Quality Control Scientist

Posted 14 Jun 2023

Kankakee, Illinois - United States

Req Id 262059


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

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

Your Role:


At MilliporeSigma, the Quality Control Scientist is responsible for performing multi-discipline analytical test methods for a variety of product lines to help achieve overall business objectives. This role is also responsible for maintaining the Product Stability, Product Retention, and Reverse Osmosis Water Quality Programs in accordance with the current regulatory guidelines. Additionally, this role supports Special Projects and Process Engineering analytical requirements to maintain existing, and future, business development.


  • Understands and works within a broad range of guidelines, standard operating. procedures and/ or technical methods that involve a variety of routine work procedures with a moderate degree of supervision.
  • Performs analytical testing on raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods adhering to GLPs, GMPs, and EHS requirements.
  • Performs laboratory activities in a timely manner to meet manufacturing and product delivery deadlines.
  • Interprets analytical data relative to specifications, process controls, and other analytical references.
  • Performs investigations on aberrant data and initiate out of specification reports.
  • Maintains and control quality records in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Conducts laboratory support functions. Maintains supply levels to ensure availability.
  • Performs simple laboratory instrument upkeep including the cleaning, calibration, and the preventive maintenance of the instrument.
  • Performs high-level instrument troubleshooting activities.
  • Assists with Deviations, Change Controls, Risk Assessments, and CAPAs.
  • Participates in audit readiness.
  • May work a 12-hour shift cycle every 2 weeks on either a day or night shift assignment.


Who you are:


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or another related life science discipline, OR
  • Associate degree AND 2+ years’ work experience in biology, chemistry, or another related life science discipline


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry, analytical microbiology, analytical biology, environmental monitoring, and plant hygiene processes and procedures.
  • 1+ years of experience working in a cGMP Quality Control Laboratory
  • 1 + years of experience working with laboratory equipment such as (HPLC, GC, UV/Vis, TOC, AA, and KF)

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 and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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