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Millipore Sigma

Senior Associate Scientist, Analytical Services

Post Date:Apr 21, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:4/21/2017Salary:
Location:US-MD-Rockville Job Reference:160627
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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.

 

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:

Your role: The Senior Associate Scientist will perform safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The Senior Associate Scientist is required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/ documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. Requirements also include maintaining a thorough understanding of BioReliance services, technical principles and applications.  For GLP studies, perform all aspects of the role of Study Director with overall scientific responsibility for the study design, interpretation, and reporting of study results

Essential Job Functions:

  •  Act as subject matter expert (SME) for specific defined area(s) of BioReliance business.
  • Applies laboratory techniques and skills to complete experiments designed to address a variety of specific problems.
  • Independently applies basic scientific principles in the design of experiments and the development of assays.
  • Performs testing in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP) for custom/ non-routine and new services.
  • For GLP studies, acts as Study Director.
  • Maintains complete and comprehensive records for study integrity.
  • Makes detailed observations, documents results and performs data analysis.
  • Operates and maintains lab equipment as required by SOPs and testing procedures.
  • Utilizes applicable computer programs during testing and routine tasks (i.e. Word, Excel, Oracle, LIMS, BRIQS, etc.).
  • Utilizes problem solving/ trouble shooting skills.
  • Communicates deviations/ events, progress and interim results to Study Management.
  • Leads the completion of event records.
  • Liaise with Quality Assurance and appropriate cross-functional departmental areas to close the events and corrective actions identified during GxP laboratory testing.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of lab procedures and assays.
  • Creates/ revises SOPs, laboratory records and other related documentation as assigned.
  • Writes technical reports for internal use and collaborates on papers for external use.
  • Performs training of laboratory personnel as needed/ assigned
  • May serve as team lead.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, protocols, processes and equipment.
  • Acts as key driver/ champion on project teams.
  • Complies with company health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Who you are:

  • Ph.D. in scientific discipline with 1 or more years relevant experience
  • MA/MS in scientific discipline with 2 or more years relevant experience
  • BA/BS in scientific discipline with 5 or more years relevant experience
  • Or relevant experience

Experience:

  • Broad working knowledge of field and experience with relevant laboratory practices, techniques, equipment, materials and mathematical calculations.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Intermediate skills in applicable computer programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that have been demonstrated through presentations/seminars, oversight of projects, implementation of new services, etc.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly collaborative as well as independent
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative and leadership capabilities
  • Effective coaching and training (or supervisory where relevant) skills for complex and highly technical work
  • Highly, technically competent

    What we offer:

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.

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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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.

MilliporeSigma is a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany.





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