Engineer I - Product Development

Posted 04 Nov 2021

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 232614


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.



US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of fully vaccinated assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your role:

MilliporeSigma in Bedford, MA is hiring an Engineer I within the Filtration Research and Development department.  The Engineer I will assist in the design, development, and testing of novel filtration products/technologies suitable for the manufacture of therapeutic biopharmaceuticals.


In this role you will contribute to technology and product development projects to deliver advanced filtration and solid/liquid separation technologies intended for a wide range of bioprocessing applications.  You will apply solid scientific and engineering principles to (1) design and test prototype filtration products in a collaborative environment, (2) leverage personal and institutional knowledge to achieve project goals and timelines, (3) develop materials, devices, and methods that achieve cost and performance objectives and (4) summarize experimental results and conclusions to the project team through written reports and technical presentations. 


You will also be expected to contribute to the product and manufacturing process validation of these products for use in a diverse range of applications within the biotechnology industry.  


Who you are:  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, or other Applied Science or Engineering discipline.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with design of experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis methods
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team including manufacturing, quality, and procurement functions through development and validation phases to support a successful product launch
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite with an emphasis on data analysis and technical presentations
  • Willingness to develop new skills and techniques; leverage internal training opportunities as appropriate
  • Hands-on problem solver, comfortable with modern laboratory techniques and procedures 
  • Ability to comply with all necessary EHS safety regulations 
  • Willingness to seek feedback and respond appropriately to input from other R&D peer groups
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to deliver clear, concise technical presentations


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!

Our Benefits -

Curious? Apply and find more information at

If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

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.

Apply Now