Senior Specialist Particle Size Analysis
Oss (Molenstraat), North Brabant, NLD
5 dagen geleden

Job Description

We are looking for a subject matter expert in particle sizing for our global animal health manufacturing organization. We offer a challenging role which combines lab work in a very well-equipped solid state characterization lab with international projects aiming to improve and develop analytical methods.

We have an exciting new job opportunity at our location in Oss (Pivot Park) and are looking to hire a

Senior Specialist Particle Size Analysis

Welcome in our team

The global Pharma Analytical Technology Solutions (PATS) division ( 60 employees) drives and executes pharma analytical excellence in close alignment with their partners in R&D and manufacturing in order to ensure robust analytical method introduction, method transfers, analytical innovation and a reliable product supply to customers.

PATS has considerable experience in analytical method development, improvement and validation, process - & release analytics as well as in analytical transfer planning & execution.

As part of the PATS Material Science & Characterization Team (13 FTE) in Oss, the Particle Size Analysis team (5 FTE) acts as a Center of Excellence for particle size analysis within our global animal health organization.

Purpose of the role

Under the direction of the Team Lead Particle Size Analysis, you are responsible for a wide variety of different assigned global projects, with the focus on particle size analysis, as agreed with sponsors and customers from requesting functions and in alignment with the leadership team.

Next to these projects, you initiate, manage and report project-based initiatives and requests for particle size distribution method development (PSD), -improvement and -analyses.

You represent the Particle Size Analysis team on local / regional / global teams, in relation to area of expertise and responsibility and act as the right-hand to the Team Lead.

This role requires close collaboration with Research & Development, Quality, different Centers of Excellence, and human health within the company, as well as with external contacts.

Your profile

  • BSC or MSc and at least 5 years of relevant experience in analytical sciences, e.g., in the pharmaceutical industry, food industry or academic field;
  • Several years of experience in particle size analysis, preferably by laser diffraction;
  • Enthusiastic about lab work in general and motivated to gain experience by mastering and developing multiple particle size related techniques;
  • Experience with working in international project teams, familiar with project management principles and methodologies;
  • Proficient in scientific / technical writing and current computer usage (MS Office);
  • Business fluent English and excellent communication skills;
  • What we offer

    We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development.

    Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

  • Competitive salary and a 3% year-end allowance;
  • 35,5 days of leave;
  • Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates;
  • Solid Pension Plan;
  • Annual bonus based on own and company performance
  • Travel allowance for commuting;
  • Numerous training, coaching and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development
  • Animal Health

    Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them.

    We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

    Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products.

    We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

    Who we are

    We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases.

    Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

    What we look for

    In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come.

    We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

    We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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