MilliporeSigma Process Development 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 MilliporeSigma is looking for a Process Development Scientist to join the technical branch of the commercial organization in the Midwest Region based in St. Louis, MO. The Process Development Scientist is part of a worldwide team of engineers and scientists reporting into the technical support group for MilliporeSigma s Process Solutions business. The ideal candidate will be a scientist/engineer with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of bioprocess unit operations. Position Responsibilities: * Proactively pursuing and performing process development studies for the purification of therapeutic proteins using MilliporeSigma technologies such as sterile, depth, tangential flow and virus filtration and chromatography. * Involvement in filter selection and sizing, process optimization, and technology transfer activities associated with the purification of new pharmaceuticals * Provide consultation to customers through email or teleconference calls. * Collaborate and work with customer process development groups in the Midwest region. * Work collaboratively with a team of local MilliporeSigma account managers to provide technical expertise to local customers. * Proficiently document customer interfacing activities. * Communicate and work effectively in cross-functional teams, influence technical approaches and support strategy executionWHO YOU ARE * BS or MS in chemical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry with 3-5 years of experience within pharmaceutical development or technology implementation. * Must have excellent hands on laboratory skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel or other data analysis software and be able to: * Develop test protocols and effectively execute the studies. * Derive relevant conclusions, based on the experimental results, and effectively communicate this to our customers. * Make recommendations for future course of action based on experimental results. * Relay relevant results to sales, field marketing, etc. * Sound understanding of upstream and/or downstream biomanufacturing process requirements, best practices, and industry standards. * Ability to identify thought leadership opportunities and execute through lunch and learns, publications, presentations, etcThe 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# 175556Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..