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MSD Ireland is one of the country’s leading healthcare companies, having been first established here over 50 years ago
We are committed to ‘Inventing for Life’ in all that we do, collaborating to discover new medicines that treat the world’s most significant health challenges and benefit patients globally.
For us, diversity and inclusion are not just words - they are at the very heart of what we do and how we do it. We believe that a person will truly reach their full potential when they can bring their whole, true self to work and feel confident and supported by those around them and the organization as a whole. We acknowledge that our business is enhanced by employing people from different backgrounds, perspectives and cultures, and encouraging them to bring their fresh points of view to our work. We are also committed to ensuring that all our candidates have a positive experience throughout our selection process.
Our company by the numbers in Ireland
Approximate number of employees
Sites across Ireland
Invested in our Irish operations
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Benefits & rewards
At MSD, our people are the driving force in everything we do. We know good health goes beyond physical well-being to include emotional, social and financial well-being so we offer a comprehensive benefits package and best-in-class approach to wellness for our employees.
Competitive base salary
Company pension scheme
Education assistance programme
Employee training programmes
World-class, state-of-the-art facilities
Opportunity to earn bonuses
Profit sharing (share purchase scheme)
Our operations are based throughout Ireland, with sites in Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Meath and Tipperary
First established in 1976, MSD Ballydine develops and supplies the active ingredients and final formulated product for a range of innovative medicines at its manufacturing and R&D facilities. MSD’s first site in Ireland, the Ballydine site is MSD’s primary small molecule pipeline commercialisation facility globally, operating as a European hub for quality, manufacturing, and engineering. Its highly skilled teams leads the way in the development of new medicines, including innovative treatments for Hepatitis C, HIV and immuno-oncology, the site exports to over 25 countries around the world.
The MSD Carlow site broke ground in 2008 and is a filling site for the launch and commercial supply of vaccines, biologics and small molecule drug product. Since its initial launch, the site has attracted significant internal investment and is now home to a number of state of the art production facilities, laboratories and temperature controlled warehousing units. The Carlow site is a significant employer in the South East region and attracts high performing talent through close collaborations with universities and colleges in the region.
Red Oak North in Dublin is our commercial Head Office for our Animal Health and Human Health businesses in addition to several global and national support services including Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Sales, Policy & Communications and Marketing.
MSD Biotech, Dublin began construction in 2018 and has progressed at an impressive rate since then. The site plays a pivotal role in the manufacture of MSD’s biologics-based medicines, including immuno-oncology, and it has expanded MSD’s current internal network of biologics drug substance manufacturing plants since full manufacturing operations began in 2021.
The latest addition to the MSD Ireland family is MSD Dunboyne which joined our network in September 2020. Our Dunboyne site is MSD’s first Biologics Drug Substance Single Use Commercialisation Facility, playing an important role in helping to commercialise key medicines as the newest addition to the MSD network. The cutting-edge innovation and collaboration between MSD Dunboyne’s research and manufacturing teams will significantly accelerate the time it takes to bring a medicine to market for the benefit of patients around the world.
Our site in Brinny, Co. Cork has been a vibrant part of the pharmaceutical sector in the South-East region for over 35 years. With a successful legacy of developing and commercially supplying biotech products including some of MSD’s most successful treatments for Oncology, Hepatitis C, and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Brinny is now specialising in the development and manufacture of innovative novel vaccines and testing of immuno-oncology medicines.
This careers website is intended for Residents of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. Residents in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico, please visit this Careers website. Information on this site is for the purpose of presenting career opportunities at our organisation and give our audience a view of our culture, diversity and growth opportunities. Our Company is an equal opportunity employer, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.