Merck

Merck

Merck

Locations

Merck Durham Website
Merck Durham
5325 Old Oxford Rd
Durham, NC 27712
Merck Wilson Website
Merck Wilson
4633 Merck Rd
Wilson, NC 27893

Available Positions

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About

We aspire to be the premier, research-intensive biopharmaceutical company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for today and the future. For more than 125 years, Merck (known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada) has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the most challenging diseases in pursuit of our mission to help to save and improve lives.

We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, we continue to be at the forefront of research to prevent and treat diseases that threaten people and animals – including cancer, infectious diseases such as HIV and Ebola, and emerging animal diseases. Learn more about our manufacturing sites in Durham and Wilson.

Beyond the Job Description

Position Descriptions

Associate Technician

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Candidates may be required to work in an aseptic gowning environment to perform job duties. Aseptic gowning requires that all skin and hair are covered through wearing the following:  Beard/moustache cover, hair net, hood and face mask, goggles, jumpsuit, gloves and boots.
  • Candidates are willing and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Multiple shifts are available.  Shift requirements will vary based on the position you are selected for.  Shift preferences will be requested if selected for interview.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BioWork Certificate (working in an FDA regulated industry)
Technician

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Candidates may be required to work in an aseptic gowning environment to perform job duties. Aseptic gowning requires that all skin and hair are covered through wearing the following:  Beard/moustache cover, hair net, hood and face mask, goggles, jumpsuit, gloves and boots.
  • Candidates are willing and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Multiple shifts are available.  Shift requirements will vary based on the position you are selected for.  Shift preferences will be requested if selected for interview.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in a technical field with 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and/or within an aseptic clean room environment
  • BioWork Certificate (working in and FDA regulated industry)
Senior Technician

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 2 years experience in working in the pharmaceutical industry and/or within aseptic clean room environments OR Bachelor degree in a technical field.
  • Candidates may be required to work in an aseptic gowning environment to perform job duties. Aseptic gowning requires that all skin and hair are covered through wearing the following:  Beard/moustache cover, hair net, hood and face mask, goggles, jumpsuit, gloves and boots.
  • Candidates are willing and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Multiple shifts are available.  Shift requirements will vary based on the position you are selected for.  Shift preferences will be requested if selected for interview.
  • Experience with batch record execution, including good documentation practices.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated 1-2 years of leadership experience
  • BioWork Certificate (working in an FDA regulated industry)
  • Certified Yellow Belt
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP in a manufacturing setting
  • Execution of Paper or Electronic Batch Records
Lead Technician

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 4 years experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and/or within aseptic clean room environments. OR
  • Bachelor degree in a technical field with 2 years experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and/or within aseptic clean room environments.
  • Candidates may be required to work in an aseptic gowning environment to perform job duties. Aseptic gowning requires that all skin and hair are covered through wearing the following:  Beard/moustache cover, hair net, hood and face mask, goggles, jumpsuit, gloves and boots.
  • Candidates are willing and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Multiple shifts are available.  Shift requirements will vary based on the position you are selected for.  Shift preferences will be requested if selected for interview.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated 2-4 years of leadership experience
  • Experience training others and/or leading hands-on or instructor-led training
  • BioWork Certificate (working in an FDA regulated industry)
  • Certified Yellow Belt/Green Belt
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP in a manufacturing setting
  • Review of Paper or Electronic Batch Record
Associate Specialist, Engineering

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Life Sciences

Required Experience and Skills

  • Effective technical problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence both peers and management in consensus
  • Strategic and effective collaboration and leadership skills

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Bulk upstream and/or downstream vaccine processes within a cGMP environment
  • Facility, equipment, and process start-up in a sterile GMP environment
  • Validation in support of GMP process demonstration (IQ/OQ/PQ)
Specialist, Engineering

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Computer Science

Required Experience and Skills: 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a regulated industry

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Direct experience with Allen Bradley PLC (or equivalent), MES (Manufacturing Execution System), and PI. 
  • Aseptic processing/sterile manufacturing experience and Lean Manufacturing /Six Sigma methodology is desired.
Associate Specialist, QA

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree preferred; Candidates with an Associate degree will be considered pending relative experience; Minimum of an internship or one (1) year of relevant post-degree work experience in GMP-related field, including Technical, Engineering, Quality, or Operations
  • Knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts in the Quality Assurance discipline , including the knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical operations systems
  • Technical writing capabilities and be able to compile straightforward investigations and procedures
  • One to four years pharmaceutical industry exposure
  • Comprehends and applies regulatory/compliance requirements, including GMP, NDA, and related regulations, and has the ability to interpret those regulations for implementation in the workplace
Specialist, QA

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's degree (preferably in Science or Engineering) with 4+ years in a GMP pharma manufacturing facility 
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree preferred (preferably in Science or Engineering) with 2+ years in a GMP pharma manufacturing facility 

Required Experience and Skills

  • Advanced knowledge and ability to operate information systems (SAP COMET and TrackWise preferred) required to complete job responsibilities with the ability to generate data and reports from these systems. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years in a GMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facility with either direct involvement in Quality functions supporting release and compliance activities or indirect involvement in Quality fun