R&D Scientist - Catalysis

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted in Science and Research

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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.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your role:

As the integral part of our innovation team, R&D Scientist- Catalysis at MilliporeSigma in Milwaukee, WI will collaborate with our partners in business development, product management, quality control, and production; This individual will ideate new product/technology concepts, innovate solutions, and create workable and sustainable production know-how with moderate independence.The R&D Scientist - Catalysis is expected to set a high standard for quality, and follow good housekeeping practices, business ethics, and comply with all safety regulations.

  • Maintain knowledge & expertise in technical areas of organic and organometallic/catalysis chemistry
  • Stay connected with the latest development in catalysis
  • Contribute to well-defined project charters
  • Develop hands-on expertise for catalysis
  • Contribute to development of technical solutions
  • Validate technical prototypes
  • Document all the innovation work
  • Support product launch and post-launch follow ups
  • Transfer workable solutions to designated production group
  • Provide needed technical support to production
  • Collaborate with different departments such as safety, quality, and production to introduce new products & processes
  • Serve as a technical liaison with other R&D or technical groups
  • Follow guidance from senior scientists

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Organometallics, Homogeneous Catalysis, or Organic Chemistry


  • Master's Degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or related Chemistry discipline
  • 5+ years of industrial experience in organometallics or homogeneous catalysis


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or related Chemistry discipline
  • 10+ years of industrial experience in organometallics or homogeneous catalysis
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge in modern catalysis, such as catalysis principals/trends, ligand/catalyst design, application studies, etc.
  • Experience in homogeneous catalysis and catalysts screening
  • Experience in catalysis areas of cross-coupling, and/or photo-catalysis, and/or chiral catalysis
  • Experience in metal catalysis, such as Pd, Ni, Ru, etc., as well as NHC-based catalysis
  • Knowledgeable with modern chemistry methodology, with a strong focus on organometallic chemistry, ligand & catalyst development/characterization, and new reaction exploration
  • Extensive experience in Schlenk-line, glove box and air sensitive chemistry technique
  • Experience in modern analytical and material purification methods, such as NMR, GC, HPLC, auto-column chromatography, etc.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge/experience in catalysis-based computationalstudies
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Job Requisition ID: 223211

Location: Milwaukee

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time

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