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Specialist, Quality Assurance


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 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.     

We are offering a $7,500 sign-on bonus for those that qualify. 


Your Role:

MilliporeSigma is looking for a Specialist Quality Assurance in Carlsbad, CA. As a member of the Client Facing Quality Assurance team, you will be responsible for the critical, quality review and disposition of raw materials and product batch records. This role requires the ability to effectively communicate with clients, independently manage timelines, and continually strengthen client relations. You will need to be organized and detail-oriented with strong and effective written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal communication skills. This role will require you to have the ability to work independently within prescribed guidelines and collaboratively as part of a team as well as be able to obtain direction and commitment to ensure that projects are completed by deadlines and streamline processes to maximize productivity. This role will also require the ability to work successfully, strategically and tactically in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment with the potential for rapidly changing priorities. This position has the utmost responsibility for compliance with the rules and regulations regarding a safe and healthy work environment relative to their actions. Off-shift, weekend, and overtime duties may be required as assigned by the manager of the employee. Additional responsibilities of this role may include:

  • Performing product inspections and facility inspections
  • Line clearances
  • General product observation
  • Reviewing process validation documentation,
  • Logging and monitoring quality-related data.
  • Other Quality Assurance related duties and projects as assigned



Who You Are: 
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of experience in Biologics, Pharmaceuticals or Medical Devices
  • 3+ years of experience working within Quality in a cGMP environment
  • 2+ years of experience creating, revising, reviewing, and approving of controlled documentation
  • 2+ years of experience supporting client audits and regulatory inspections


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline
  • 2+ years of Contract Manufactured Organization (CMO) experience
  • 2+ years’ experience identifying, communicating, investigating, and driving quality system events to completion
  • Knowledge of governmental regulatory guidelines, directives, and regulations relating to the manufacture of biologics and pharmaceuticals
  • Cleanroom experience
  • Experience performing internal audits



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If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

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As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

Job Requisition ID:  237519
Location:  Carlsbad
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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