Associate Manufacturing Scientist - 1st Shift

Posted 11 Mar 2024

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 272939


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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 the Associate Production Scientist – 1st shift at the Cherokee site (3300 S. Second Ave),  is focused on manufacturing, packaging and evaluating products according to established protocols, providing technical support to others and performing operations in support of the group and department. 


  • Shift:  5:30am – 2:00pm, Monday- Friday
  • Ensure adequate training is completed to perform tasks/assignments.
  • Ensure equipment and working areas are clean during and after operations.
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.
  • Contribute to support functions of manufacturing and packaging (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal).
  • Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor.
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines.
  • Ensure all applicable log-books have been filled out completely as required by current procedures.
  • Interface across departments and collaborate with external customers.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting utilizing technical knowledge and theory.
  • Design complex experiments, evaluate data, and draw conclusions.
  • Write and modify procedures consistent with quality guidelines and review other procedures as requested.
  • Participate in quality audits and prepare responses as needed.
  • Perform process/method development on existing and custom products.
  • Prepare written procedures for products and assays without a protocol.
  • Improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles in compliance with change control procedures.
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
  • Develop efficient processes/procedures for existing and new product introduction, assays, technologies, instrumentation, and software.
  • Provide accurate, concise, complete, and clear documentation to facilitate implementation of the new assays or instruments.
  • Develop robust, accurate methods with minimal experimentation while evaluating the risks and cost-effectiveness to the supply chain.
  • Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates.
  • Provide technical support and training to personnel as well as cross-functional teams.


Physical Attributes:

  • Lift, push pull, or move up to 80lbs.
  • Use hands and feet to operate equipment.
  • Walk, reach above shoulders, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, crawl, and/or stand and perform repetitive movements for extended periods of time.
  • Wear appropriate PPE such as air helmets, masks, safety shoes, rubber apron, protective gloves, safety glasses and goggles, and or Tyvek suit.
  • Exposure to non-weather-related conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts with high noise level.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline (e.g.,  Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering , etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in a laboratory or cGMP environment  


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6+ years of experience in a laboratory or cGMP environment 


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge in chemistry or biochemistry, math and general science.
  • Laboratory and analytical skills.
  • Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment.
  • Process techniques and unit operations.
  • Analytical techniques and equipment.
  • Safe chemical handling methods.
  • Good communication, troubleshooting, interpersonal, organizational, computer and mechanically skills
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards.







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