Scientist Quality Associate

Posted 26 May 2022

Lenexa, Kansas - United States

Req Id 248754



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.


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

The Quality Scientist Associate will test raw materials and finished goods, and qualification and stability samples, according to approved procedures or compendia (such as USP, EP, ACS) following site quality and safety standards.  Specific job duties are:

  • Evaluate results against approved specifications
  • Perform peer review of analytical data and release data from QC in a timely manner to meet scheduled release dates
  • Generate and update QC SOPs in support of Analytical testing and other related laboratory activities
  • Ensure test methods are validated or verified as appropriate to the method
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts as agreed with Supervisor/Manager
  • Maintains records of test data per compliance to site quality testing and documentation
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment and supplies according to approved procedures
  • Train other personnel on procedures
  • Contribute to a safe working environment by following corporate and departmental safety regulations

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physical Science, or other Life Science 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of GLP experience
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of chemistry and quality standards
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both in writing and verbally
  • Proficient with analytical instrumentation, such as spectroscopy (FTIR, UR-Vis), polarimetry, titration, and chromatography (HPLC, GC) as well as wet bench chemistry testing



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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