EMD Millipore Process Development Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 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: MilliporeSigma is looking for a Process Development Scientist to join the technical branch of the commercial organization in the Mid-Atlantic region (PA, NJ, NY, DE). The Process Development Scientist is part of a worldwide team of engineers and scientists reporting into the technical support group for MilliporeSigma s Process Solutions business. The ideal candidate will be a scientist/engineer with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of bioprocess unit operations. Position Responsibilities: * Proactively pursuing and performing process development studies for the purification of therapeutic proteins using MilliporeSigma technologies such as sterile filtration, depth filtration, tangential flow filtration, viral reduction filtration, as well as, chromatography. * Involvement in selection and sizing, process optimization, and technology transfer activities associated with the purification of new pharmaceuticals with a focus on Phase I-III drug development. * Provide consultation to customers through email or telecon. * Collaborate and work with customer process development groups in the Mid-Atlantic region. * Work collaboratively with a team of local MilliporeSigma account managers to provide technical expertise to local customers. * Document customer interfacing activities through appropriate electronic systems. * Propose new technical ideas/areas for the larger group to advance state-of-the-art. * Communicate and work effectively in cross-functional teams, influence technical approaches and support strategy execution. WHO YOU ARE: * BS or MS in chemical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry with 3-5 years of experience within pharmaceutical development or technology implementation. * Must have excellent hands on laboratory skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel or other data analysis software and be able to: * Develop test protocols and effectively execute the studies. * Derive relevant conclusions, based on the experimental results, and effectively communicate this to our customers. * Make recommendations for future course of action based on experimental results. * Relay relevant results to sales, field marketing, etc. * Sound understanding of upstream and/or downstream biomanufacturing process requirements, best practices, and industry standards. * Ability to identify thought leadership opportunities and execute through lunch & learns, publications, presentations, etc with a focus on customer collaboration. * Ability to cope with change, shift gears quickly, and comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. * Ability to build effective relationships; both internally and externally. * Highly motivated, self directed, and able to work independently in a field based position. * Demonstrated ability to communicate cl