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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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Analytical 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 Senior Analytical 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 Senior Analytical 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 Senior Analytical Specialist will play a key role in the oversight of day-to-day laboratory work, along with leading investigations and troubleshooting of unique protein chemistry-related issues. Proteins to be analyzed will include natural products, therapeutic proteins and vaccines.

 

Extensive fundamental and practical knowledge of protein biochemistry combined with experience in bioprocessing are required to provide process support. Experience in a late stage process development and characterization and functioning in a cGMP environment would be advantageous.

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

·        Lead process investigations

·        Apply their enthusiasm for the scientific process to lead, plan and execute protein characterization studies.

·        Use and train others to use analytical techniques including low and high pressure chromatography, mass spectroscopy as well as other biochemical and immunological methods to purify, quantify and characterize target proteins.

·        Employ strong verbal and written communication skills.

·        Work both independently and within multidisciplinary teams.

 

Shift work may be required

 
 
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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 # CHE003645. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
 
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