Specialist, US Regulatory Affairs Pharmaceuticals:
Merck USA

Merck USA
Madison New Jersey
Requisition ID: REG003340

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’s Animal Health (MAH) Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.  


Merck Animal Health is a global, research-driven company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of veterinary medicines and services. We offer one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios, spanning products for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in all major farm and companion animal species.

As a specialist of the US Regulatory Affairs Pharmaceuticals team, the Specialist is responsible, but is not limited to the following duties: 

  • Prepare DERs (drug experience reports) for FDA on existing products 
  • Review product labeling for existing and, where necessary, new products.
  • Review and submit to FDA A & P (advertisement and promotion) material. 
  • Aid in the preparation of Free Sales Certificates for US manufactured products as part of the Global RA (regulatory affairs) responsibilities
  • Prepare and submit State license fees for new and existing products.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Previous experience in regulatory affairs or health sector industry.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Excellent people, communication and leadership skills for involvement with cross-departmental teams.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of FDA or equivalent requirements and regulations relating to manufacturing of veterinary medicinal products is preferred.  

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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