Pto Chemist Intern

Posted on Sept. 13, 2023 by InternPlug

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Job Description

Our Company is an innovative, global healthcare leader that is committed to improving health and well-being around the world. Our product offering categories include oncology products, vaccines, infectious diseases and animal health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world while expanding our strengths in areas like vaccines and biologics. We also devote extensive time and energy to increasing access to medicines and vaccines through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver our products to the people who need them.

Pharmaceutical Technical Operations (PTO) is part of the our Manufacturing Division, where we deliver cost effective medicines and consumer healthcare products to patients around the world every day through innovation, technical and scientific excellence. Our Pharmaceutical network includes professionals at over 40 locations engaged in providing technical support to new product development, manufacturing and supply.

PTO Chemist Intern

As part of the Pharmaceutical Technical Operations (PTO) team in Singapore, the PTO Chemist intern provides support in the technical laboratory in terms of chemical processes and analysis for various manufacturing facilities at the site, along with maintaining housekeeping and safety standards in the laboratory.

The PTO Chemist Intern's main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Support laboratory operations / laboratory management activities through maintaining inventory management system and laboratory housekeeping

  • Perform analysis using various analytical techniques (spectrometry and chromatography) in supporting various plant and utilities improvement initiatives.

  • Support process understanding or improvement projects through experiments and/or process/analytical method evaluation and familiarisation.

  • Assist in process trending and data collection for process monitoring purposes.

  • Complies with all divisional and site-specific policies, guidelines and procedures. Demonstrates and promotes Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) leadership behaviours, ensuring that all activities are carried out in accordance with EHS requirements. Actively participates in GEMBA safety walks.

Job Requirements:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field, including Chemistry /Applied Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or Chemical/Biological/Mechanical Engineering

  • Demonstrated capability in application of sound engineering and scientific principles, project management skills and structured/analytical problem solving techniques

  • An excellent team player who is able to readily take on responsibilities and work independently

  • Able to commit to a 6-month internship (from Jan 2024 to Jun 2024) is preferred

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.


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 for the common good. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully
Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

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Advertised until:
Oct. 13, 2023

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