Scientist, Production Associate

Posted 17 Jun 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 192977


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 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role: 

The Associate Production Manufacturing Scientist position, located in St. Louis, MO, USA, supports our Bio-Organic and Affinity Resin product line. An Associate Production Scientist is responsible to ensure successful manufacturing of products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the production group and department. In this role you will be interacting cross-functionally with Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Packaging, Materials Management, Engineering and Maintenance.  

Who You Are:  

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or BA degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or HS/equivalent with 5+ year’s experience
  • Able to follow established procedures and perform daily operations in a safe and orderly manner

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong communication skills
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills. 
  • Intermediate knowledge in Chemistry (Organic and Analytical) Biochemistry 
  • Familiarity with analytical instrumentation (HPLC, GC, Optical Rotation, Karl Fischer, TLC)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office based programs for Manufacturing/Operating procedure writing, technical report generation, product tracking and trending data analysis. 
  • Ability to identify potential safety and quality risk within our manufacturing operations.
  • Drive and initiative to grow into a strong leader within Manufacturing Operations.
  • Work experience of any kind. (conflict resolution, multi-tasking ability, work while taking courses in high school or college)
  • Good at multi-tasking and conflict resolution. 
  • Self-started and independent.



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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