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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
Take a look at life at MSD Ireland and discover how to grow your career path with us
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
Brinny, Co. Cork
This site has been a vibrant part of the pharmaceutical sector in Cork for over 35 years. With a successful legacy of developing and commercially supplying biotech products, Brinny is now specialising in the development and manufacture of innovative novel vaccines and testing of immuno-oncology medicines.
Opened in 1976 and currently employs 500 highly skilled people. The site has API and Formulation facilities for the manufacture and the development of new products. Work relating to 20 of MSD’s pipeline products is undertaken at this state-of-the-art research and commercialisation facility.
Opened in 2008 as MSD’s first vaccines facility outside of the US. Carlow is the filling site for the liquid form of our immuno-oncology treatment for the global market. We are currently working on the construction of a second manufacturing facility that will focus on the production of vaccines and biologics.
The base for our Animal Health and Human Health businesses as well as a number of global and national support services including Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Sales, Policy & Communications and Marketing.
This site will play a pivotal role in the manufacture of MSD’s biologics-based medicines, including in the area of immuno-oncology, and will expand MSD’s current internal network of biologics drug substance manufacturing plants when full manufacturing operations begin in 2021.
The latest addition to the MSD, Ireland family is Dunboyne which joined our network in September 2020. With a team of over 200, this site will be MSD’s first Biologics Drug Substance single use commercialization facility, playing an important role in helping us commercialise key 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.