A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. 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.
As Corporate Counsel for Life Science, you will serve as the Legal business partner globally for Quality & Regulatory concerns arising in the business and as a core resource to our Trade Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety, Hazard Communications & Chemical Regulations, and Quality Services teams. You will provide a full range of legal support for these groups, including providing guidance to management and local units on relevant legal and business matters, reviewing, evaluating and advising internal clients on process and operational improvements, identifying and mitigating risk, drafting and negotiating various agreements, managing and/or coordinating adverse regulatory or governmental actions, coordinating and managing outside counsel as necessary, and advising and training colleagues and internal clients on related legal issues and best practices. You will also provide support for related direct Procurement matters.
The position will be based in Burlington, MA, USA working across multiple time zones. Domestic and international travel is limited.
Who you are:
JD and admission to practice law in a US state
Minimum five (5) years of experience with biopharmaceutical regulatory, quality, and trade compliance matters at large law firm or multinational corporate legal department
Excellent communication and pragmatic problem-solving skills
Ability to interact well with senior management and colleagues in matrixed, global organization
Experience in other commercial contracting matters and international business transactions
Experience in life science industry
Experience with US trade compliance, import and export
Experience with environmental matters
Experience with chemical regulations
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!
Our company is a vibrant team of specialists in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. We share a love of science and a passion for technology. We discover and develop for life in all its vibrancy, from great human questions to small everyday joys. For more than 350 years, curiosity has been driving us to deliver excellence to patients and our customers – and to imagine the future.