Scientist - Process Development

Posted 03 Jan 2023

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 259864


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Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma in Sheboygan Falls, WI we are seeking a Scientist to create, evaluate and execute synthetic lab-scale experimental plans in support of large-scale manufacturing of competitive products. This individual will work closely with engineering colleagues to make critical decisions affecting the implementation and success of organic/inorganic chemical synthesis and purification. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of safe chemical handling, chemical analysis (GC, HPLC, NMR, etc.) and interpretation, and effective communication are key candidate attributes in addition to chemical synthesis and purification.

Duties include:

  • Develop, improve, or optimize processes to support ongoing research and custom chemical manufacturing
  • Design and execute experiments with the goal to improve/optimize reaction conditions, raw materials costs and isolated yields
  • Transfer the developed process technology to qualification and/or production via departmentally supported procedures
  • Maintain databases, document work and results accurately and generate technical reports
  • Contribute as individual contributor and work as a team to achieve goals, including meeting deadlines and productivity markers
  • Execute appropriate on-line and literature searches in support of assigned work and/or troubleshooting
  • Interpret spectral and other analytical data for structural elucidation and support of interpretation of process outcome
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting in support of departmental or plant operations
  • Present scientific rationales for unexpected experimental outcomes including out-of-specification products
  • Participate in the quoting process and maintain an effective communication with customer
  • Participate in the development of in-process and/or final product testing in support of the analytical development team
  • Assist analytical development team in establishing specifications for intermediates and final products.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other Scientific discipline with 2+ years’ experience in an industrial process development environment 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other Scientific discipline with 5+ years’ experience in an industrial process development environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other Scientific discipline
  • Knowledge of chemical synthesis, safe chemical handling, and purification techniques (crystallization, distillation, chromatography)
  • Basic chemical analysis (GC, mp, HPLC, IR, UV, NMR)
  • Knowledge of spectra interpretation and mathematics
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Technical writing skills (experimental procedures, reports, etc.)
  • Computer literacy (SAP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, etc.)
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills



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