Technology Development Scientist

Randstad Sourceright
05 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Technology Development Scientist

Haverhill, Suffolk

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role: An exciting opportunity has become available for a Technology Development Scientist to join our team in Haverhill. As a Technology Development Scientist, you will manage scientific and technical projects aiming at improving the performance of Sigma Custom Products (SCP) manufacturing of synthetic nucleic acids (oligonucleotides). The projects will consider (without limitation) optimization of the synthesis or the purification methods, development or implementation of new analytical techniques, etc. The function also supports the Production, Customer Services, Marketing and Sales teams by providing them with the right level of expertise to facilitate their work or win new businesses.

Who You Are:
  • Master's degree in a Chemistry related discipline
  • Previous experience working in a similar environment
  • Experience supporting process improvement
  • Knowledge of ISO or similar QMS
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques such as HPLC
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Have a proactive approach with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of computer-based systems

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!