Associate Process Engineer

Posted 12 Nov 2018

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 180780

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: Conduct Process Engineering activities associated with new manufacturing processes or improving existing manufacturing processes.  Job responsibilities will include statistical performance of processes and process equipment in order to ensure minimum variability or product quality from developed systems.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Experience in process simulations
  • Conduct experiments to generate data that supports investigations for both internal and external customers
  • Technology Transfer support including documentation development and implementation
  • Maintenance of Technology Transfer Product database(s) and workflow systems
  • Development support for new products and new processes
  • Design and conduct experiments as required to support new/custom product applications for both internal and external customers
  • Conduct batch record analyses to identify process critical parameters in order to further study to establish process parameter operational thresholds
  • Write protocols and report results of studies conducted
  • Work with Production, Maintenance, Process Development, QC and QA to ensure existing manufacturing processes remain in control
  • Initiate, propose and implement optimization projects to reduce quality incidents, manufacturing costs, cycle times and/or increase product yield. Develop project justification and capital project proposal when required
  • Takes part in and contributes to a safe working environment by following corporate and departmental safety regulations
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned.

 

Who You Are

Basic Qualifications

  • Required BS, Chemical Engineering or BS Chemical & Biological Engineering
  • Entry level position with up to 4 years relevant professional experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

  • Effective communication skills, with all levels of technical and operating personnel, both internal and external.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective scientific problem solving skills
  • Effective customer service skills and the ability to interact with customers and co-workers in a productive manner
  • Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

 

ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEEDS

Environmental Conditions

General Office Environment:  Noise level in office environment is generally quiet.

 

Lab Environment: Works near moving mechanical parts.  Is frequently required to wear appropriate protective gear, (hard hats, glasses/goggles, chemical resistant suits, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protection equipment “PPE” to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles.

 

Distribution/Warehouse Environment: Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.  Is occasionally required to wear appropriate protective gear, (hard hats, glasses/goggles, chemical resistant suits, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protection equipment “PPE” to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles. The work area may occasionally be wet, humid, or abnormally hot or cold. 

 

Facility Services Environment:  Regularly works near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, sources of electrical shock, vibrations, fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals for which protective equipment and procedures must be used.  The workplace noise level is loud, occasionally very loud.  Occasionally works in high, precarious places.  Must have valid driver’s license. Performs work related travel.

 

Physical Requirements:

If performing office duties: Employee is required to sit, stand, hear, and use hands to operate all office equipment.  Employee must view computer monitors for long periods of time.  Vision requirements are close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Employee occasionally will be required to lift, generally no more than 25 pounds.

 

If performing lab duties: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch or crawl for long periods of time.  The employee must be able to talk, hear, taste and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds unassisted and ability to push and pull heavy materials to complete assignment. The employee may be required to lift more poundage 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.  Regularly uses phones, computers, computer monitors and all office/laboratory equipment. The employee is also required to type at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read CRTs/computer monitors.

 

If performing warehouse/distribution duties:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch or crawl for long periods of time.  The employee must be able to talk, hear, taste and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted. Employee may be required to move more than 50 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.  Regularly uses phones, computers, computer monitors and all office/laboratory equipment. The employee is also required to type

at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read CRTs/computer monitors.

 

If performing facility services duties:  Ability to walk long distances and be able to stay on your feet for eight hours.  The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch or crawl for long periods of time.  Use hands and feet to operate equipment.  Occasionally lift 50 pounds unassisted and additional weight 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 a hard hat, safety shoes, eye protection, hearing protection, protective gloves, respirator and face shield (when required).


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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