Engineer I

Posted 02 Jan 2020

Wilbraham, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 201231


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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:

Reporting to the Head of Acoustic R&D, you will have primary responsibilities for driving and developing MilliporeSigma's novel platform technologies to enable automated cell and gene therapy manufacturing.  The technologies comprise patented acousto-fluidics systems for cell processing such as labeled and label-free cell selection, concentration, washing and differentiation.  As a Senior R&D Engineer, you will design, model and analyze acousto-fluidic cell processing platforms, validate new acousto-fluidic devices and participate in process development, design of experiments, data analysis, and post processing.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS degree Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, Biochemical or Bioprocess Engineering, or Physics, or similar degree.
  • Strong knowledge in one of the following fields: physical acoustics, fluid dynamics, biomedical ultrasound, emulsions, particle-laden flows or related field.
  • Additional knowledge in one of the following areas is desirable: CAD, data analysis, statistics, FEA, CFD.
  • Self-motivated with strong curiosity and driven to take on broader responsibilities around technology development.
  • Strong communication and teaming skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, Biochemical or Bioprocess Engineering, or Physics, or similar degree.
  • Be an independent thinker, innovator and contributor to the development of the acousto-fluidic platform technologies and processes.

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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