Specialist, Analytical Metrology & Equipment Coordination
The Analytical Research & Development (AR&D) Compliance Center of Excellence (CoE) department of our company's Research Laboratories Division is seeking applicants for an Analytical Metrology & Equipment Coordination Specialist position available at the Rahway, New Jersey research facility.
The Analytical Metrology & Equipment Coordination Specialist will work as part of the integrated Compliance CoE and drive a culture of quality and operational excellence across the global AR&D network. The Analytical Metrology Specialist role oversees and supports the maintenance and qualification of analytical equipment and instrumentation within the GMP environment.
The key responsibilities of this role will include:
Partner with scientific teams across AR&D to drive compliance and operational excellence.
Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation in both GMP and non-GMP environment.
Support internal and external quality audits and maintain laboratory state of permanent inspection readiness.
The successful candidate must function both independently and be able to collaborate in a fast-paced, integrated, multidisciplinary team environment. Strong communications skills and eagerness to adapt and learn are essential attributes. As a member of our team, you will be joining scientific and technical problem solvers who are dedicated to creating the life-changing medicines of tomorrow.
Education Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in analytical chemistry or related field with 3+ years post-degree relevant industry experience.
Required Experience and Skills:
A strong team player with the ability to work both independently and cross-functionally to deliver on complex objectives.
Proven track record of strong technical and innovative problem solving.
Desire and ability to learn new concepts outside of core expertise and training.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated creativity, and strong interpersonal skills.
Related industry experience with metrology and equipment maintenance and calibration.
Understanding of GMP policies and procedures.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
While not required, experience in one or more of the following areas is beneficial.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Experience working within a GMP environment.
Experience leading a team for a common goal.
Experience in Auditing and Compliance within pharmaceutical industry, including change management and deviation management.
Experience supporting internal and external quality audits.
Experience in instrument computer system validation
We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, 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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