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Associate Scientist - QC Enzymes

Your Role:  
At MilliporeSigma the Associate Scientist will evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others, and perform operations in support of the group and department.    

  • Safely perform operations, ensuring quality expectations are met throughout the process.  
  • Perform routine assays, processes and/or unit operations.   
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.  
  • Contribute to support functions of the lab (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal).  
  • Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor. 
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines.   
  • Ensure all applicable logbooks have been filled out completely as required by current procedures.  
  • Interact with other departments as needed.  
  • Participate as needed in quality audits.  
  • In compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.  
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Scientist.  
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.  
  • Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates.  
  • Supply information based on experience and knowledge. 

 Physical Attributes:  

  • Wearing personal protective equipment such as a respirator or chemical protective clothing for extended periods. 
  • Lifting and pushing up to 80 pounds. 


Who You Are:  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related Life Science discipline or Associate’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related Life Science discipline with 1+ years’ experience in Life Science field in a laboratory environment or a High School Diploma/equivalent with 5+ years’ experience in Life Science field in a laboratory environment  


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 1+ year of independent lab experience 
  • Basic knowledge of enzyme kinetics theory and test methods 
  • Ability to manage Process Improvement projects 
  • Knowledge in Biochemistry, Math, Chemistry and General Science 
  • Familiarity with laboratory instruments and production equipment 
  • Familiarity with using Excel to perform scientific calculations 
  • Ability to accurately perform procedures independently 
  • Knowledge of safe chemical handling methods 
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written 
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality Standards 
Job Requisition ID:  211102
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate(<1 year of experien
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
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North America Disclosure
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