Associate Quality Scientist

Posted 01 Jul 2022

Miamisburg, Ohio - United States

Req Id 251302



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:


Evaluate stable isotope products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department. 

  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations.
  • Ensure safety and quality throughout the process.
  • Assure you are adequately trained to perform tasks/assignments.
  • Perform multi-disciplined, established assays and/or unit operations, involving stable isotope compounds.
  • Clean-up equipment and working areas during and after 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 logbooks have been filled out completely as required by current procedures.
  • Interface with other departments as needed.
  • Participate as needed in quality audits.
  • Accurately perform procedures independently.
  • Perform routine troubleshooting and miscellaneous duties or tasks as necessary.
  • Ability to serve on committees to improve department, site, or company performance.  Committees may focus on safety, quality, inventory, output, costs, etc.
  • In compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions.
  • Develop improvement ideas, review impact of changes and document all work.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or other Life Science discipline.


  • High School Diploma with 4+ years work experience in a laboratory setting.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working with chemical glassware; flasks, fittings, connectors, condensers, and traps.
  • Working with heating mantles, stirrers, clamps, and jacks.
  • Working with compressed air lines, vacuum lines, cylinder lines, and thermocouples.
  • Troubleshooting skills for chemical reactions and analytical testing.
  • Ability to identify solutions based on knowledge of modern chemistry techniques.
  • Weighing, measuring, pouring, filtering, and making solutions.
  • Basic laboratory calculations (pH, molar concentration, percent yield, grams to moles, stoichiometric conversions, and buffer solutions).   
  • Interpreting analytical data and characterizing and identifying molecular compounds and gases using NMR, HPLC, GC, and MS instruments, among others.
  • Analytical chemistry including instruments and methods.
  • Working with organic chemistry including basic reactions (sn1, sn2, E1, E2, oxidations, reductions, carbonyl reactions, carbon-carbon bond forming reactions, and aromatic reactions).
  • Working with inorganic chemistry including cations, anions, ionic bonding, salts, oxides, and organometallics.
  • Working with gases including elemental gases, gas mixtures, pressure, temperature, volume, isotopic enrichment.


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