Senior Scientist, Analytical Quality Control

Posted 14 Mar 2019

Round Rock, Texas - United States

Req Id 188958


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.

The Round Rock site manufactures high quality quantitative chemical reference standards for clinical, forensic/toxicology, pharmaceuticals, health, and environmental applications. The Analytical Quality Control Department is responsible for testing and certification of raw materials, intermediates, catalog and new products, stability and retest program, custom products, custom analytical services and analytical services for internal departments. 

Your role:

As a Senior Scientist in the Analytical Quality Control Department you will be part of a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative team. You will be responsible for method development and validation for the Reference Material pipeline. You will work closely with the innovation, new product & production teams on multiple aspects of product design, development, and stability, design documentation, methods, validation, and tech transfer from Innovations to Analytical Quality Control.

Physical attributes:

  • Hearing, vision within normal limits.
  • May sit at PC for periods of time.
  • May stand working at a bench for long periods of time.
  • Occasional lifting to 20 lbs.

Who you are:  The successful candidate must be independent, driven, self-motivated to learn new techniques, and be able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact and collaborate with peers are critical to success in this role.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education:
  • PhD
  • MS/BS with minimum 3+ years relevant experience; in analytical, organic, bioorganic or pharmaceutical fields.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multi-year experience in NMR Spectroscopy, or QNMR is desired, method development, validation and analysis, broad analytical chemistry, and product development required. Experience with clinical/bioanalytical methods and working in a GMP or quality regulated environment preferred.
  • Laboratory Environment Requirements: Work is performed in a chemical manufacturing facility requiring handling of various chemicals including organic, inorganic, volatiles, acids, bases, and biological matrices e.g. serum, urine etc.
  • Experience with routine use of engineering controls including fume hoods and glove boxes.

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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