Scientist 1, Viral Clearance

9/1/2021

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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:

The Scientist 1 will perform safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The Scientist 1 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.

 

Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

  • Performs testing in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP)
  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) for specific defined area(s) of 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
  • 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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 1+ years working laboratory experience – OR –
  • Masters’ degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 3+ years working laboratory experience – OR –
  • Bachelors’ degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 5+ years working laboratory experience – OR –
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 10+ years working laboratory or relevant experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad working knowledge of field and experience with relevant laboratory practices, techniques, equipment, materials and mathematical calculations
  • 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 skills for complex and highly technical work
  • Highly, technically competent

 

RSRMS

 

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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Job Requisition ID:  223365
Location:  Rockville
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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