Principal Production Scientist

Posted 03 Apr 2020

Miamisburg, Ohio - United States

Req Id 205096


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 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:

Manufacture and evaluate products according to established protocols, research and develop new and existing products in the department, provide technical support and guidance to others, and perform operations in support of the group and department.

  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations
  • Ensure quality throughout the process
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines
  • Participate as needed in quality audits
  • In compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Design, demonstrate, develop and transfer new technology
  • May lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
  • May occasionally wear appropriate protective gear such as hard hats, chemical-resistant suits, safety shoes, and other related personal protection equipment to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles


Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, 5+ years synthesis experience
  • M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, 7+ years synthesis experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of laboratory experience
  • 5+ years experience in industry with a Ph.D.
  • 7+ years experience in industry with a M.S.
  • Safe chemical handling methods
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Computer skills
  • Mechanical skills
  • Scientific troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards

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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