Laboratory Analyst
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Johannesburg, ZA
10d ago

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MSD 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 MSD has codified its 125-

year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

  • Analytical testing of pharmaceutical products and components using relevant methods and instruments in the laboratory, in particular testing by HPLC.
  • Evaluates results against release criteria and promptly reports any atypical results.
  • Sampling of water and environment for microbiological testing.
  • Writes and / or review SOPs and work instructions where required.
  • Performs calibrations and planned maintenance tasks.
  • Performs method transfers for new products.
  • Prepares and completes documentation, log books in accordance with GMP practices and data integrity.
  • Performs daily duties to ensure smooth running of the laboratory, maintains clean and tidy workbenches.
  • Assists in remediation for lab systems as required in order to maintain compliance to GMP.
  • Participates in company training programs.
  • Safe handling and disposal of laboratory waste.
  • Actively promotes safety in the laboratory and works to promote an injury free workplace. Qualifications
  • Tertiary degree in Chemistry or Chemical Technology.
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical testing laboratory.
  • Sound understanding and experience in an analytical laboratory with knowledge of HPLC and other instrumental techniques.
  • Attention to detail in following procedures, accuracy in analytical techniques and problem solving skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team work skills and flexibility.Your role at MSD 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 MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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