Manufacturing Technician - Chemical Operator I

Posted 27 Jan 2022

Cleveland, Ohio - United States

Req Id 239795


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:

At MilliporeSigma the Manufacturing Technician - Chemical Operator I prepares and purifies chemical products using basic chemical synthesis techniques on a production scale. The chemical products comprise biochemical and diagnostic reagents, amino acid derivatives, buffer compounds, and other chemical compounds for research and chemical purposes.


Operates equipment such as reactors, solvent pumps, centrifuges, tumbler dryers, balances, and distillation units used in the production of chemical products.  Produces chemical products to purity and quality to meet specifications as established by the Quality Control Department. Performs basic analytical analysis such as pH measurements to test chemicals, solutions, or intermediates.


Properly package and submit chemical products to the Quality Control test laboratory for thorough analysis and verification of purity. Properly disposes of, destroys, or recovers chemical waste and by-products generated during chemical production. Makes efforts to minimize the quantities of chemicals requiring waste handling, especially if hazardous.


This is a great opportunity to work with a global company that offers work life balance, fabulous benefits and opportunities for career advancement.  Starting pay of $18+/hour depending on qualifications and experience.


Physical Attributes:

  • Walking/standing /kneeling/ crouching/crawling/sitting and balancing for long periods of time
  • Lifting 55lbs without assistance and occasionally lift more than 100lbs with equipment or manpower assistance


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret Manufacturing Batch Records, SOPs, and Work Instructions
  • Web browser applications and email


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