Associate Production Scientist - 3rd Shift

Posted 26 Feb 2024

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 272396


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Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


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


Your Role: 

The Associate Production Scientist – 3rd Shift at MilliporeSigma is focused on manufacturing or evaluating products according to established protocols, provides technical support to others, leads safety and quality, and performs operations in support of the group and department. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Shift: 3rd Shift: Sunday – Friday, 10:00pm-6:30am, plus flexibility depending on business needs.
  • Will involve 6-12 months training necessary to learn specifics of job adequately to work independently
  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations.
  • Perform safe chemical-handling techniques
  • Ensure safety and quality throughout the process.
  • Adequately trained to perform tasks/assignments.
  • Perform routine tasks, processes and/or unit operations.
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.
  • Contribute to support functions of the department (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, perform waste disposal, design & build chemical packaging apparatus, create & maintain work instructions, troubleshoot process/equipment issues, etc.).
  • Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor.
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines (GDP).
  • Ensure all applicable documentation has been filled out completely (as required by current procedures).
  • Interact & liaise with other departments as needed, including QC, Manufacturing, Shipping, etc.
  • Participate as needed in quality & safety audits.
  • Accurately perform procedures independently.  
  • Comply with change control procedures.
  • Identify & Improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and guiding principles.
  • Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor, Scientist, or your own.
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
  • Train personnel and act as a technical consultant as needed.
  • Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates.
  • Supply, Interpret, & Improve information based on experience and knowledge.
  • Perform public speaking as needed, including monthly safety meetings.
  • Participation in Medical Emergency Response Team and/or Emergency Spill Response Team.


Physical Attributes:

  • Working with highly potent / hazardous materials and chemicals safely using proper PPE
  • Occasional lifting and pushing of up to 50 pounds.



Who You Are: 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other Life Science discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in chemistry, math, and general science
  • Independent lab research experience
  • Strong background in chemistry, experimental design, and/or lab/manufacturing safety.
  • Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment
  • Knowledge of process techniques and unit operations
  • Familiar with analytical techniques and equipment
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use various computer programs, including MS Office, inventory control software (i.e., SAP), and quality management software
  • Basic-to-intermediate mechanical skills (i.e., use of basic hand tools)
  • Strong troubleshooting, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Laboratory, chemical manufacturing, and/or analytical skills
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards


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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