Validation Engineer III

Posted 18 Nov 2021

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 232184



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.



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Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Validation Engineer III participates in product development including implementation of an efficient and thorough validation strategy, development of new test equipment and test methods, which ensures robust product specifications based on product design and intended applications.  


  • Author validation protocol, test execution, and reports. 
  • Participate in the development of product design specifications and risk assessments.
  • Coordinate testing for shelf-life studies.
  • Plan, document, and execute test method validations. 
  • Collaborate with Operations, Product Management, and Field Marketing to aid in product/process change requests, raw material qualifications, and customer application inquiries.
  • Work cross-functionally with Facilities, Engineering Services, Finance, EHS and Quality teams.
  • Travel Domestically up to 10%



Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or related discipline AND 7+ years’ experience in process development / validation


 OR Master’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or other related discipline AND 5+ years’ experience in process development / validation


  • 5+ years of experience with FMEA/risk analysis, product failure, and root cause analysis 
  • 5+ years of experience with process, product/system validations
  • 5+ years of experience authoring formal protocols and reports utilizing Good Documentation Practices


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 3+ years of experience in the development and execution of the test method validations
  • Experience leading/ supervising a team
  • Experience with product development process and working on cross functional teams
  • Experience using statistical tools such as, capability analysis, Gage R&R’s, data in Minitab
  • Experience with equipment development, URS, GAMP, software validation, PLC and controls, plastics processing
  • Working knowledge of quality principles including ISO, Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of applicable FDA Regulations, USP requirements, regulatory requirements (CB Scheme/ UL testing) for systems used in biopharmaceutical processes.
  • Proficient in equipment calibration, trouble shooting and repairs
  • Experience with Millipore Sigma filtration, and Mobius products preferred
  • Experience with change control methodology
  • Working knowledge of EHS guidelines and ergonomics principles
  • ASQ – CQE Certification






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