Scientist Production Associate - 2nd Shift

Posted 07 Jun 2022

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 250308



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.

Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Scientist Production Associate will manufacture or evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department. 


2nd Shift- Monday -Thursday 1:30pm to 12:00am


  • Ensure quality throughout the process.
  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations. 
  • Perform routine assays, processes and/or unit operations. 
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines. 
  • Contribute to support functions of the lab (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal). 
  • Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor. 
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines. 
  • Ensure all applicable log books are completed as required by current procedures. 
  • Participate as needed in quality audits. 
  • Ensure compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles. 
  • Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Scientist. 
  • Resolve any unsafe conditions. 
  • Act as a technical consultant as needed. Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates. 


Physical Attributes:

  • Lift, push, and or pull up to 50lbs
  • Wear personal protective equipment including but not limited to; respirator, chemical resistant suit, gloves, goggles/glasses, etc…
  • Routine use of all classes of chemicals


Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering or other life science field  


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Independent lab research
  • Knowledge in chemistry or biochemistry, math and general science
  • Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment
  • Process techniques and unit operations
  • Analytical techniques and equipment
  • Safe chemical handling method
  • Communication skills, oral and written
  • Computer and Mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards



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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If you are a resident of NYC, 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.


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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