Technician Quality Control 4

Posted 15 Mar 2019

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - United States

Req Id 188295


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role

Completes a variety of laboratory processes and procedures in the scheduling, evaluation, and review of stock and specialty chromatography products. Reviews test results for conformance to specifications.


  • Performs advanced gas chromatograph and/or liquid chromatography operation to evaluate stock and/or custom chromatography products.
  • Tests all product groups.
  • Selects and prepares appropriate standards and solutions as required for product evaluation. 
  • Works with other departments to solve problems.
  • Designs experiments, analyses and reports on results. 
  • Recommends process of system improvements where possible.
  • Reviews test results for conformance to specifications.
  • Generates and maintains records of systems, procedures, and test results.
  • Enters and manipulates QC data using PC and lab automation system. Fully utilized capabilities of PC Chem-station.
  • Performs non-routine maintenance and troubleshooting of chromatographic instrumentation and related equipment.
  • Assists QC analyst with product scheduling and review of test results.
  • Writes/modifies SOP's
  • Assists in training other QC technicians. 
  • Provides leadership role for process improvement.
  • Provides technical information to production departments when required.

Physical Attributes:

  • Make injections in equipment at lab table height, about 10 to 15 per day.
  • Moving to various labs throughout the building.
  • Viewing of data on a PC screen and ability operate PC equipment. 
  • Lifting parts of instruments, typically not weighing more than 5-10 lbs.
  • Installing of columns requiring fine motor skills (about 16 adjustments per hour) and bending from the waist.
  • Utilizing vision within normal limits. 
  • Standing 70-90% of day.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related science disposition

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of Gas and liquid chromatography. 
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and statistical variations. 
  • Demonstrated PC knowledge. 
  • Ability to work well with others both within and outside of the QC area.

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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