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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

Address      One Merck Drive PO Box 100 Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889-0100 United States
Website      www.merck.com/
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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.


Lead Tech BTS is responsible for critical laboratory procedures and duties in the improvement and support of manufacturing veterinary products.  Tech may work with a variety of equipment while conducting bacterial culture processes performed in the laboratory and manufacturing environment.  Tech must at all times follow Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices and Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies and perform duties assigned by department supervision.  Some of the duties may include, but are not limited to:

      Perform procedures including aseptic work, media preparation, bacterial culture inoculation and harvest, bacterial culture processing, testing and assay development
      Assist in formulations and calculations
      Maintain accurate and reliable record keeping including charts, log books,reports and all pertinent documentation
      Communicate any unusual and/or non-routine occurrences when performing tasks
      Maintain cleanliness of work areas, prepare, clean and sterilize glassware and equipment used
      Set up and safely operate laboratory equipment

Education Minimum Requirement:

    * High School diploma / GED with a minimum of 8 years laboratory or related vaccine production experience, OR  Associate’s degree with a minimum of 7 years laboratory or related vaccine production experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biological Sciences or related Life sciences discipline with a  minimum of 5 years laboratory or related vaccine production experience

Required Experience and Skills:

    * Excellent math and analytical skills
    * Effective leadership skills with ability to mentor peers
    * Able to work a flexible schedule to meet the demands of laboratory and manufacturing processes
    * Ability to read, write and understand technical information and to effectively communicate information to colleagues at various levels
    * Excellent planning and organizational skills
    * Trained in aseptic technique

Desired Experience and Skills:

    * Good computer skills including use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
    * Experience in large scale bacterial fermentation and processing
    * Experience in vaccine formulation

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.
Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Former Military, Transitioning Service Members, and National Guard & Reserves - We value your past and present service.
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Merck is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

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