Associate Scientist 3

Posted 23 Sep 2022

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 255675

 

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, as an Associate Scientist 3 your activities will support assay development through commercial application of new and innovative service offerings within the biosafety testing space. You are responsible for the scientific integrity of technical work performed in the laboratory, and are required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. Requirements also include maintaining a thorough understanding of company testing services, technical principles and applications as they apply to your position.

 

  • Conducts assigned testing independently within constraints of lab scheduling.
  • Performs testing in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP).
  • Maintains complete and comprehensive records for study integrity.
  • Makes detailed observations, documents results and performs data analysis.
  • Demonstrates a consistently high level of quality of work.
  • Operates and maintains lab equipment as required by SOPs and testing procedures.
  • Performs peer review of assay batch/lab records to ensure Right First Time (RFT).
  • Utilizes applicable computer programs during testing and routine tasks (i.e. Word, Excel, Oracle, LIMS, BRIQS, etc.).
  • Utilizes problem solving/ trouble shooting skills.
  • Communicates deviations/ events, progress and interim results to Study Management.
  • Informs supervisor of deviations or factors that may affect quality and accuracy of data.
  • Contributes to the completion of event records.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of lab procedures and assays.
  • Creates/ revises SOPs, laboratory records and other related documentation as assigned.
  • Performs training of laboratory personnel as needed/ assigned.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, improve protocols, processes and equipment.
  • May serve as a team lead
  • Assumes roles on more complex team projects.
  • Complies with company health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEEDS:

  • 0-10% Travel required
  • Maybe required to work overtime or flexible shifts

 

Who you are:

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Master’s Degree in scientific field  with 1+ or more years of industry experience

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in scientific field with 3+ years of industry experience

OR

  • Associate’s Degree in scientific field with 6+ years of industry experience
  • Experience with protein purification and chromatography

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate skills in applicable computer programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that have been demonstrated through presentations/seminars, oversight of projects, etc.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative and leadership capabilities
  • Highly technically competent

 

 

 


 

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 Colorado or New York City, 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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