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Millipore Sigma

Scientist, Production Associate

Post Date:Apr 21, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:4/21/2017Salary:
Location:US-OH-Miamisburg Job Reference:157999
Skills:
 

Job Description:

Who we are: MilliporeSigma is the North American life science brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – a leading science and technology company. It offers a broad range of innovative products and services to biotech and pharmaceutical drug therapies businesses. Through dedicated collaboration with the scientific and engineering communities, and as one of the top three R&D investors in the life science tools industry, the brand serves as a strategic partner to customers and helps advance the promise of life science.

Purpose:

Manufacture or evaluate stable isotope products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department.

Job Duties:

  • Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations.
    • Ensure safety and quality throughout the process.
    • Assure you are adequately trained to perform tasks/assignments.
    • Perform routine synthetic processes, assays and/or unit operations, involving stable isotope compounds.
    • Clean-up equipment and working areas during and after 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.
    • Interface with other departments as needed.
    • Participate as needed in quality audits.
    • Accurately perform procedure independently.
  • Ability to serve on committees to improve department, site or company performance.  Committees may focus on safety, inventory, output, costs, etc.
  • 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 Production 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.

      BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

      Education and Experience:

  • Labelled compounds Group: BS in Chemistry required with Independent lab research desired. 6+ months of training necessary to learn specifics of job adequately to work independently.

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Mechanical skills
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Laboratory and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality standards
  • Process techniques and unit operations
  • Analytical techniques and equipment
  • Safe chemical handling methods
  • Communication skills, oral and written
  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge in chemistry or biochemistry, math and general science
  • Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment

    ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEEDS:

    Environmental Conditions:

    General Office Environment:  Noise level in office environment is generally quiet. 

    Lab Environment: Works near moving mechanical parts. Is frequently required to wear appropriate protective gear, (hard hats, glasses/goggles, chemical resistant suits, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protection equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles.  Outdoor weather conditions while moving material and waste handling.

    Physical Requirements:

    If performing office duties: Employee is required to sit, stand, hear, and use hands to operate all office equipment. Employee must view computer monitors for long periods of time. Vision requirements are close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Employee occasionally will be required to lift, generally no more than 50 pounds.

    If performing lab duties: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch or crawl for long periods of time. The employee must be able to talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and ability to push and pull heavy materials to complete assignment. The employee may be required to lift more poundage with assistance. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly uses phones, computers, computer monitors and all office/laboratory equipment. The employee is also required to type at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read CRTs/computer monitors.

    Facility in Miamisburg, OH

  • ISO 9001:2008 and adopting ISO 9001:2015 in 2017
  • cGMP

    EMDRSR

What we offer: Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.

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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.





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