Assoc. Specialist, Analytical Tech Support (Millsboro, DE):

Millsboro Delaware
Requisition ID: QUA006828

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 Assoc. Specialist, Analytical Tech Support (ATS) is responsible for but not limited to the following:

• Responsible for Quality Control (QC) method development projects, collaborating with R&D,   Bioprocess Technical Support (BTS) and Quality partners as appropriate
• Supports execution of local and regional Quality method improvement activities
• Site deployment for bench level investigation as assigned
• Supports regional and global ATS program initiatives in the region
• May lead small projects and project teams
• Prepares periodic project updates and participates in conference calls and meetings
• Investigates identification and application of new technologies (innovation) as assigned



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Relevant Biological Area (Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Virology) is required
Required :
  • Minimum of 1 year animal health industry experience
  • QC method development and troubleshooting to include method and product investigations
  • Expanded knowledge in at least one biological area, experience in other biological areas
  • Proficient in technical writing
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Capable of adapting to change and quickly learning new skills and concepts
Preferred :
  • QC laboratory experience
  • Knowledge of quality and regulatory requirements for developing and verifying QC methods
  • Experience preparing and interpreting basic statistical reports

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. 


If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to


Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: 

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:


            EEOC Poster

            EEOC GINA Supplement 

Job: Quality Lab Related
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings:
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: Merck
Basic Qualifications