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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:41 AM

QC Specialist (Millsboro, DE):LAB000685
Merck and Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.
Merck Animal Health, Millsboro, DE is a Biotechnology Center of Excellence that manufactures, fills, packages and distributes vaccines for animals. Our site is responsible for mammalian, insect and avian cell culture production, live bird vaccine production, embryonated egg vaccine production, roller bottle vaccine production, bioreactor vaccine production and down:stream processing (water in oil emulsions, aseptic filling, lyophilization, etc.)
The QC specialist is responsible for testing of vaccines and animal husbandry. The role also requires collaborating with Regulatory, Manufacturing, Analytical Tech Support (ATS), Bioprocess Tech Support (BTS) and R and D partners, as appropriate. Bench level activities as determined. A QC Specialist must possess thorough knowledge of the underlying principles used in testing procedures and understand the material being evaluated, i.e. virus, bacteria, cell line, etc.
Some of the duties may include, but are not limited to:
Demonstrates, at all times, safe work habits and maintains a safe work environment. Understands and complies with all regulatory, safety and company policies and procedures.
Perform investigations regarding testing methods and results.
Possess the ability to evaluate new procedures.
Maintain accurate and reliable record keeping including charts, log books, and all pertinent documentation
Communicate any unusual and/or non:routine occurrences when performing tasks
Write clear concise standard operating procedures
Education Minimum Requirement:
Bachelor's Degree in a Relevant Biological Area (Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Virology)
Required Experience and Skills:
Minimum of 5 years of Animal health industry experience
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft programs (Excel(TM), PowerPoint, and Word(R)).
Strong interpersonal, relationship building and leadership skills
Must have good communication skills
Ability to work independently and effectively with peers
Must be fluent in both written and spoken English
Animal husbandry knowledge and/or Aseptic Experience
Lab Safety knowledge/experience
Strong understanding of GMP requirements
Strong problem solving skills and analytical skills
Able to demonstrate organizational skills and is self:motivated
Applicants must be able to work flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the assay schedules, including weekend work.
Must possess a valid driver's license
Selected candidate must go through security clearance process with the FBI/Department of Justice upon start. Continued employment is contingent upon successfully obtaining this clearance.
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is required per Safety Policy, as this role may involve contact with Hazardous Materials.
Preferred Experience and Skills:


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