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3260 Scientist 3 CDMO Synthesis Projects Coordinator

Job ID 72164BR Hackensack, New Jersey

The role is within the External Capabilities group in Small Molecule Process R&D.
Provides operational support and technical guidance for outsourced projects within Merck’s external CDMO partners to ensure the on time, high quality delivery of products and services. Needs to have flexibility to work remotely with our oversea partners in another time zone during off hours. This is expected to be an on-site role based in our Rahway, NJ site; but a hybrid working schedule is currently permitted during the pandemic.


Must Be Fluent in Mandarin


  • Education: BS/MS in chemistry, or a related discipline

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience

Required Skills and Experience

  • Synthetic chemistry background

  • Ability to quickly learn new things

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite, ChemDraw and ELN

  • Fluent in Mandarin

  • Previous experience in project management and vendor management is a plus

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