Device Engineer III

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:

We are seeking a Device Development Engineer III to work within MilliporeSigma Process Solutions Filtration R&D, based at our Bedford, MA campus. As part of our R&D organization, the successful candidate will be developing novel products used in the processing and purification of biopharmaceutical products.  This candidate will be a contributing member within a technical team responsible for development and validation of filtration products and their manufacturing processes, including transfer to production facilities.  This position offers the opportunity to apply solid engineering principles to lead and support product development teams to conceptualize, design, prototype, evaluate and validate filtration products using current and new manufacturing processes.   Position requires ability to work cross-functionally with a team including R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, and Procurement through development and validation phases to support successful product launches. This may involve up to 20% domestic and international travel.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in New Product Development, Product Engineering, or a related role


  • Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in New Product Development, Product Engineering, or a related role


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or related discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience with thermoplastics, product/equipment design or computer-aided design software
  • 1+ years of experience with rapid prototyping
  • 1+ years of experience with biotech manufacturing processes
  • Good understanding of polymeric materials and manufacturing techniques (e.g. injection molding, extrusion, heat bonding and ultrasonic bonding)
  • Knowledge of filtration products, processes and applications is a plus. 
  • Experience with DOE and statistical analysis tools (Minitab or equivalent)
  • Proven-track record of good problem-solving skills and sound decision making
  • Self-driven to achieve project goals and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, to effectively communicate across various levels and departments

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Full time
Bedford, MA 01730, US