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Associate Scientist

 

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.    

 

Your Role:

The Associate Scientist is responsible for the analysis of samples from Process and Analytical Development (PAD), related paperwork, troubleshooting analysis issues, and general laboratory tasks.  Analysis involves the use of HPLC, GC, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD, among other instrumentation, along with wet chemical assays.  The Associate Scientist is responsible for transferring and evaluation of analysis techniques used to release starting materials, intermediates, and final products as well as in‑process controls.  The Associate Scientist may be responsible for developing analytical methods to support Development for eventual validation.

 

Working with colleagues in PAD, the Associate Scientist is part of a team of professionals advancing pharmaceutical candidates to cGMP manufacturing. The Associate Scientist has a good foundation in general practice and concepts of their scientific/technical discipline.  Demonstrates an ability to execute experiments and displays a developing judgment in scientific and technical situations.  The Associate Scientist is recognized as an individual contributor in the scientific and technical areas within PAD.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analytically test non-GMP final products, intermediates, and raw materials.  Testing will involve the use of HPLC, GC, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD among other tests and instruments.
  • Properly document lab work.
  • Transfer and evaluate analytical test methods from the customer.
  • Work in a safe manner and maintain the cleanliness of the work environment.
  • Interpretation of analytical data (including HPLC, GC, FT-IR, 1H NMR, MS).
  • Assist with maintenance and calibrate/verify analytical and related equipment.
  • May develop test methods for products, intermediates and raw materials.
  • Work on and solve problems of moderate scope.
  • Perform job responsibilities with minimal guidance.
  • Write reports, protocols, SOP’s and other documentation.
  • Work with clients (internal and external) to achieve project goals.
  • Work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, and other regulatory agency guidelines


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, BioChemistry or related sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Entry Level in an analytical laboratory environment operating under GLP or cGMP conditions.Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in an Analytical testing lab with hazardous and toxic chemicals
  • Adequate technical writing skills to generate development reports.
  • Additional Local Needs:

 

Environmental conditions:  

Works near moving mechanical parts. Is frequently required to wear appropriate protective gear, (hard hats, glasses / goggles, chemical resistant suites, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protection equipment “PPE” to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles.  Must be willing to work with highly potent / hazardous materials requiring the utilization of proper personal protective equipment which could include half/full face respirators, Saranex and / or Tyvek suits with powered respiration.

 

Physical requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch or crawl for long periods of time.  The employee must be able to talk, hear, taste and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and ability to push and pull heavy materials to complete assignments.  The employee may be required to lift more poundage with assistance.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  Regular use of phones, computers, computer monitors, and all office / laboratory equipment.  The employee is also required to type at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read CRTS / computer monitors.

 

 

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

 

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

 

Job Requisition ID:  220343
Location:  Madison
Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate(<1 year of experien
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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