Offers “Merckgroup”

32 days agoMerckgroup

Associate Scientist

  • St. Louis, USA
  • Teaching

Job description

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. 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:

At MilliporeSigma the Associate Scientist, Research Solutions will support:

 

·  Compliance with all department and company safety guidelines and procedures
·  Ability to assess hazards associated with materials used based upon SDS and determine appropriate PPE required
·  Practice sound safety behaviors throughout all processes
·  Ensure you are adequately trained prior to performing tasks, assignments
·  Identify and report any unsafe conditions and assist with solving the problem
·  Attend all required safety meetings and perform all required safety training
·  Participate in Department and Site Safety Initiatives as assigned.
·  Compliance with all department and company quality guidelines and procedures.
·  Ensure all training is complete and in a timely manner
·  Notify supervisor of any deviation from established protocol
·  Participate in pre-audit activities
·  Utilize system of quality documents for recording maintenance, calibration, and usage of equipment and instruments as directed by supervisor.
·  Understand the concept of lean processes and maintain visual management system.
·  Identify improvement opportunities
·  Understand process for non-conformances and perform applicable tasks associated with RCAs.
·  Update documents and initiate change control relevant to the role
·  Train new teammates on required assays relevant to the role
·  Perform established validation testing, including documentation of results, relevant to the role
·  Schedule, set up, and perform routine group tasks according to established protocols
·  Review protocol and set up group-specific tasks according to priority level.
·  Select and prepare appropriate equipment or instrumentation to be used for testing
·  Perform routine assays scheduled by Supervisor or Designee
·  Accurately document and communicate the status of tests and outcomes
·  Communicate any unexpected observations to Supervisor or Designee
·  Complete the volume of work required to achieve departmental goals and meet the established deadlines
·  Defer to Supervisor or designee prior to making deviations from established protocols
·  Accurately analyze test results
·  The primary focus is the delivery of final assay results
·  Schedule, set up, and perform routine group testing and occasional complex testing according to established protocols
·  Contribute to the support functions of the la
·  Ensure lab supplies are adequately stocked.
·  Prepare testing reagents (buffers, gels, standards, etc.) as needed
·  Maintain equipment (clean and calibrate); properly document and notify appropriate individuals if calibration is overdue
·  Maintain a clean work area and properly dispose of waste.
·  Perform other group responsibilities thoroughly and on time
·  Actively works with teammates and communicates respectfully
·  Willingness to change focus so that all critical tasks are to be covered daily
·  Actively participates in cross-training to meet changing business demands
·  May work shift work
·  Willingness to adapt to changing roles throughout the organization, based on business demands

 

 

 

  Physical Attributes:

·  Perform moderately physical activity.
·  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or hazardous chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
·  The employee may frequently sit, stand; walk; use hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
·  The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
·  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
·  The employee may be required to wear an air helmet, mask, safety shoes, apron rubber and Tyvek suits, protective gloves, safety glasses, and/or goggles while performing in this position.
·  The employee may be exposed to unknown biological agents

 

 

Who You Are:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or another Life Science discipline with 1+ year of experience in a laboratory environment OR High School Diploma or GED Equivalent with 5+ years of experience in a laboratory environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·  Strong PC operation skills
·  Proficient in Laboratory Math Skills
·  Effective time management and organizational skills.
·  Attention to detail
·  Effective verbal and written communication skills
·  Familiarity with analytical techniques and instrumentation
·  Knowledge in Life Science

 

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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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 their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

Job Requisition ID:  217976

Location:  St. Louis

Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate( .buttontextf748fab0b60d052d a{ border: 1px solid transparent; } .buttontextf748fab0b60d052d a:focus{ border: 1px dashed #eb3c96 !important; outline: none !important; }

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US Disclosure
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 their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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