Technical Scientific Trainer

Rockville, MD
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 12, 2021
Full Time
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 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. This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Your Role: The Toxicology Technical Trainer will be responsible for the oversight and implementation of mandatory introductory training for all lab-based new staff with a focus on safety, quality, administration, basic laboratory and assay specific procedures/task; the direction, implementation and execution of requalification/refresher training covering basic lab principles and/or the conduct of training related to systemic/trend related issues impacting Toxicology (corrective actions); to conduct research and maintain relevancy to best practices in industry or through new technologies, that may impact training methodology. The Toxicology Technical Trainer will ensure that: Training of new laboratory staff is adequate and consistent across all laboratories Re-qualification and refresher training programs are consistent and adequate across all laboratories for routine procedure He/she will maintain an understanding of technological principles and applications of the organization's services and transfer this knowledge to new staff He/she is capable of working with no supervision on the vast majority of tasks but may receive guidance from Management and/or Scientific personnel as required He/she is able to relay technical information in a concise and simple format for trainees Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in a scientific discipline (ie Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 3+ years regulated laboratory experience Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline (ie Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 5+ years of regulated laboratory experience Preferred Qualifications: Formal training certification Working knowledge of a GLP laboratory 3+ years' experience training staff Experience in performing a variety of lab techniques including, but not limited to: Cell culture, handling of BSL-2 viable agents such as viruses or micro-organisms Lab husbandry best practices, use of lab equipment (weigh balances, pipettes, centrifuges, microscopes, BSC's, autoclave) Material control and handling: reagent preparation and aliquoting techniques, material & control segregation (positive/negative, sterile/non-sterile), decontamination practices Completion of laboratory records, review practices for laboratory records, controlled forms etc. Able to conduct hands on training, presentation training to groups, individual one on one training sessions Possess good interpersonal and strong written/verbal communication skills Highly motivated and detail oriented with good organizational skills Ability to mentor staff Possess the ability to multitask and work independently or in a team environment with minimum supervision Good computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database software applications, specifically MS Office and / or Google applications, SAP, Oracle, Trackwise, Learning Management Software RSRMS 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! Curious? Apply and find more information at 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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