Scientist, Production

Posted 09 Mar 2020

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 203990


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:

At MilliporeSigma, the Scientist, Production will perform general manufacturing duties.  He/she will solve problems in existing synthetic procedures and develop synthetic routes and methodology for research/catalog products.  In addition, the Scientist, Production will provide technical support in Organic Chemistry.


Physical Attributes:

  • Occasional lifting and moving of equipment of moderate weight and/or bulk.
  • Environmental conditions: laboratory environment, exposure to variety of hazardous chemicals. Will wear all mandated personal protective equipment which might include gloves, lab coats, face shields and other PPE.  Will be working with chemicals and laboratory equipment such as flammable solvents, corrosive materials and toxic chemicals.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or other related scientific discipline and 3+ years’ synthetic organic chemistry laboratory experience or Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or other related scientific discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad knowledge within their field of expertise, such as advanced synthetic organic methods, medicinal chemistry, or biochemistry.
  • General knowledge of other fields related to production and analytical methodologies.
  • Ability to identify and solve complex problems in laboratory processes.
  • General knowledge of OSHA, EPA and DEA regulations
  • General knowledge of other scientific fields relevant to the use of products being developed.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including technical documentation.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software in laboratory environment. 


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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