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Position Title: Principal Scientist
Reference Code: 50269663E1
City: Natick
Region: Massachusetts
Country: USA

About Millepore Sigma:
MilliporeSigma, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has 19,000 employees and 72 manufacturing sites worldwide, with a portfolio of more than 300,000 products enabling scientific discovery. MilliporeSigma comprises the legacy EMD Millipore organization and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation following its acquisition by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in 2015. Through collaboration with the global, scientific community, MilliporeSigma serves as a strategic partner to customers with the goal of accelerating access to healthcare worldwide.
MilliporeSigma has operations in 67 countries and combined 2014 revenues of €4.6 billion.Sigma-Aldrich is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC or an affiliated company.For more information, please visit
MilliporeSigma offers a highly motivational and rewarding working environment with attractive salary, benefits, retirement, relocation and incentive packages including tuition reimbursement. MilliporeSigma fosters the growth of employees in a culture of respect and dignity with ample opportunity for career advancement.

MilliporeSigma is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Develops synthetic routes and methods for complex or novel research products. Acts as a technical resource to other personnel and departments. Performs manufacturing duties as required. Brings new technology and methodologies to the Natick site.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Performs new and take-over product development, custom synthesis and synthetic process improvement in complex projects, or the equivalent activities in another related field.
  • Assists other colleagues and/or their department in accomplishing the established goals.
  • Provides technical support in field of expertise to colleages and to other departments and transfers new technology to colleagues and to other departments.
  • This position has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Requires a PhD in a relevant scientific field such as organic or medicinal chemistry. or MS in a relevant scientific field with significant experience (10-15 years) in the field.
Essential and Critical Skills:
  • Critical: Extensive knowledge of their field of expertise, such as advanced synthetic organic methods, medicinal chemistry, or biochemistry.
  • Critical: Broad knowledge of other fields related to production and analytical methodologies.
  • Critical: Ability to identify and solve complex problems in laboratory processes with the skill to design complex experiments and interpret the results.
  • Ability to successfully lead a team to solve complex problems.
  • Effective knowledge of OSHA, EPA and DEA regulations
  • Basic knowledge of other scientific fields relevant to the use of products being developed.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including technical documentation. •Effective knowledge of computers and software in laboratory environment.
  • Requires 10 plus years of experience in a relevant scientific field such as synthetic organic chemistry, including 5 years of product development experience.

To apply, please visit and search for requisition number 50269663