BioDevelopment Lab Technician

Posted 07 Aug 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 195532


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 Biodevelopment Technician for our End-to-End Solutions team, you will perform a wide variety of research and/or development laboratory tasks and/or experiments, maintain laboratory equipment and inventory for laboratory supplies. Additional responsibilities include media/buffer preparation, adherence to good documentation practices (GDP) for a contract development manufacturing organization (CDMO) and instrumentation calibration. 


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Life science or Biotechnology with 0- 2 years in the biopharmaceutical industry or Associates degree in Biotechnology with > 2 years biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Solid and proven experience with good documentation practices, following protocols and batch records.
  • Demonstrated experience with preparing buffers, working with industrial cell culture processes and processing methods in a dynamic lab environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of cell culture and processing techniques. Associates degree in biology, biotechnology or equivalent is preferred.
  • Good communication skills: among group members, with group managers, and project coordinators. Excellent teamwork skills are required.
  • High level of personal responsibility: The technician must have a high level of responsibility for each project from start to finish with follow through with the lead scientist as required.
  • Must take initiative: must be proactive at looking for, finding, reporting, recording and correcting a problem. Must take the initiative to set-up and work to a schedule and be flexible to accommodate occasional weekend / holiday work.
  • Excellent and accurate documentation skills to support completion of process protocols, batch records and experimental reports.
  • Good organizational skills.

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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