Quality Scientist

Posted 01 Apr 2024

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 272250


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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, the Quality Scientist position will perform quality control activities in support of GMP products within the stability and release ADC team. Responsibilities include: 

  • Perform analytical testing and other activities to support GMP release, in process and stability testing
  • Perform data review for GMP testing
  • Ensure quality through adherence to GMP requirements
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines and communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of the supervisor
  • Participate as needed in quality audits, provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines and GDP requirements. 
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines and GDP requirements.
  • Interface with customers and cross-functional departments as needed
  • Train personnel and act as a technical consultant as needed and lead process improvement initiatives
  • Perform complex assays and processes requiring a higher level of skill and knowledge as well as identify problems and limitations of the analysis
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting utilizing technical knowledge and theory.
  • Design basic experiments, evaluate data, and draw conclusions
  • Provide logical explanations and potential solutions. Conduct training on complex analytical procedures


Physical Attributes:

  • Perform tasks while wearing personal protective equipment such as chemical protective clothing, goggles, respirator, gloves, etc.
  • Lift, push, and or pull up to 40 pounds


Who You Are: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or other life science discipline


  • High School Diploma or GED with 10+ years’ experience in analytical chemistry


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in life science discipline
  • 5+ years of GMP experience in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or similar industry
  • Instrumental experience such as HPLC, GC, LCMS, CGE, and iCE is highly desirable along with Chromeleon software experience
  • Strong technical writing and scientific reasoning
  • Experience with Trackwise, Chromeleon, LIMS and SAP


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Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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