Boehringer Ingelheim Scientist II, Biotherapeutics Mass Spectrometry in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Scientist III to join the Mass Spectrometry Lab within the Biotherapeutics Department located at our US headquarters in Ridgefield, CT. This position will provide analytical data to support our drug discovery efforts for biologics. This will require experience in protein mass spectrometry, HPLC, and the drug discovery process. This individual will be expected to make major contributions to the generation of best-in-class and first-in-class therapeutics to address major unmet medical needs.

Contributes to R&D discovery research by performing scientific research. Implements protocols as required. Provides expertise within a technical specialty required for skill center productivity.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsiblefor characterization of proteins and antibodies by mass spectrometry, includingintact MW analysis, enzymatic digestion/peptide mapping, post-translationalmodification characterization, protein quantitation, and Hydrogen/DeuteriumExchange Mass Spectrometry methods

  • Initiatesand completes routine procedures in an independent and efficient manner;Troubleshoots effectively and solves scientific problems; Operates labequipment and is independently responsible for maintenance; Interprets andanalyzes technical data accurately and independently

  • Independentlyapplies basic scientific principles, performs literature searches, attendsscientific meetings, and keeps abreast of literature in own field

  • Proposesand implements new technologies based on science as well as overallunderstanding of drug discovery process

  • Effectivelycommunicates orally and in writing; Discusses own work in the context of teamand department goals in a concise and accurate manner both orally and inwriting; Drafts and audits technical reports and contributes to writing ofpublications

  • Reportsand treats data with a high level of integrity and ethics

  • Complieswith applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; Maintainsproper records in accordance with SOPs and policies


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ years’ experiencein Biochemistry or related scientific discipline or Master’s Degree with 0+years’ experience in Biochemistry or related scientific discipline

  • Experience with protein and antibodycharacterization

  • Familiar with the operation of massspectrometry and HPLC instruments.

  • Experience with using mass spectrometrysoftware

  • Ability to implement, adapt and modifyliterature protocols to help solve problems concerning the characterization ofproteins

  • Ability to draft technical documents

  • Ability to troubleshoot

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Written and verbal communication skills

Desired Experience, Skills andAbilities:

  • Needsexperience or education in one or more of the skills listed above, and theability to apply those skills to the drug discovery process.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United Stateswithout restriction.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation,including verification of your past employment, criminal history, andeducational background

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical(if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Scientist II, Biotherapeutics Mass Spectrometry

Location: Americas-United States-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 178023