Scientist 1 - Molecular

Posted 21 Jun 2022

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 250899

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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.

 

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your Role:

Perform analysis of testing performed for a specific lab within Biologics.  

 

The Scientist will perform/ oversee a wide variety of safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The Scientist will provide technical support to Molecular Operations lab within Biologics.  The Scientist is responsible for making observations and ensuring all documentation is in compliance with procedures and regulations. 

 

  • Provides day to day technical support to the laboratory
  • Performs analysis and interpretation of data in timely fashion
  • Maintains high level knowledge of lab procedures and assays and is regarded as a subject matter expert (SME)
  • May serve as study director and ensures timely initiation and completion of all studies
  • Prepares/ reviews protocols and final reports
  • Ensures testing is performed in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP) for custom/non-routine and new services
  • Responsible for resolving deviations/ completing event investigations
  • Liaise with Quality Assurance and appropriate cross-functional departmental areas to close the events and corrective actions identified during GxP laboratory testing
  • Responsible for creating revising SOPs, laboratory records and other related documentation
  • Provide technical advice and support for internal and external interactions such as client and regulatory audits/inspections, meetings, teleconferences
  • Contributes ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, protocols, processes and equipment
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within Biologics; act as champion on initiatives and/or projects to drive improvement in quality and / or client service
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Who You Are: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a scientific field (i.e., Biology, Molecular Biology, etc.) with 1 + years of working experience in laboratory setting -OR-
  • Master’s degree in a scientific field (i.e., Biology, Molecular Biology, etc.) with 2+ years of working experience in a laboratory setting -OR-
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (i.e., Biology, Molecular Biology, etc.) with 5+ years of working experience in a laboratory setting – OR –
  • 10+ years of working experience in a laboratory setting

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant working knowledge and laboratory experience in the area of executing and overseeing technical projects and/or related studies in Molecular Biology, specifically utilizing QPCR, ddPCR and Sanger sequencing
  • Previous experience working in GMP/GLP environment
  • Highly technically competent and is considered a scientific leader in a particular scientific area
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that have been demonstrated through presentations/seminars, oversight of projects, implementation of new services, etc.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly collaborative as well as independent
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative
  • Intermediate skills in applicable computer programs

 

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 https://jobs.vibrantm.com

 

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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