Senior Scientist

Posted 02 Oct 2019

Round Rock, Texas - United States

Req Id 198104


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:

MilliporeSigma is seeking to hire a Senior Scientist in the R&D Department at its Cerilliant Corporation site in Round Rock TX.  The Cerilliant site manufactures high quality quantitative chemical reference standards for a diverse group of industries including forensic/toxicology, clinical/toxicology, clinical chemistry, pharmaceuticals, natural health products, environmental and food.  The R&D Department is responsible for design and development projects that support growth of the business. 


In this role, you will be responsible for leading product design, method development, validation, testing, training, and tech transfer of products and projects for clinical diagnostic and forensic testing applications.   The Senior Scientist provides in depth technical leadership to solve problems, optimize processes, and develop new methods, processes, and products.   Responsibilities also include coaching and mentoring, collaboration across departments, and customer facing interactions. You will work collaboratively with the R&D, marketing and manufacturing teams on multiple aspects of product design, method development, tech-transfer and testing. You must be motivated to both learn from others, and effectively transfer knowledge and processes to others. 


All work is performed in compliance with MilliporeSigma quality and safety policies, and good housekeeping practices.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 3+ years’ clinical or bioanalytical mass spectrometry experience or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 10+ years clinical or bioanalytical mass spectrometry experience or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 5+ years clinical or bioanalytical mass spectrometry experience or PhD in Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 3+ years clinical or bioanalytical mass spectrometry experience
  • Expertise in clinical and/or bioanalytical LCMS method development  
  • Experience with CLIA and requirements for clinical and bioanalytical method development  
  • Experience with product development
  • Experience working under regulated quality system requirements such as GMPs, GLPs, ISO, CLIA and other regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated motivation, ability to learn new techniques, and to collaborate well with others
  • Experience leading and coaching teams
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage your time and to manage multiple projects. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact and collaborate with peers are critical to success in this role.  



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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