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Manufacturing Technician 3

Posted 22 Sep 2017

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 162708


A career with us is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Who we are: MilliporeSigma is the North American life science brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – a leading science and technology company. It offers a broad range of innovative products and services to biotech and pharmaceutical drug therapies businesses. Through dedicated collaboration with the scientific and engineering communities, and as one of the top three R&D investors in the life science tools industry, the brand serves as a strategic partner to customers and helps advance the promise of life science.

Your role: This role is involved in the manufacturing of API's by consistently following approved manufacturing procedures and documents. They are responsible for safely executing manufacturing processes, following detailed cleaning procedures, and ensure the accuracy of documentation within the local quality system. 

Essential Job Function

- Assist Chemist and Technician 4 with gathering and setting up the equipment

- Perform production operations per approved manufacuring procedures

- Dispose production wastes according to departmental protocols

- Perform finishing services (grinding, sieving, etc.) on finished products prior to packaging of bulk

- Ensure Good Documentation Practices are followed

- Clean equipment according to protocols written in accordance to a Verified/Validated Cleaning system

- Maintain facility in audit ready condition at all times

- Receive raw materials, place into proper storage location, and label as needed

- Perform misc. tasks including mail pick-up, deliver samples to QC, deliver batch records to QA, monthly safety audits, etc.

- Perform finishing services (grinding, sieving, etc.) on finished products prior to packaging of bulk

- Support raw material testing as directed by local quality system program

- Participate in all required safety and quality training

Who you are:

- High school diploma with 12+ semester hours of college chemistry or related sciences or greater than 2 yrs experience in a similar production environment

- Production shift work, 12 hour night shift schedule working various days of the week.

- Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 80 pounds while wearing personal protective equipment, including respirators, for an extended time.

- Customer interaction potentially elevates the responsibilities of this position.

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 his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

MilliporeSigma is a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany.

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