Senior Scientist

Posted 26 Jul 2019

Round Rock, Texas - United States

Req Id 195232


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 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 is seeking to hire a Senior Scientist in the Workflow Development R&D Department at its Cerilliant Corporation site in Round Rock TX.  The Cerilliant site manufactures high quality quantitative chemical reference standards for a diverse group of industries including forensic/toxicology, clinical/toxicology, clinical chemistry, pharmaceuticals, natural health products, environmental and food.  The Workflow Team is responsible for design and development of workflows, products and applications to support growth of MilliporeSigma’s Analytical business. 

In this role, you will be responsible for analytical workflow, application, and product design and development.  You will work collaboratively with the R&D, marketing, commercial teams and customers on multiple aspects of design, method development, and testing.  You must be motivated to both learn from others, and effectively transfer knowledge and processes to others. 


All work is performed in compliance with MilliporeSigma quality and safety policies, and good housekeeping practices.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 3+ years analytical testing and mass spectrometry experience or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 10+ years’ experience in food testing and LC-mass spectrometry or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 8+ years food testing and LC-mass spectrometry experience or PhD in Biochemistry or other related Science discipline with 7+ years food testing and LC-mass spectrometry experience
  • Expertise in method development for food testing applications 
  • Experience with method validation and technology transfer
  • Demonstrated motivation, ability to learn new techniques, and to collaborate well with others
  • Experience working under regulated quality system requirements such as GMPs, GLPs, ISO, CLIA and other regulatory requirements
  • Experience with product development
  • Experience with leading and coaching teams
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage your time and to manage multiple projects. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact and collaborate with peers are critical to success in this role.  


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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