Production Scientist

Posted 27 Jun 2022

Rehovot, Central - Israel

Req Id 251379

Details

 

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Everything we do in Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

 


KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Productivity - Continuous turnover of DNA synthesis machinery and post-production machinery and processes. Minimize machine downtime and prioritize tasks in order to maximize personal output.
  • Perform PAGE purification – gel preparation and activation, purification, electro-elution, and desalting.
  • Quality - Perform machine checks for each batch. Monitor and record visual verification. Monitor chemical usage at end of synthesis and report inconsistencies. Work to departmental SOP standards at all times.
  • Preparation and operation of analytical equipment (HPLC, ESI LC/MS).
  • Safety - Wear appropriate PPE, properly dispose of waste and follow all safety EHS guidelines at all times.
  • Problem Solving and Job Knowledge – Identify potential problems. Knowledge of DNA synthesis chemistry. Trouble-shooting prior, during, and after synthesis run. Understand production database (CPP) and associated production software.
  • Adaptability - Adapt quickly to changes in processes and protocols according to global demand.
  • Cooperation - Assist and offer support to co-workers. Maintain a positive and pleasant manner. Resolve conflicts in a timely manner. Exhibit tact and consideration to all employees.
  • Ensuring ISO 9001-2000 compliance and compliance with quality, environmental, health, and safety requirements.
  • Supporting the department in scheduling, prioritizing, and coordinating all the oligos production-associated activities performed by the department team to meet OTD.
  • Providing technical support and ongoing maintenance of departmental production facilities.
  • Participate in process improvements including the introduction of new technologies to production processes and submit ideas for cost and resource reduction.
  • Support peptide department as required.

AUTHORITY

  • Manufacturing of synthetic oligos (and peptides if required) according to the production SOP, in accordance with compliance and QA requirements.
  • Sop’s updating. 
  • Order raw materials for the manufacturing process up to 1000 NIS. 
  • Operating production and analytic equipment.
  • Use of corporate electronic data systems. 
  • In-process control tests of manufactured products.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION/LANGUAGES

 

  • Lab technician or Practical engineer certificate at minimum, preferably B.A in Chemistry or degree in natural sciences.
  • Fluent in English and Hebrew

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

 

  • Some experience of working in a similar environment (manufacturing &/or laboratory)
  • Experience in laboratory work in oligos synthesis - advantage
  • Experience in HPLC - advantage

Experience in MS - advantage

 

 

PERSONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

 

  • Action-orientated.
  • Organized.
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Accuracy.
  • Manual dexterity required to handle materials and operate machinery.
  • Capable of independent, timely decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Technical, process orientation.
  • Technical skills with devices.
  • Computer and controlled equipment literate.

Effective oral and written communication skills in English and Hebrew.


 

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

 

Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

 

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.merckgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

 

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