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Sr. Associate Quality Scientist

 

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.

 

Your Role:

 

At MilliporeSigma, the Sr. Scientist Quality Associate position is responsible for the method validation, qualification, transfer and technical transfer of analytical methods and samples in the Quality Control department and all related cGMP paperwork.  Analysis involves the use of HPLC, GC, KF, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD among other tests and instruments. Other responsibilities include participation in process improvement initiatives, working in a team environment, maintaining a clean and safe work area, and supporting the department in maintaining the laboratory in an audit ready state. The position, like all positions at MilliporeSigma, will require a willingness to contribute to the overall success of the company by assisting in many areas beyond specific job duties.  Technical writing, project lead/management, and protocol/method OP writing are also key tasks performed in this role.

 

  • Work on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Perform method validations/qualifications/transfers and write technical reports as needed. 
  • Exercise judgment within generally defined procedures and practices to select technique for obtaining solutions.
  • Solve problems and make decisions with assistance.
  • Perform preliminary review of analytical data for accuracy and quality.
  • Train new or less experienced personnel on procedures, analytical techniques, and methodologies.
  • Meet with internal and external project groups to keep projects on track.
  • Maintain projects and timelines with minimal oversight.
  • Demonstrate proper laboratory techniques during analytical testing for raw materials, in-process, final products, intermediates, and stability samples.
  • Recognize problems with analytical test results or method performance and take appropriate steps to address them. Testing will involve the use of HPLC, GC, KF, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD among other tests and instruments.
  • Apply problem-solving skills to thoroughly investigate deviations, identify root causes, and propose appropriate corrective/preventive actions with assistance from supervisor.
  • Write and revise SOPs including raw material, intermediate, and final product specifications.
  • Test documents properly and in a timely fashion, including keeping laboratory notebooks accurate and up to date.
  • Work cooperatively within the QC department and with other departments to achieve project goals.
  • Work in compliance with effective procedures and regulatory requirements outlined in ICH Q7 and 21 CFR Parts 11, 210 and 211 as applicable
  • Work in a safe manner and maintain the cleanliness of the work environment.
  • Work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, and other regulatory agency guidelines. 
  • Work near moving mechanical parts.
  • Work with highly potent/hazardous materials requiring the use of proper PPE, which could include half/full face respirators, hard hats, lab coats, safety glasses/goggles, chemical resistant sleeves, gloves, and safety shoes

 

Physical Attributes:

  • Sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl for extended periods of time. 
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds unassisted and be capable of pushing and pulling heavy materials to complete assignments. 
  • Lift more poundage with assistance. 
  • Utilize senses to potentially prevent a chemical disaster. 
  • Utilize close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and adjust focus.
  • Use phones, computers, computer monitors, and all office/laboratory equipment. 
  • Type at a computer keyboard and can read CRTs/computer monitors.
  • Work in analytical testing labs with hazardous and toxic chemicals. 

 

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Chemical Engineering, or related biological sciences.
  • 2+ years in a cGMP analytical laboratory environment, or equivalent industry experience with a focus on method validation.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation practices. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of  analytical chemistry.

 

 

 

 

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:  217288
Location:  Madison
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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