Why work with us?

Working at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany goes far beyond just having a job to make ends meet. With a job at our company, you have exciting new possibilities to follow your curiosity wherever it takes you.

Find the right job with us!

Looking for a career in Healthcare, Life Science, Electronics, or Enabling Functions?​
Join us today and help enhance people’s lives! Register for our Talent Zone in just a few seconds. It's a great way to stay in touch with us and learn more about our company, career opportunities and events.


    With Rain’s boundless passion, she makes an impact on life and health every single day. Curious to know what her adventurous journey entails? Join us and also discover her secret to a healthy work-life balance: her unbeatable badminton skills!

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    Jan-Martin is driving force behind the digitalization revolution happening right here in our direct tax department. Prepare to be inspired by his unwavering enthusiasm for technology and his deep-rooted passion for the wonders of nature. Let's dive in and discover the magic behind this tax wizard!

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    Prepare to be amazed by Maria's extraordinary journey that has taken her beyond the lab! Join us as we unravel Maria's inspiring journey filled with growth, resilience, and the pursuit of meaningful impact!

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    Say hello to Jochen, the unstoppable force of physics fueling our application lab with boundless energy and creativity! Get to know his day-to-day work by reading his story and find out what he is doing in his spare time when he's not busy unraveling scientific mysteries.

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Whether it’s the discovery of new ways to help people fight diseases, creating materials for the world’s best electronics, shaping biopharma 4.0, or enabling growth across all business areas, our colleagues work their magic in lots of different ways. What we share is a passion to perform and a dedication to positively impacting human progress.

Feel the same way? Join us today!


  • 350+

    years of impacting people’s lives

  • 65

    countries to work your magic in

  • 63k

    colleagues to collaborate with

Fulfill your personal ambitions

At our company you can either explore a map full of exciting avenues or create a whole new path for yourself. In our diverse organization we encourage career moves between businesses. We entrust people with responsibilities early in their career and back them in taking calculated risks. And because we know that your life and priorities may change, we support you in making the right choices for yourself as well as your career – whether or not it is a traditional route.

We also know that the battle is best won together. We believe that the power of our teams exponentially builds on the achievements of our individuals – that is why we reward both. Our people’s agility and ability to collaborate helps our company adapt to ever-changing scientific and economic situations. It’s no wonder we have reinvented ourselves time and time again, over hundreds of years, and always remained ahead of the curve. With all this in mind, a career at our company can be an ongoing journey of personal discovery. So take success into your own hands and bring your curiosity to life as part of our team!



Give your career the opportunity to grow and thrive in a safe and pioneering environment focused on creating impact for customers and patients.

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