Process Development Scientist

Posted 06 Apr 2020

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 204655



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:


Continuing rapid growth in Continuous Flow Manufacturing (CFM) at MilliporeSigma has created an opportunity for a great candidate to apply their skills to conduct process development in this area. The Process Development Scientist is located in Milwaukee, WI and will focus on process optimization and scale-up of Continuous Flow reactions in a manner that allows safe, practical, and economical scale-up of such reactions in Production scale equipment in Milwaukee and Sheboygan. Other responsibilities will include close interaction with Scientists and Engineers to ensure that a healthy pace of technology advancement for the CFM area is maintained.


Physical Attributes:


  • May wear personal protective equipment such as a respirator or chemical protective clothing for extended periods of time
  • May lift up to 50 pounds unassisted


Who you are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related Life Science
  • 1+ year of chemistry experience in an industrial setting or independent lab research



Preferred Qualifications:      


  • Experience with Continuous Flow Processing and/or high degree of mechanical aptitude
  • High degree of knowledge in chemistry, math, and general science
  • Familiarity with laboratory instruments and production equipment
  • Experience with process techniques and unit operations
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards. 
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and equipment
  • Safe chemical handling methods.
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Computer, mechanical, and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Great interpersonal skills and organization




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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