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Senior Scientist, Quality Associate - 18-00056
Ref No.: 18-00056
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Position Type:Contract
About the job:

The Sr. Scientist, Quality Associate is responsible for the routine analysis of samples in the Quality Control department and all related cGMP paperwork.
Analysis involves the use of HPLC, GC, KF, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD among other tests and instruments.
The position is responsible for organizing and performing analytical equipment calibration/verification and maintenance.
This position is also responsible for assisting with method qualification, writing protocols and standard operating procedures.
Other responsibilities include participation in process improvement initiatives, maintaining a clean and safe working environment, and supporting the department in maintaining the laboratory in an audit ready state.

Like all positions at MilliporeSigma, will require a willingness to contribute to the overall success of the company by assisting in many areas beyond specific job duties.

As an ideal candidate, you will have...
  • Bachelors' degree and 5+ years pharmaceutical industry experience working with small-molecule APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) in a GMP/cGMP laboratory setting ; Masters' degree and 3+ years pharmaceutical industry experience working with small-molecule APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) in a GMP/cGMP laboratory setting .
  • Demonstrated experience performing analytical testing with HPLC, GC, KF, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD.
  • Proven analytical method development/validation/qualification with HPLC and GC.
  • Thorough knowledge of USP Compendium testing.
For consideration, you must have...
  • Bachelors' degree or Master's degree and 3+ years pharmaceutical industry experience working with small-molecule APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) in a GMP/cGMP laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrated experience performing analytical testing with HPLC, GC, KF, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD and method validation.
ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEEDS

Environmental conditions:
  • Work near moving mechanical parts.
  • Frequently required to wear appropriate protective gear (hard hats, lab coats, safety glasses/goggles, chemical resistant suits, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protective equipment "PPE” to protect from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors, or airborne particles.
  • Must be willing to work with highly potent/hazardous materials requiring the use of proper PPE, which could include half/full face respirators, Saranex and/or Tyvek suits with powered respiration.
Physical requirements:
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl for extended periods of time.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and be capable of pushing and pulling heavy materials to complete assignments.
  • May be required to lift more poundage with assistance.
  • Must be able to speak, hear, taste, and smell.
  • Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly use phones, computers, computer monitors, and all office/laboratory equipment.
  • Required to type at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read CRTs/computer monitors.