At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
Job Title: Sr Chemist
Responsible for carrying out research programs and the synthesis of a wide variety of organic molecules from gram to kilogram scale, ensure systematic documentation of observations in a research project and responsible for deliveries on committed time lines.
Produce chemicals or run analytical tests following Company Policies- Sets up equipment, produces chemicals (existing catalogue items, new products or customs), confers with senior counterparts before making significant changes to documented procedures. Monitors progress of reactions and interprets analytical data. Ensures quality specifications for final products are met and SAP confirmation of finished product as per SOP. Reviews inventory, schedules or demand and changes in priority of work as necessary. Documents the actual results of all experiments/synthetic procedures/QC analyses.
Maintains laboratory equipment, workplace and stocks supplies, verifies inventories and orders fresh stocks asrequired. Communicates results of lab work & maintains parameters as required in shift, writes and revises procedures (if required). Documents results and observations per department guidelines (e.g., Lab Notebook, Project Files). Communicates technical results to supervisors on time. Maintains all parameters as required in a shift and records all observations during shift.