Principal Process Scientist
Company: Merck KGaA
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 8, 2021
A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery:
our 58,000 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.
Your Role: Reporting directly into the Head of Novel Modalities
R&D, the Principal Process Scientist will work in the Novel
Modalities R&D organization to develop innovative manufacturing
technologies for RNA lipid nanoparticles / liposomes. You will
drive innovation for R&D activities securing IP for internal
MilliporeSigma technology and product platforms whenever suitable.
You will be responsible for identifying optimized solutions while
considering newest scientific data sources and interactions with
the scientific community. You will also be responsible for staying
updated on product and industry knowledge as well as
"best-in-class" manufacturing technologies.
Additional responsibilities include:
- Leading the development efforts to deliver project milestones
on-time and on-quality
- Drive implementation of digital tools and solutions in the
development and manufacturing disciplines.
- Establish a team-based approach with other internal
organizations, such as marketing, sales, PAD, QC and
- Establish relationships in the industry that provide access to
direct customer feedback and create opportunities for world-class
responsiveness and innovative growth.
- Deliver timely and comprehensive written and oral
communications to both internal and external stakeholders
- Demonstrate attention to detail in the planning, execution, and
documentation of experimental work
Who You Are:
- BS with 8+ years' experience, MS with 3+ years, or PhD. Degree
in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biology or other
related scientific discipline
- Experienced in preparing nanoparticles / liposomes in an
- Hands on experience with encapsulating small molecules or
biological molecules in particles
- Ph.D. with 5+ years or MS with 8+ years of working experience
in the cGMP/GLP environment in a CMO or CRO
- Ph.D. with 5+ years working experience of liposome / LNP
preparation, experience with Ethanol injection method such as
microfluidics system is a strong plus
- Experience with large scale liposome / LNP preparation and TFF
- Experience with RNA therapeutic drugs
- Ability to train and coach employees
- Experience with technology transfer and scale-up to
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 https://jobs.vibrantm.com
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