Scientist- Associate Production - NIGHT SHIFT

Posted 30 Oct 2023

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 269083


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

Your Role


At MilliporeSigma, as an Scientist /Associate Production GMP  – Night Shift, at our location 3300 South Second/ Cherokee site, you are responsible for the manufacturing of active biopharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) Chemicals and bulk pharmaceuticals regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  The Associate Scientist is responsible for following manufacturing protocols, consistent with and established according to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and ensuring the accuracy of documentation.


  • Perform production operations and responsibilities, potentially in the presence of the Customer, and communicate production status to Manufacturing Supervision.
  • Provide technical leadership during the manufacturing process.
  • Acquire equipment and ensure cleaning protocols are performed and logged.
  • Ensure production areas, chemicals, and equipment are staged and ready for production operations.
  • Perform necessary analytical tests and evaluate results during the production operation. 
  • Advise chemical processors for critical, in-process decisions based on analytical results.
  • Write and revise Master Manufacturing Formulas.
  • Prepare and review Operating Procedures to ensure compliance with FDA and cGMP guidelines.



  • Production Shift work includes:  12-hour shifts, night schedules with competitive shift differential, and/or rotating shifts working during various days of the week.
  • 12-hour night shift 6pm-6:30am with Two-Week Rotation
  • Week 1 (Monday/Tuesday/Friday/Saturday)  and Week 2 (Sunday/Wednesday/Thursday)


Physical Attributes

  • Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds while wearing personal protective equipment, including respirators, for an extended time.
  • Ability to perform tasks while wearing personal protective equipment such as respirator or chemical protective clothing for extended periods.



Who you are:


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline (e.g., Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, etc.)


  • Associate Degree with 2+ years GMP production experience


                       Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year GMP experience.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Logical approach to problem solving.
  • Experience with customer interaction.
  • Knowledge of Process Improvement methodology (e.g., PDSA, Lean Manufacturing, and/or Six Sigma).

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!
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