Senior Scientist - Process Safety

Posté 28 juil. 2020

Madison, Wisconsin - United States

Demander un identifiant 208841


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. 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, this Senior Scientist opening is a laboratory position in an API Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO). The primary focus is the execution and improvement of chemical process safety at two manufacturing sites.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct formal hazard evaluations and write Process Hazard Evaluation reports.
  • Run associated hazard evaluation experiments using RC1e, EasyMax, DSC, ARC, TSu, BAM Fallhammer, BAM Friction tester, interpret results, and write experimental reports.
  • Lead formal risk assessments for laboratory and kilo laboratory scale manufacturing processes and write risk assessment reports.
  • Meet contract milestone deadlines and budgets.
  • Coordinate with development and manufacturing groups to proactively identify potential hazards and risk mitigation.
  • Train personnel on process safety and serve as a subject matter expert on reactive chemical hazards.
  • Assist the contract bidding process by identifying hazardous processes or chemicals that cannot be safely handled at manufacturing sites. 
  • Lead Process Development projects as assigned.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other related Scientific discipline with 5+ years’ experience in Chemical Process Safety or a Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other related Scientific discipline. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry with 5+ years’ industrial experience with a thorough understanding of chemical process safety and thermochemistry.
  • Experience in process development and manufacturing techniques from laboratory to scale-up laboratory, kilo scale, pilot plant scale, and plant scale.
  • Experience with ASTM CHETAH program, running and interpreting hazard evaluation experiments, and hazard evaluation literature including Bretherick’s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards.
  • Mechanical skills to maintain hazard evaluation laboratory equipment.
  • Proficiency with software including MS Office, ChemOffice, and scientific plotting and statistical software. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cGMP other relevant quality systems overall goals, implementation and application. 
  • Work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, other regulatory agency guidelines, MilliporeSigma corporate safety guidelines and procedures, and Environmental Health and Safety guidelines and procedures.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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