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.
The Sr. Associate Production Scientist position, located in St. Louis, MO, supports our Nucleotide, Coenzyme, Sugar, Bio-Organic, and Affinity Resin product lines. A Sr. Associate Production Scientist is responsible for ensuring successful manufacturing of products according to established protocols, providing technical support to others and performing operations in support of the production group and department. In this role you will be interacting cross-functionally with Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Packaging, Materials Management, Engineering, and Maintenance.
Who You Are:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related Life Science with 2+ years of experience working in the Life Science field in a laboratory environment
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 5+ years of working in the Life Science field in a laboratory environment
- Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related Life Science
- Able to follow established procedures and perform daily operations in a safe and orderly manner
- Intermediate knowledge in Chemistry (Organic and Analytical) and Biochemistry.
- Familiarity with analytical instrumentation (HPLC, GC, Optical Rotation, Karl Fischer, TLC)
- Familiarity with isolation and purification methods (e.g. crystallization, lyophilization, chromatography, reverse osmosis, extraction)
- Experience with Nucleotide, Sugar or Coenzyme a plus
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office based programs for Manufacturing/Operating procedure writing, technical report generation, product tracking and trending data analysis
- Drive and initiative to grow into a strong leader within Manufacturing Operations.
- Ability to identify potential safety and quality risks within our manufacturing operations and drive improvements to completion
- Advanced oral and written communication skills
- Demonstration of conflict resolution and strong multi-tasking ability
- Self-starter and independent
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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