide daily support to the Kemin Research and Development Department through a variety of laboratory activities. This includes cleaning of glassware, performing equipment calibration checks, and regular equipment maintenance. Work in the lab will be done under direct supervision. This is a part-time position. Schedule M-F, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (with some flexibility) Schedule end time may vary based on work load.

We Are Kemin  

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  

We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   

We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers around the world .   

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…

  • A competitive financial package - in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

  • Robust health and wellness support - we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities - Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world - Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators - Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.


  • Assisting in lab maintenance, e.g. glassware cleaning, keeping the lab orderly

  • Confirming pipette calibrations

  • Equipment cleaning

  • Other general duties as assigned


  • High school degree or diploma

  • Must interact well with others in a team environment

  • Exhibit attention to detail

  • Basic PC skills

  • Good oral communication skills with a minimal English proficiency level

    As a condition of employment, Kemin will require you to provide documentation showing you have received a COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Kemin is an equal opportunity employer, and all reasonable accommodation will be considered.

    A post-offer background check and drug screen is required. Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.

LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date1 week ago(9/15/2021 2:10 PM)

Job ID 2021-7352

Positions 1

Category Research & Development

Position Type Regular Part-Time