19 Sep, 2023

Process Sr. Scientist - Antibody Drug Conjugates

  • Merck
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

Your Role:

Within the Life Sciences division of MilliporeSigma, the Senior Scientist role sits within the Contract Testing, Development, and Manufacturing Organization (CTDMO). You will operate as a standalone contributor within the Process and Analytical Development department. The responsibilities of this role encompass laboratory work in process development for external clients specializing in Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC). The primary emphasis will be on swiftly delivering small-scale material for customer proof-of-concept testing. 

Job duties will include:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in conjugation chemistry, capable of troubleshooting / providing efficient and innovative solutions, and working on quick turnaround project timelines
  • Strong customer-facing skills, documents experimental results, communicates results to all stakeholders, authors development documents, contribute to information for customer proposals
  • Serves as a project lead and ensures project deliverables are on quality and on time, develops multiple technical approach plans as needed to solve problems and mitigate risk
  • Leads process improvement initiatives, scout for new technologies / emerging trends

Who You are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Bio Chemistry, Biomedical Engineer or other scientific discipline with 6+ years’ work experience


  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Bio Chemistry, Biomedical Engineer or other scientific discipline with 2+ years’ work experience


  • Ph.D in Chemistry, Bio Chemistry, Biomedical Engineer or other scientific discipline with 1+ years’ work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in bioconjugation chemistry
  • Robust expertise in biochemistry or organic chemistry
  • Familiarity with the application of Design of Experiment
  • Competence in small-scale automation methods
  • Proficiency in ultrafiltration and diafiltration techniques
  • Expertise in small to medium-scale preparatory chromatography
  • Strong skills in customer-facing communication and documentation

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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