Scientist

Posted 06 Sep 2022

Carrigtwohill, Cork - Ireland

Req Id 250301

Details

 

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

 


The Laboratory Technician will work within the Lateral Flow Assay Development Services (LFADs) department as part of a scientific team, to provide support for applications and custom assay development projects and perform general laboratory functions. 

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Support application and custom assay development projects by assembling and testing lateral flow devices. 

  • Accurate record-keeping of scientific work and results as per GLP requirements. 

  • Provide critical laboratory support functions; organise laboratory service contracts and scheduling, use, maintain and calibrate equipment, preparation of reagents and materials, ensure the lab is adequately stocked and resourced, dispose of laboratory waste as per EHS guidelines. 

  • Provide applications support for validation, stability studies and trial activities. 

  • Document creation, revision and periodic review. 

  • Ensure compliance with applicable quality standards and environmental, health & safety legislations. Adhere to site EHS procedures for laboratory.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or equivalent required.  

  • 2+ years of experience in R&D, manufacturing, operations or biotech industry. 

  • Experience in lateral flow/In Vitro Diagnostics would be highly desirable but not essential as on the job training will be provided. 

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal. 

  • Good knowledge of quality system regulations and processes. 

  • Good knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety regulations. 

 


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.merckgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html


Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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