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Merck & Company, Inc.

Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products. The company provides human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, immunology infectious diseases, neurosciences and ophthalmology, oncology, vaccines, and women's health and endocrine. It also ... Read More

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Process Specialist

Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products.   Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you.  To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
At Merck & Co., Inc Manufacturing facility in Elkton, Virginia, we currently have a Process Specialist  position available at the Stonewall Plant; which is located in the Shenandoah Valley along the Shenandoah River and the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The facility is just a short distance from major state universities:  University of Virginia and James Madison University.

The Process Specialist will be a member of the Technical Operations Department at the Elkton, VA site. The Elkton plant, also known as Stonewall, is located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley and opened in 1941. The site employs a wide array of state of the art manufacturing technologies to support the production of pharmaceuticals including organic synthesis, biotechnology and sterile filling operations.


The candidate would be a member of a cross functional team involved in late stage downstream process development, pilot plant operation and technology transfer for the production of therapeutic proteins and vaccines.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

·        Apply their enthusiasm for the scientific process through planning for,  executing and analyzing the results of laboratory scale protein purification process development experiments

·        Operate pilot scale equipment to demonstrate protein purification processes

·        Provide on-the-floor process support during technology transfer

·        Employ strong verbal and written communication skills.

·        Work both independently and within multidisciplinary teams.


Shift work will be required.



A Bachelor's degree in a life science or engineering field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in biotechnology


Masters degree in a biotechnology field

Experience in protein chromatography

Experience inf downstream process development at laboratory or manufacturing scale is required (FPLC (AKTA/Unicorn), HPLC (Empower), Filtration techniques)



Familiarity with cGMP operations

Our employees are the key to our company's success.  We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
To be considered for this position, create a profile and submit your resume for requisition # CHE003647. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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