Internship - MSAT

Posted 10 Nov 2023

Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud - Switzerland

Req Id 269528


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Introduction of new equipment for In-Process Controls and optimization of measurement kinetic to improve process control


Location : Corsier-sur-Vevey

Start date : February 2024

Duration : 6 months


Who we are:

Merck is a global leader in specialized pharma and chemicals, and for almost 350 years we have improved people‘s quality of life. This is due to the creativity and team spirit of our 40,000 employees around the world; we are committed to help them develop and to reward their excellence. Merck makes great things happen.


Your role:

Within the MSAT (Manufacturing Sciences And Technology) Process Expertise laboratory team, you will participate to the implementation of new equipment (Vicell blu, Metaflex, Novaflex 2) for In-Process controls (IPC) of mammalian cell culture processes and ensure the comparability with current analyzer. You will work on the optimization of the flow “sampling – analysis – answer on process” with the objective to improve process control robustness by increasing the effectiveness of controllers (pH, pO2, pCO2…) re-alignment.

You will also contribute to best-practice alignment between processes and manufacturing suites.


Your profile:

  • Student (Master or Eng) in Biotechnology, Life science or Chemical engineering.
  • Previous experience with mammalian cell culture, biotechnology processes for production of monoclonal antibodies,
  • Good knowledge of statistic tools and DOE. Proficiency in MS Office.
  • High level of motivation, good analytical view and open to work in laboratory.
  • Good communication skills, oral and written (English and French)


What we offer:

Merck‘s portfolio extends from liquid crystals for displays and pigments for automotive coatings to cancer treatments; this offers a lot of possibilities to develop in our growing company. As a stock-listed company we still make history – especially because we take responsibility for our employees, our products, the environment, and the society we live in. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential.

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 and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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