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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.
At MilliporeSigma the Associate Scientist will evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others, and perform operations in support of the group and department.
- Safely perform operations, ensuring quality expectations are met throughout the process.
- Perform routine assays, processes and/or unit operations.
- Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.
- Contribute to support functions of the lab (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal).
- Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor.
- Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines.
- Ensure all applicable logbooks have been filled out completely as required by current procedures.
- Interact with other departments as needed.
- Participate as needed in quality audits.
- In compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.
- Identify opportunities for process improvement and participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Scientist.
- Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
- Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates.
- Supply information based on experience and knowledge.
May occasionally wear personal protective equipment such as a respirator or chemical protective clothing for extended periods.
Lift and push up to 80 pounds.
Who You Are:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related Life Science, OR High School Diploma or GED Equivalent with 3+ years of working in the Life Science field in a laboratory environment
- One year of independent lab experience
- Basic knowledge of enzyme kinetics theory and test methods
- Ability to manage Process Improvement projects
- Knowledge in Biochemistry, Math, Chemistry and General Science
- Familiarity with laboratory instruments and production equipment
- Familiarity with using Excel to perform scientific calculations
- Ability to accurately perform procedures independently
- Knowledge of safe chemical handling methods
- Strong communication skills both oral and written
- Knowledge of ISO Quality Standards
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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