Senior Lab Technician:
Merck USA

Merck USA
Worthington Minnesota
Requisition ID: LAB000789

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 Senior Lab Technician position is available at the Merck Animal Health facility in Worthington, Minnesota.  The Worthington facility is expanding operations to manufacture vaccines for large and companion animals.  Leveraging an experienced and innovative team environment, the key technologies at the site are biologics production using fermentation and cell culture platforms and filling and freeze-drying. 

Position requires :

  • Wearing scrubs at all times when working in the production area. 
  • Position requires working in a cleanroom setting and wearing cleanroom garments. 

The job entails:
  • running steam sterilizers,
  • filling lines, freeze dryers, environmental monitoring machines, crimping machine and a dry heat oven. 
  • preparing and cleaning equipment.
  • work on computers and data entry.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science Field OR High School Diploma/GED and  3 years experience working in a lab.
Preferred : 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology or related field. 
  • Experience working in a lab or manufacturing of Biologics . 
  • Aseptic technique experience

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 [email protected].


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Job: Lab Technician
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Company Trade Name: Merck
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