Associate Production Scientist

Posted 15 Oct 2018

Verona, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 179457


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role: Position primarily involves performing and supporting chemical processing under GMP conditions. This position will be a weekend shift; Friday-Sunday from 6:30PM-7:00AM.


Pilot Plant and Kilo Lab scale manufacturing of APIs

Provide support to Managers, Supervisors, and other team members in a multi-shift manufacturing environment

Understand material presented in specific safety, manufacturing, and other related training sessions

Work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, and other regulatory agency guidelines

Maintain accurate and concise GMP records

Responsible for keeping inventory up to date during each shift

May be asked to perform routine maintenance on certain manufacturing equipment

Must work well in a team environment under the instruction of chemists and supervisors

May be asked to lead projects, either in production or facility/equipment related

Demonstrate a basic understanding of project-related tasks

Demonstrate a basic understanding of plant, lab, and facility-related capabilities

Maintain cleanliness of the manufacturing areas and related equipment during each shift

Function as a secondary operator in manufacturing, as a primary operator for select projects

Assist maintenance group with operation, maintenance, and upkeep of facilities

Ability to communicate well with manufacturing staff and other departments as needed.

Become a role model employee through superb work habits and excellent occupational behavior

Basic Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail
  • follow written procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • GMP experience
  • Mechanical aptitiude
  • Handling of Chemicals

 Who You Are  

  • Education: Associates degree in Chemistry or science related field, but may substitute education for qualified experience
  • Experience: 3 – 5 years experience in chemical processing, GMP experience preferred
  • Essential and Critical Skills: Effective oral and written communication skills. Mechanical aptitude. Basic mathematical skills. Ability to read and understand written protocols. Ability to operate forklift or hand pallet truck. Basic understanding of chemical reactions and hazards. Ability to operate hand tools, lab equipment, calculator and weighing and measuring devices. Basic understanding of ISO and GMP quality systems. Attention to detail. Ability to provide answers to process problems. Ability to train or mentor new employees or co-workers.


Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time and lift and carry weights up to 50 pounds unassisted.

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.

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