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Job Title: Senior Scientist, Data Management  - CHE005516


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe. 


The incumbent will be part of the Data Management and Informatics group contributing to the strategy in managing analytical data from data collection to reporting, supporting both small and large molecules. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as LIMS system expert (Business System Admin) to support /train users including execution and management of requests on static data in LIMS
  • Work closely with different business units, Quality and IT Client Services to collect/define system requirements
  • Collaborate with IT Application Management Services to trouble shoot issues reported by users
  • Lead user meetings/discussions
  • Manage system enhancement projects
  • Conduct change management activities (for business) in support of system upgrades
  • Develop/maintain system SOP(s)



  • B.S. in science (preferably Chemistry) or related discipline, with 7 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Analysis or related field; or M.S. in science, mathematics, computer science, or related discipline, with 5 years experience in Pharmaceutical Analysis or related field.


  • 1 years with analytical laboratory experience
  • GxP or Regulatory knowledge


  • Labware LIMS certified (i.e. Admin. 1 trained)
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties
  • Self-learner with strong troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient knowledge of System Development Life-Cycle
  • Strong interest in Laboratory informatics
  • Knowledge of Lab-Automation and system integrations
  • Pharmaceutical experience and familiar with GxP operation
  • Knowledge of laboratory operation


Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 


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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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Job Chemistry

Primary Location NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Other Locations NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status Regular

Number Of Openings 1

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