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Technical Scientist – 2018 Graduate Programme Job

Date: Nov 24, 2017

Location: Cork, IE

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: ENG003530

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Process and Analytical Development (P&AD) group require a strong scientist to provide technical support to the team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the effective and efficient running of analytical projects.

A high level of enthusiasm and drive will be required to deliver technical excellence for a number of analytical transfers, method development, method Qualifications and method validations.

Primary activities/responsibilities:

  • Good knowledge of Chemistry, Cell Biology and Microbiology.

  • Perform laboratory experiments required to deliver on project timelines

  • Analytical Technology Transfer and Qualifications

  • Preparation of documentation associated with the projects in accordance with GDP (good documentation practice) and site procedures.

  • Adherence to project timelines

  • Qualification of laboratory equipment

  • Prepare, review and approval of technical documents, procedures, CAPAs, change control, deviations, metrics, etc.

  • Adhere to highest standards for Compliance (Quality and Safety), implement corporate standards and liaise effectively with global groups. Ensure compliance with site EHS policy. 


  • Honours M.Sc./BSc qualification in Chemistry, Cell Biology or Microbiology

  • Analytical work experience in a GMP environment

  • Highly motivated and posess an ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • High level written and verbal communications with advanced PC skills

  • Good presentation skills
Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

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Company Trade Name: MSD

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