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Kelly Services Kelly Services - Operations Clerk - North Chicago, IL in North Chicago, Illinois

Kelly Services is looking for an Operations Clerk for one of their clients in North Chicago, IL for a 6 month temporary assignment.

Pay rate: $16.00/hr

Job description:

The primary function of this position is to provide technical and administrative support to the EHS Laboratory Services group within

the AbbVie EHS organization. This position interacts with EHS lab personnel and customers, shipping and delivery personnel,

purchasing and accounts payable, records management, and external subcontract laboratories. Performs basic laboratory upkeep

and maintenance duties, sample receipt and login, gravimetric sample analysis, ordering supplies, maintenance of records, and

documentation upkeep.

Major Responsibilities :

  1. Receive and log in samples.

a. Examine incoming samples for appropriate collection, storage and shipping.

b. Resolve inconsistencies with sample identification or other problems related to chain of custody.

c. Ensure appropriate laboratory storage of received samples.

d. Utilize Global IHDA to electronically input, receive, and log in samples for analysis.

e. Prepare and route sample documentation to appropriate analyst or subcontract lab as appropriate.

  1. Prepare sampling media and distribute to lab customers.

a. Assemble media corresponding to cassette catalog number.

b. Determine and maintain tare weights for gravimetric sampling media.

c. Perform domestic and international shipping of sampling supplies (media and equipment) to customers.

  1. Perform basic laboratory operations.

a. Perform gravimetric sample analysis, maintaining “proficient” status for this field of testing.

b. Perform laboratory maintenance and upkeep activities including: sampling media inventory, sampling equipment for

loan program, periodic lab safety checks, and washing laboratory glassware.

  1. Participate in the lab’s Quality Assurance Program.

a. Maintain training on applicable quality system documentation.

b. Conduct responsibilities in accordance with the lab’s standard operating procedures (SOPs).

c. Update quality system documents within scope of responsibilities.

  1. Perform administrative activities including: paying invoices from blanket purchase orders for service suppliers, maintaining and

ordering office supplies, and coordinating records archival and retrieval.


High school diploma or equivalent + 3-5 years relevant experience.


Basic to intermediate proficiency in PC software including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook. Must be able to

populate and navigate through job designated software, including Global IHDA for field and lab generated sample data entry, CSR or

equivalent shipping request system, supply procurement systems (StaplesAdvantage, Symphony, etc.), and various courier

shipment tracking systems such as FedEx, DHL, etc.

Why Kelly ® ?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

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.