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Quality Technician II

Posted 30 Aug 2018

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 180281

Details

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

Perform standard Quality Control procedures including but not limited to the timely and correct testing of products through the use of multiple platforms including but not limited to: Multiplex, ELISA, RIA and Cell Signaling, data processing and analysis in compliance with ISO 9001 and cGMP regulations to support product release.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The following are the primary responsibilities (other duties may be assigned as required):

  • Ability to successfully test and analyze reagents from every platform including but not limited to Multiplex, ELISA, RIA, and Cell Signaling kit reagents (involves calculations, measurements, immunological techniques)
  • Ensures the timely completion of work by working with the team and independently
  • Ability to multitask is a must, work on multiple product lines within the same day
  • Present data to supervisor and/or team lead
  • Read and follow SOP’s and protocols
  • Highly organized individual able to maintain Quality records and data from the multiple products assigned to test
  • Accurate and precise pipetting
  • Ensures individual training remains up to date
  • Assists in ensuring equipment / instrumentation is in proper working order, and that appropriate training and documentation is up to date
  • Good communication skills
  • Properly records material and product movement within the ERP system and QC database
  • A general understanding of immunoassay principals and Quality Systems
  • A general understanding of laboratory procedures

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Three or more years of Quality Control work experience in a life science manufacturing environment 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry or Biology strongly preferred
  • Three or more years of work experience within a life science manufacturing environment, with scientific knowledge of immunological based biomolecular assays. Practical knowledge in protein chemistry and formulations.
  • Familiarity with Operational Excellence--Lean Six Sigma preferred.
  • Ability to promote and comply with all Quality System requirements.
  • Ability to promote and comply with all Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
  • Candidates must be comfortable with excel, and navigating a standard computer
  • Physical Demands:
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
    • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
    • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and talk and hear.
    • The employee must occasionally (infrequently) lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment:
    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
    • The employee may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.
    • The employee may be exposed to unknown biological agents.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • The employee may be exposed to cold temperatures.
    • The employee may be exposed to a risk of low level radiation.
  • Safety Requirements:
    • The employee must successfully complete the company’s safety program prior to working in the laboratory which includes:
    • Radiation Protection Training Program.
    • Chemical Safety Training Program
    • Bloodborne Pathogen Training Program

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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