MilliporeSigma Associate Production Scientist in Saint Louis, Missouri
A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 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: * Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations. * Ensure quality throughout the process. * Assure you are adequately trained to perform tasks/assignments. * 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 have been filled out completely as required by current procedures. * Interact with other departments as needed. * Participate as needed in quality audits. * Accurately perform procedure independently. * In compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles. * Identify opportunities for process improvement. * Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Scientist. * Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions. * Train personnel and act as a technical consultant as needed. Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates. * Supply information based on experience and knowledge. Who you are: * BS or BA degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering or related life science. * Independent lab research desired * 6-12 months of training necessary to learn specifics of job adequately to work independently. * 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 methods. * Communication skills, oral and written. * Computer, mechanical, troubleshooting, interpersonal and organizational skills. * Laboratory and analytical skills. * Knowledge of ISO Quality standards.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 his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.Employer's Job# 177898Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.