Team Lead, Packaging

Posted 22 Jul 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 194831


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:


As a Team Lead in packaging, you will lead and coordinate packaging technicians in all aspects of filling, capping, torqueing, and labeling of products done in an ISO 13485 environment. 


Oversee packaging operations ranging from large scale bulk pumping and transfer to small scale bench top filling with a pipette.  Many of your products will require filtration and aseptic handling techniques. Play a key role in the training and development of packaging staff. Ensure documentation is accurate and timely.  Perform SAP transactions as needed to keep orders moving. Utilize your expertise in manual and automated packaging to help troubleshoot equipment and processes. Lead and champion automation and operational excellence projects to enhance the safety, quality, and productivity of the packaging operation.



Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 3+ years of Chemical packaging or scientific/laboratory experience required
  • 1+ year experience in ISO 13485 and/or ISO 9001 environment.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot automated and semi-automated filling, capping, and labeling equipment
  • Good time management/organizational skills
  • Deep understanding of ISO and GMP requirements
  • Strong computer skills including SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to train others and work in a team setting
  • Mechanical skills with ability to use pumps, electronic balances, and material handling equipment
  • Experience leading lean manufacturing or operational excellence projects desired
  • Advanced math skills including metrics and conversions

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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