QC Scientist

Posted 19 Oct 2022

Rocklin, California - United States

Req Id 257188


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:


The Scientist role within the Quality Control team is responsible for performing various scientific analyses to evaluate the quality of incoming raw materials, in-process materials, and finished good materials. In addition, the QC Scientist will have a thorough understanding of antibody functionality and use in Immunohistochemistry (IHC). This individual will have a good understanding and experience with histology and related processes. The QC team supports testing of antibody products for use in in vitro diagnostic (IVD) IHC.

  • Perform investigative testing and analyze batches not meeting requirements.
  • Work independently and in accordance with GMP regulations.  
  • Interpret IHC staining results and advise on histology topics.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or other Life Science discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a laboratory environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of antibody functionality and/or the basics of immunology.
  • Understanding of ELISA and IHC methods to interpret results and make decisions.
  • Proficient at investigational testing and strong written communication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in a GMP facility.
  • Experience in a QC lab environment.
  • Proficient in SAP.
  • Knowledge in Control of Records/Data Integrity.
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to meet set deadlines or communicate delays accordingly.


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!


If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

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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