13 Jan, 2021

Scientist - Process Development

  • Merck
  • Sheboygan Falls, WI, USA
Process Engineer   Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Your Role:
At MilliporeSigma in Sheboygan Falls, WI we are seeking a Scientist to develop and evaluate new potential competitive products, technologies, and experimental plans in support of marketing campaigns and initiatives.


  • Develop, improve, or optimize processes to support ongoing research and custom chemical manufacturing
  • Design and execute experiments with the goal to improve/optimize reaction conditions, raw materials costs and isolated yields
  • Transfer the developed process technology to qualification and/or production via departmentally supported procedures
  • Maintain databases, document work and results accurately and generate technical reports
  • Contribute as individual contributor and work as a team to achieve goals, including meeting deadlines and productivity markers
  • Execute appropriate on-line and literature searches in support of assigned work and/or troubleshooting
  • Interpret spectral and other analytical data for structural elucidation and support of interpretation of process outcome
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting in support of departmental or plant operations
  • Present scientific rationales for unexpected experimental outcomes including out-of-specification products
  • Participate in the quoting process and maintain an effective communication with customer
  • Participate in the development of in-process and/or final product testing in support of the analytical development team
  • Assist analytical development team in establishing specifications for intermediates and final products.


Who You are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related Scientific discipline or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related Scientific discipline with 3+ years’ experience in an industrial process development environment or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related Scientific discipline with 10+ years’ experience in an industrial process development environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD with 2+ years’ experience in an industrial process development environment.
  • Knowledge of chemical synthesis and safe chemical handling. Purification techniques (crystallization, distillation, chromatography).
  • Basic chemical analysis (GC, mp, HPLC, IR, UV, NMR). Knowledge of spectra interpretation and mathematics.
  • Ability to effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Technical writing (experimental procedures, reports, etc.) Computer literate (SAP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, etc.).
  • Organizational and time management skills. Interpersonal skills and knowledge of ISO Quality standards.
Job Requisition ID:  214410
Location:  Sheboygan Falls
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
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North America Disclosure
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