Associate Production Scientist

Posted 03 Dec 2019

Madison, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 200517


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 Production Scientist role at MilliporeSigma will primarily involve the safe and efficient manufacturing of API’s according to cGMP requirements within a Kilo Lab and Pilot Plant manufacturing setting.  The employee must demonstrate proper lab safety practices, and work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, and other regulatory agency guidelines.  Other attributes include working well in a team environment and being an effective member of a project team (Process Development through Production).  The candidate must be able to effectively operate production equipment and maintain the safety and cleanliness of production areas and all related equipment during each shift. Additionally, the role will provide support to the managers and other team members under a multi-shift manufacturing environment and will author and utilize a wide variety of written procedures.


The candidate will perform duties consummate with that of a primary or secondary operator and must be able to maintain accurate and concise cGMP records.  He/she will be responsible for keeping inventory up to date during each shift.  The employee is required to adhere to MilliporeSigma 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.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or equivalent, but may substitute education for qualified field experience.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail, self-motivation, strong work ethic, computer skills, multitasking


We have a variety of openings on all shifts. They are as follows:

First Shift - M-F, 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Second Shift - M-R, 1:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Third Shift - M-R, 10:00 PM - 7:30 AM

Fourth Shift - F-Sun, 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Fifth Shift - F-Sun, 6:30 PM - 7:00 AM



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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