Associate Scientist

Posted 21 Feb 2019

Rocklin, California - United States

Req Id 187890


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:

Performs IHC, ELISA, and any other relevant tests as needed to conduct product development testing.

Assists with establishing, maintaining, and updating the Design History Files (DHF) for new and/or existing products. 

Performs published literature reviews. Identifies and documents published clones, published protocols, etc as required.

Provides technical support on developing new and improving existing IHC reagent processes and products. Conducts organized development testing to generate support data for new potential products or changes to current products.

Research and development of new products 

Generation of DHF documentation

Product Verification testing

Preparation of material for Transfer

Communicates information to all affected functional groups to ensure successful transfers of projects from R&D to operations.

Generates and/or updates work instructions.

Develops and delivers technical presentations as needed.

Performs laboratory housekeeping, equipment, and calibration on equipment used in within R&D activities according to required schedules

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in life science is required.
  • 1+ years of experience in a related field required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Federal Drug Administration (FDA) or comparable standard regulated biotechnology or pharmaceutical environment is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with the proper use of general laboratory equipment such as micropipettes, centrifuges, vortexes, balances, microscope, etc. and knowledge or experience with equipment in a regulated laboratory environment, including the ability to use a tissue processor, autostainer, coverslipper and other IHC equipment is desirable

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill 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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