Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Mercks success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network thats committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.
The Analytical Commercialization and Technology Pharmaceuticals group has a Senior Scientist position available at the Rahway, NJ site. The Senior Scientist position is a laboratory-based scientific role in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment. The role is tasked with innovation and solving high complexity analytical problems related to the development of formulation and manufacturing process for the commercialization of Mercks innovative drug products. The responsibility consists of, but not limited to, analytical method development and validation, drug product release testing in support of clinical studies, analytical investigations, product and process characterization, drug product stability studies, specification development, process scale-up and validation support, and preparation of CMC documents for regulatory submission.QualificationsEducation Minimum Requirement:
Required Experience and Skills:
- PhD in Analytical Chemistry or related discipline OR
- Bachelor s degree in Chemistry or related discipline with at least seven (7) years of relevant pharmaceutical development experience OR
- Master s degree in Chemistry or related discipline with at least five (5) years of relevant pharmaceutical development experience
Preferred Experience and Skills:
- Strong chemistry knowledge
- Demonstrated problem solving and innovation ability
- Experience with common analytical techniques
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Experience with analytical techniques such as HPLC/UPLC, UV, IR, Karl Fischer, and Dissolution with proven ability in troubleshooting these methodologies
- Experience with analytical method development and validation
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and were counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, were inventing for life.
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