Quality Assurance Specialist

Posted 23 Apr 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 205664


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:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Millipore Sigma team as Quality Assurance Specialist. Ensuring that Millipore Sigma quality systems are maintained at the levels expected by our customers and regulatory agencies is of utmost importance. You will ensure that all aspects of product assignment and release meet analytical, packaging and labeling specifications in accordance with established quality systems and change control. You will review master data for assignments/releases and independently perform batch usage decision on all raw materials and finished goods, manufactured and purchased, based on established product specifications.

You will support the maintenance of quality systems, change control, documentation and resolve customer request and complaints. Teammates are expected to identify opportunities and participate in process improvement initiatives by using routine troubleshooting skills to identify problems, limitations and potential solutions.


You will be expected to perform batch usage decision on product lines that may require advanced technical knowledge and independent troubleshooting as well as collaborate with product management/method development team to design product specifications. Teammates will lead investigations and resolve complaints, which may require direct interaction with customers.

An advanced technical knowledge is needed to evaluate and implement procedures supporting worldwide initiatives and assist in the product transfer process by providing technical input throughout the design and development of new/existing products governed by ISO/GMP based Quality Management Systems.


Who you are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Life Sciences related field with 5+ Years of Experience or Masters of Science with 3+ years of experience including independent lab research or industrial experience 
  • 2+ years experience in QC/QA, or other functional area   


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Quality Management Systems is preferred
  • Familiarity with laboratory instruments, processes, and safe chemical handling
  • Effective communication skills (oral/written) and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with MS Word/Excel/Power point/Access
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting skills




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!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

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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