Validation Specialist

Posted 04 May 2020

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 205919


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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 Validation Specialist is primarily responsible for all aspects of performing microbial retention validation studies on a variety of liquid pharmaceutical drug products and/or chemical components with microorganisms. Additionally, this role encompasses the mastery of all responsibilities within the scope of the Preliminary Studies supporting retention testing as a prerequisite. The Validation Specialist will also keep an open channel of communication for reporting abnormal findings to laboratory management and will serve as a key investigator into testing-related non-conformances.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/equivalent with 3+ years’ experience working in a microbiology laboratory or Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biology or other related Scientific discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and 2+ years of experience working in a microbiology laboratory (preferably pharmaceutical QC microbiology)
  • Experience in aseptic technique and mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of GLP/GMP regulations
  • Ability to manage the workload and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, detail oriented, and flexible
  • Superior communication and collaboration skills in a fast-paced lab
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs


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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