Principal Production Scientist

Posted 05 May 2022

Verona, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 247155



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 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.

Your Role: 


We are seeking a talented and motivated Principal Production Scientist to oversee specific projects depending on complexity. Responsibilities include optimization of specific unit operations (with updated manufacturing procedures and/or work instructions), providing targeted training, investigation support, implementation of new or alternative technologies, and technical document review. In addition, the role will provide front-line expert support for process-specific issues with production, continuous improvements in quality and efficiency, and compliance to cGMPs. The applicant should be highly collaborative and a team player with excellent communication.


Who you are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other life science discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in chemical, pharmaceutical, or other cGMP manufacturing experience.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other life science discipline.
  • 10+ years of experience in chemical, pharmaceutical, or other cGMP manufacturing experience.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Self-motivated, driven, curious, and able to work without close supervision from senior scientific staff.
  • Organized and detail oriented with strong communication and team skills.



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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