Associate Scientist - Production

Posted 01 Apr 2024

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 273415


Work Your Magic with us! Start your next chapter and join MilliporeSigma.

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

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

Your role:


At MilliporeSigma, as a Associate Scientist- Production,  at our 3300 South Second Ave/ Cherokee site,  you will manufacture products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department.

  • Evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department. 
  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations.
  • Maintain required training to perform tasks/assignments.
  • Perform routine processes and unit operations. 
  • Clean equipment and working areas during and after operations.
  • Support functions of the facility (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, and restock supplies, waste disposal).
  • Communicate the status of operations and convey concerns to the supervisor.
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines.
  • Ensure all applicable logbooks are completed as required by current procedures.
  • Interact with other departments as needed and performs procedures independently and part of a team.
  • Participate as needed in quality audits and customer interactions.
  • Improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience and principles, in compliance with change control.
  • Take action to resolve unsafe conditions.
  • Train team members and act as technical consultant.
  • Rotating schedule Monday- Friday (1st, 2nd and 3rd shift (including evenings and nights)


Physical Attributes:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • 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,  Biology, etc) 


  • Associate Degree and 2+ years industry laboratory experience 


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment
  • Process techniques and unit operations and safe chemical handling methods.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.).
  • Mechanical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of cGMP and ICH Regulatory and Quality standards.
  • Knowledge of Operational Excellence.

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!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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