Biologics Process Development & Commercialization Associate Scientist ( MERCUSR175824ENUS)
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Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.
As part of our Company’s Manufacturing Division, the Biologics Process Development and Commercialization (BPDC) department provides manufacturing sciences expertise, through technical process leadership and laboratory capabilities, in the commercialization and post-launch support of our Company’s biologics pipeline. Working closely with colleagues across the biologics network, including our Research & Development Division, Operations, and Global Technical Operations (GTO), our department supports upstream cell culture, downstream purification, analytical testing and characterization, and technology transfer of biological processes (therapeutic proteins) from Phase III through commercial launch and transfer to the commercial supply network.
Working in conjunction with internal and external partners, this individual will support late stage pipeline and commercial biologics, providing scientific support for investigations, pre and post-launch process enhancements, technology transfers, and various other commercialization activities.
Participates in teams focusing on late stage clinical process development, characterization, and technology transfer and validation with line-of-sight for licensure and commercialization
Assists in the interpretations of trends observed in commercial process monitoring (e.g., statistical process control (SPC) and/or multivariate analyses (MVA)), and for further technical investigations and process changes that seek to drive improvements to yield and/or robustness
Will develop a working knowledge of the various aspects of product manufacture and functional area inter-dependencies, including cell culture, purification, analytical, and site readiness
Authors required regulatory and technical documentation according to standard of our Company practices
Shows flexibility and agility in responding to changing needs across BPDC and our Company
Candidates must be current 2022 summer intern or co-op, graduating in Dec-2022 or Spring-2022
Candidates must be Bachelor of Science in Analytical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering or relevant industry experience
Experience | Knowledge | Skills
Work independently and as a Team member with Integrity | Precision | Accomplishment | Principled Ambition | Respect
Relevant experience commensurate with education level, as listed above
Executing lab activities, including: authoring study protocols, planning and performing experiments, documenting experiments in a lab notebook, managing, submitting, and testing samples, performing data analysis, and writing technical reports
Strong cross-functional background, enabling teams to reach peak performance
Competency in technical writing
Interpersonal and communication skills that enable effective management and resolution of complex, project-related issues involving collaborations with multiple functional areas
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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