Associate Scientist

Posted 13 Nov 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 199598


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 Scientist will evaluate products according to established protocols and contribute to the support functions to maintain group and department operations.  Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations. Practice sound safety and quality behaviors throughout all processes.  Assure you are adequately trained prior to performing tasks/assignments.  Notify supervisor to resolve any unsafe condition.  Maintain a lean process focus during all operations.  Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines. 


The Associate Scientist will perform testing of established processes, procedures.  Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.  Contribute to support functions of the lab (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal).  Participate in pre-audit activities and on department teams.  In compliance with change control procedures, identify improvement ideas. Identify opportunities for process improvement.  Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Scientist.  Notify Supervisor of any deviations to established process, procedure


Physical Attributes:


To perform the duties of the job you may occasionally lift and push up to 80 lbs. This will be in a chemical environment so the employee may occasionally wear Personal Protective Equipment. This position may occasionally be shift work as well.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Art degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related Life Science discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a lab setting or chemical processing environment
  • Familiarity with analytical techniques and instrumentation
  • Familiarity with safe chemical handling practices
  • Good computer skills utilizing Word and Excel
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Sound oral and written communication 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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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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