R&D Scientist

Posted 12 Jul 2019

Laramie, Wyoming - United States

Req Id 194490


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 Quality Control Research and Development lab is a laboratory environment requiring the ability to carry out laboratory operating procedures in a safe manner. This position requires the effective chemical analysis by chromatography including HPLC, IC, and GC instrumentation with various detectors including UV-Vis, ELSD, RI, FID, and MS. Additional analysis techniques may include titrations. A working knowledge of other techniques including Karl Fisher, FTIR, ICP, melting point, and other gravimetric techniques is required. This position includes assisting with advanced chemical analysis techniques and requires working with computer software and instrument hardware. Assignments may be communicated orally or in writing and must be completed in a timely manner.


The scientist will be required to record, review, and report data in a format suitable for a certificate of analysis (COA).  Processing applications include Microsoft Office. This position requires reading, interpreting, and complying with company policies and procedures. As needed, the scientist may be expected to assist with production and quality assurance tasks and perform other duties as assigned. Laboratory work space must be maintained clean and orderly. This is a position that requires frequent communication with others in a laboratory environment, and effective working relationships must be established and maintained.




Who You Are:

Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science in chemistry with 3+ years of related experience

Preferred Qualification

  • Master’s degree in chemistry
  • PhD in Chemistry with a focus on analytical chemistry desired.
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory practices, methods, and techniques to perform a variety of assignments. Experience with Mass Spectrometry desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience performing quantitative analytical chemistry techniques using HPLC, HPLC-MS, GC, GC-MS, Karl Fischer, Melting Point, IR and Uv-Vis
  • Reading and writing English communication skills
  • Hearing and Vision within normal limits
  • Laboratory setting Personal Protective Equipment 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 their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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