Sr Scientist - Bioprocess Technical Operations

Requisition ID: BIO005409
Merck & Co., Inc.Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is aglobal health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescriptionmedicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference betweenpotential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation andinventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy forover a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forwardmomentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in globalhealthcare.
Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being theworld's premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today,we're doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a truescientific research facility of tomorrow and will take Merck's leadingdiscovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&Dexpertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way weapproach serious diseases.
Bioprocess Technical Operationsis responsible for scale-up of upstream and downstream processes in support ofpre-clinical studies, supports process development activities, evaluates andintroduces advanced manufacturing technologies and supports PAT implementation.We are seeking a motivated engineer to join a team charged with introducinginnovative technologies to enhance process development capabilities. The idealindividual would have sufficient breadth to work on projects in upstream ordownstream, for mammalian and/or microbial processes. Additional background inautomation engineering/PAT and programming languages would be desirable.
Education Minimum Requirement:
PhD in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or related engineeringdiscipline OR
Master's in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or relatedengineering discipline with at least 4 years of directly related experience; OR
Bachelor's in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or relatedengineering discipline with at least 7 years of directly related experience
Required Experience and Skills:
Demonstratedunderstanding of engineering/science fundamentals applied to bioprocess.
Hands-on experience inbiologics upstream or downstream process unit operations.
Proven technical writingskills including peer-reviewed journal publication.
Strong communication andinterpersonal skills to work in cross-functional team environment.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Experience at pilotscale or above.
Experience in automationengineering/PAT as applied to bioprocess.
Proficiency inprogramming languages e.g. R/Python, Sharepoint/Nintex, HTML/JS, DeltaV, MFCS.
Competency instatistical data analysis and employing Design of Experiments (DOE) approach.
Knowledge of facilitiesengineering as applied to bioprocess.
Familiarity with CMCregulatory as applied to bioprocess.
Your role at Merck isintegral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations tocome, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help makemeaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we'reinventing for life.
If you need assistanceand/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application orthe recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.
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Visa sponsorship is notavailable for this position.
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Job: Bio Process-Ferment/Cell Cultr
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): N/A
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Company Trade Name: Merck
Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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