Associate Scientist

Posted 21 Oct 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 198583


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:

At MilliporeSigma, the Associate Scientist for IPS is responsible for the timely and correct manufacture of immunoassay kit reagents to support Multiplex, ELISA, RIA and SMC immunoassay kits manufactured in the Immunoassay Platform Solutions production group, to include bead conjugations, buffer exchanges, biotinylations, single and multiplex detection and standard cocktails, buffers, serum matrices, ELISA plate coating as well as any new product developments.


He/she will produce/manufacture Multiplex, ELISA, RIA kit reagents (involves calculations, measurements, basic immunological techniques); will work with the Antibody Group on the manipulations of antibodies and antibody conjugates, detection antibody manufacturing and conjugation of antibodies to beads, ELISA Plate Coating; and with the Formulations Group on buffer production, SMC production, standard and quality control production and serum matrix production.


Additional responsibilities will include ensuring the lot to lot consistency of each item produced as well as the timely completion of work by working with the team and independently.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Biology, or other related Science discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform statistical analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ability to support Operational Excellence --Lean Six Sigma familiarity and ability to identify process improvements
  • Ability to promote and comply with all Quality System requirements
  • Ability to promote and comply with all Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
  • Results-oriented, efficient, and ability to take initiative
  • Attention to detail, consistency and reliability
  • Ability to be innovative, engaged, and customer-focused
  • Ability to be flexible, and work with cross-function teams and work well with others
  • Identify process improvements
  • Dynamic workflow management


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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