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Scientist I: Bioprocessing R&D Cell Line Development and Engineering

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. 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.

 

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization.  External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

 

Your Role

 

The Scientist I role is responsible for hands-on technical support of the development and optimization of products and strategies for the biopharmaceutical industry. Primary job functions include routine molecular biology and mammalian cell culture techniques, designing experiments, data analysis, and presentation of results to internal project teams.

 

The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary group of scientists responsible for the design and development of host cells for the biopharmaceutical industry. You will provide technical support for multiple projects, being responsible for design and execution of experiments, interpreting results, and determining next steps alongside the project team/lead. This role involves working with mammalian cell/tissue cultures and requires proficiency in the use of aseptic techniques. A good understanding of biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetic engineering techniques is necessary. Responsibilities also include maintenance of a detailed laboratory notebook, contribution to lab support functions (cleaning, equipment maintenance, reagent preparation, etc), and adherence to all MilliporeSigma systems, policies, and procedures. You will be required to read and understand the relevant scientific literature in order to seek out new information and opportunities to advance the team's technologies, products, and services. You may have direct interaction with customers and may support sales and marketing colleagues by providing performance data suitable for marketing our cell line development and engineering products. 

 

Physical Attributes:

  • Perform moderately physical activity.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or hazardous chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The employee may frequently sit, stand; walk; use hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may be required to wear an air helmet, mask, safety shoes, apron rubber, and Tyvek suits, protective gloves, safety glasses, and/or goggles while performing in this position.
  • The employee may be exposed to unknown biological agents

 

  

Who You Are

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Life Science discipline AND 2 years of hands-on lab experience OR Master’s Degree AND 1 year of hands-on lab experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in mammalian cell/tissue culture techniques

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Standard molecular biology skills (e.g. molecular cloning, genomic and plasmid DNA purification, RNA isolation, PCR, and RT-PCR) strongly desired
  • Competent with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

RSRMS

 

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!

 

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

 

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:  214031
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
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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