QC Chemist II

Posted 26 Mar 2020

Norwood, Ohio - United States

Req Id 204842


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:

The Quality Control group is looking for a QC Scientist at our MilliporeSigma facility in Norwood, OH.  The position requires the analysis of our high purity solvents and solvent mixtures, as well as laboratory support functions.  The candidate should have a strong analytical background in state-of-the-art techniques like GC-MS, HPLC-MS, IC, ICP-MS and Karl Fischer Titration.  A strong quality and safety mindset are expected. 

This position will interact with different functions at the site to improve product quality and to provide support for continuous improvement projects.  This position will support Production in process testing.  The individual shares responsibility for lab equipment maintenance, housekeeping and other lab support functions while ensuring compliance with all established quality requirements, standards and maintains the lab in an audit ready state. 


Working in a QC laboratory, you will be:

  • Conducting conformance testing for designated raw materials, work-in-process products and finished goods.
  • Qualifying new raw material suppliers by performing material evaluations for conformity
  • Developing methods for standard QC instruments such as HPLC, UPLC, GC, MS and FTIR.
  • Performing calibration verification of critical lab equipment.
  • Performing equipment qualifications
  • Trouble shooting out of trend results and other issues that might arise.
  • Assisting in making and recording pass/fail decisions on materials. 
  • Documenting results in SAP and LabVantage LIMS software
  • Leading and or participating in Root Cause Analysis
  • Project lead for equipment improvements and services
  • Maintaining appropriate records for lab and maintenance work.
  • Following established procedures for QC lab operation. 
  • Update procedures when necessary to ensure compliance
  • Providing technical support to other QC scientists and to other departments such as Production as needed.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or other related Science discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience in an analytical or chemistry laboratory setting  


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ industrial laboratory experience preferred
  • Experience in SAP and LabVantage highly preferred
  • 4+ Years of Experience with GC-MS, HPLC-MS, IC, ICP-MS and Karl Fischer Titration. 
  • A strong quality and safety mindset are expected.
  • Knowledge of ISO-9001 guidance
  • Experience performing Out of Specification investigations
  • Ability to work independently and as a team



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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