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Associate Production 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 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:

 

Manufacture products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department. This is a production environment.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Perform production operations

  • Set-up and prepare products according to current manufacturing procedures
  • Ensure quality and quantity of product throughout production process.
  • Clean-up equipment and working areas after production operations
  • Coordinate appropriate disposal of waste and complete compliance documentation.
  • There will be 6-12 months of training necessary to learn specifics of job adequately to work independently

 

Communicate and document status of processes, products, and equipment

  • Communicate the status of production operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor.
  • Provide a complete and accurate batch record at the conclusion of production operations consistent with quality guidelines including Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) if applicable
  • Write and modify production procedures consistent with quality guidelines
  • Enter hours worked and raw materials used into SAP
  • Ensure all applicable logbooks have been filled out completely as required by current procedures

 

Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates

  • Review analytical procedures to ensure that they are currently used by Analytical Services.
  • Perform necessary analytical tests and evaluate results during the process and at the completion of the run.
  • Ensure purity of starting material, intermediates and final products are consistent with history and product specifications.

 

Perform daily and production operations in a safe and orderly manner

  • Follow production procedures and safety policies at all times.
  • Use, clean, and store all personal protective gear appropriately
  • Label all in-process equipment and containers properly.
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in required safety and quality training and other related activities.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in laboratory and working areas.

 

Improve manufacturing processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience and principles

  • Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a supervisor, chemist II or chemist III.
  • Help in the training of co-workers

 

 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 80 pounds 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.
  • 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 chemistry, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering or another life science discipline
  • 1+ year experience with laboratory instruments and/or production equipment

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • Knowledge in chemistry or biochemistry, math and general science
  • Process techniques and unit operations
  • Analytical techniques and equipment
  • Safe chemical handling methods
  • Communication skills, oral and written
  • Good Computer skills
  • Good Mechanical skills
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Laboratory and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards

 

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:  217341
Location:  St. Louis
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.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.


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