GCMS Scientist

Posted 03 May 2019

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 191555


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

MilliporeSigma, a leader in providing products and services to the bioprocess industry, is searching for a GCMS scientist for our Analytical Technologies team.  The position is based in Bedford, MA and is part of the BioProcessing Research and Development (R&D) group.   The Analytical Technologies group focuses on the development, optimization and performance of analytical methodology supporting research and development of new products for MilliporeSigma’s filtration and single-use business.   The candidate’s focus will be to develop, validate and perform GCMS methods in support of extractable studies used for the determination of chemicals that can be released or migrate from single-use disposable and filtration devices.  The candidate will lead projects to establish methods for trace analysis to identify and quantify extractable and leachable species, as well as develop and validate methods for use in routine extractable testing.


Who You Are:

A scientist to perform analytical testing in support of ongoing research and development projects, troubleshooting manufacturing issues, and responding to customer complaints.  This professional will participate on multi-disciplinary product development teams, will complete technical reports and external publication (as appropriate).   The candidate will be expected to work in the lab 75% of the time.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemistry or a related field with 3+ years of experience in GCMS Analysis, or a master’s degree in Chemistry or related field with 1+ years’ experience in GCMS Analysis
  • 3+ years of laboratory skills and a fundamental understanding of analytical, organic, and polymer chemistry as they relate to extractables. 
  • 3+ years developing and validating chromatographic methods utilizing HPLC, GC/MS, and IC and experience in the field of extractables are essential. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • This position requires ability to participate in multidisciplinary teams. 



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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