Scientist

Employer
Millipore Sigma
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Science
Hours
Full Time
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. Your Role: The Scientist will perform/ oversee a wide variety of Molecular QPCR safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The Scientist will be the primary scientific resource for a particular scientific lab(s) within Biologics. The Scientist is responsible for making observations and ensuring all documentation is in compliance with procedures and regulations. 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. The Scientist may be responsible for validating and transferring new assays into Molecular laboratories. Who You Are: Ph.D. in scientific discipline with 2 or more years of relevant experience or MA/MS in scientific discipline with 4 or more years relevant experience Relevant working knowledge and experience in area executing and overseeing technical projects and/or related studies (ie Virology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunoassay, etc.) Performs analysis and interpretation of data, and prepares/revises protocols and final reports. May serve as study director and ensures timely initiation and completion of all studies. Ensures testing is performed in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP) for custom/non-routine and new services. Participate and/or drive assay development/ assay transfer and/or assay validation activities and resolving deviations. Liaise with Quality Assurance and appropriate cross-functional departmental areas to close the events and corrective actions identified during GxP laboratory testing. Mentors and trains others on developing and enhancing day to day laboratory techniques. Provide technical advice and support for internal and external interactions such as client and regulatory audits/inspections, meetings, teleconferences. Promote a culture of continuous improvement within Biologics; act as champion on initiatives and/or projects to drive improvement in quality and / or client service. Contributes/ authors scientific publications and presents at conferences/ seminars. What we offer: Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society. MilliporeSigma 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.