Senior Scientist / Group Lead

Posted 26 Jan 2024

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 271464


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Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Process and Analytical Senior Scientist/ Group Lead will lead a team of analytical and process development scientists to develop and optimize bio-conjugation processes suitable for technology transfer to GMP manufacturing in a CDMO environment.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in process and analytical development, capable of troubleshooting, providing efficient and innovative solutions and supporting transfer to GMP manufacturing
  • Effectively communicate with customers, document experimental results, communicate results to all stakeholders, author development documentation, contribute information for customer proposals
  • Serve as a project lead and ensure project deliverables are on quality and on time, develop multiple technical approaches as needed to solve problems and mitigate risk, ensure methods and processes are in place for efficient GMP start
  • Independently lead project teams, influence work in other team members, lead process improvement initiatives, scouts for new technologies and emerging trends, proactively consider the impact of quality, regulatory, manufacturing, and safety requirements when planning project activities
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of direct reports including coaching/mentoring, career development and performance reviews


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Biochemistry or other life science discipline with 6+ years of lab experience


  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Biochemistry or other life science discipline with 2+ years of lab experience


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Engineering, Biochemistry or other life science discipline with 1+ years of lab experience
  • 2+ years managing/supervising direct reports


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scientist with a background in both analytical and process development of biomolecules
  • Knowledgeable about GMP and regulatory requirements
  • Experience working with or leading matrix teams

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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