Production Scientist

Posted 19 Nov 2019

Madison, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 200226


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 primary purpose of this position involves the safe and efficient manufacturing of API’s according to cGMP requirements.  The production scientist will be responsible for manufacturing APIs and intermediates in the kilo labs and pilot plants. He/she will provide support to the managers, supervisors, and other team members in a multi-shift manufacturing environment. The individual will author, utilize, and train employees on a wide variety of written procedures, including batch record and OP’s without assistance. The employee will receive limited instruction on routing work. They will also perform specific safety, manufacturing, and other related training sessions for production and PD staff members. They must demonstrate proper lab safety practices, and work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, and other regulatory agency guidelines.


The candidate must assist with problems of vast scope in which analysis of a situation or data requires an in depth evaluation of multiple systems/processes. The candidate must also exercise judgement within generally defined practices and procedures in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. The candidate must work well in a team environment and be an effective leader of a manufacturing project team (PD through production). The candidate must show effective leadership in the investigation and implementation of corrective and preventative actions as well as management of change with limited guidance.


The candidate will adhere to SAFC ethical and behavioral standards as outlined in the employee handbook and become a role model for other employees through superb work habits and excellent occupational behavior.


1st shift - 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM Mon-Fri

 2nd shift - 1:00 PM to 11:30 PM Mon-Thurs

 3rd shift - 10:00 PM to 7:30 AM Mon-Thurs
4th shift - 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM Fri-Sun 

 5th shift - 6:30 PM to 7:00 AM Fri-Sun 

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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