GMP Technical Writer

Posted 08 Jun 2022

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 250259



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

At MilliporeSigma, the GMP Technical Writer is responsible for the creation and revision of batch records for use in the GMP manufacturing of new custom products.  This technically sound position works cross-functionally at multiple manufacturing facilities with Manufacturing, Process and Analytical Development, Quality, Project Management, and customers to develop robust manufacturing batch records from tech transfer documents.  We are looking for a candidate with strong composition skills, comprehensive technical knowledge, and understanding of manufacturing equipment and production processes.  This position reports through the Technical Operations- Product Integration group at the Cherokee, St. Louis, Missouri site.


  • Primary role of this position is to author batch records in support of new and scaled processes supporting the Antibody Drug Substance and Bioconjugate contract drug manufacturing operations at the Cherokee site.
  • Stay current with manufacturing best practices
  • Maintain site templates and operating procedures for batch record creation
  • Support tech transfer and process monitoring as needed.
  • Focus on client success and transparency with each program
  • Communicate effectively and timely to address internal and client comments ensuring the document content meets the intention and required details to be successful.
  • Participate as a key member of the project team to complete deliverables On Time and in Full.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Associate degree in applicable field
    • 4+ years’ technical competency and experience in biopharmaceutical GMP manufacturing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or related life science discipline.
    • 0+ years’ technical competency and experience in GMP manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven prior experience in a technical writer position specifically in the GMP/Biotech/Pharma/Regulated Industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in detailed review work and following procedures, especially in a GMP regulated industry.
  • Previous experience operating equipment such as single-use reactors, TFF skids, chromatography skids, and reactor systems.
  • Independent, self-starter with proven results in biopharmaceutical manufacturing operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively cross-functionally.
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good evaluation and analytic skills for problem identification and communication to others.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in various computer skills, including Windows, Word for Windows, Excel, and Outlook, as well as familiarity working in a windows-based environment.



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