Sr. Associate Specialist

Posted 14 Jun 2022

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 250605



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.


We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for those that qualify! 


Your Role:

As a member of the Quality Assurance Operations team, you will be responsible for the critical quality review of records associated with raw materials, ensuring compliance with established company procedures and policies as well as cGMP and all related regulatory agencies. You will need to embody the company vision and values. Additional responsibilities of this role may include:

  • Performing product inspections, line clearances, facility inspections, and general product observation
  • Performing Quality review of executed production records and material lot files
  • Identify quality events and assist with associated investigations
  • Create, revise, review, and approve controlled documentation
  • Log and monitor data and assist with uploading documentation into shared drives
  • Support the client audits and regulatory inspections
  • Performs other Quality Assurance related duties and projects as assigned


Physical Attributes: 

  • Constantly sitting and reaching to use computers and other office equipment
  • Constantly viewing objects at close and distant ranges
  • Frequent communication with others


The employee frequently works in a professional office environment with computer equipment and at times within a manufacturing and laboratory environment with machinery, tools, and moderate amounts of noise and activity. Employees may occasionally be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemicals, vibration and biohazardous materials. The work environment is fast-paced and demanding. This position has the utmost responsibility for compliance with the rules and regulations regarding a safe and healthy work environment relative to their actions and conduct off-shift, weekend, and overtime duties may be needed as assigned by the manager of the employee.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a scientific discipline in Biology or Chemistry
  • 5+ years of experience in a cGMP environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Organized and detailed oriented with strong and effective written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of governmental regulatory guidelines, directives, and regulations relating to the manufacture of biologics and pharmaceuticals
  • Contract Manufactured Organization (CMO) experience
  • Cleanroom experience
  • Ability to work successfully, strategically, and tactically in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment with potential for rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to obtain direction and commitment to ensure that projects are completed by deadlines and streamlining processes to maximize productivity
  • Ability to work independently within prescribed guidelines and effectively collaborate as part of a team



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at
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If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


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As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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