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Associate Scientist, Downstream

 

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.

 

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

 

Your Role:

MilliporeSigma in Burlington, MA is searching for an Associate Scientist with Downstream Processing experience to join our Biodevelopment Process Development group (E2E) team.  The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for generating material as well as developing purification processes for a variety of therapeutic candidate proteins such as monoclonal antibodies, bispecific and Fc fusion proteins. Scope of work will include, but is not limited to, protein purification, biochemical and biophysical characterization of proteins, novel purification technologies, process development, data analysis and project reporting. The individual will be responsible for execution of client project according to budget and timelines given to the project team.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute defined process protocols for different biopharmaceutical projects
  • Perform lab-scale and/or pilot-scale experiments to support downstream process development and optimization in several units of operations (clarification, chromatography, and tangential flow filtration) for manufacturing variety of therapeutic candidate
  • Compile and analyze experimental data to generate process knowledge and decide on next steps
  • Assist in writing development and validation reports and ensure their timely delivery
  • Prepare and present project updates to internal group meetings and global meetings when required
  • Perform analyses including but not limited to SDS-PAGE, SE-HPLC, LAL, host cell-DNA, host cell protein, as necessary

  

Who You Are:  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, or related Life Science/Engineering discipline with 2+ years biopharmaceutical downstream process development experience or cGMP biopharma industry experience OR
  • Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, or related Life Science/Engineering discipline
  • 1 year of hands-on experience with purification unit operations including filtration, chromatography, TFF, UF/DF, AKTA, UNICORN and HPLC systems. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of downstream biomanufacturing purification process
  • Experience with scale-up and GMP manufacturing
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and oral with customer-drive focus
  • Results-oriented with ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet project deliverables and timelines

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!

 

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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:  222463
Location:  Burlington
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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