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  • To work in a culturally diverse and high-performance team who has built a lot of capabilities in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing.
  • Based in Singapore, the regional hub for Asia Pacific (AP)and top-ranked biopharmaceutical company on the Straits TimesandStatista’s list of Best Employers in Singapore for two consecutive years (2020, 2021).
  • Join thepremier biopharmaceutical company that has been in Singapore for more than 25 years and in AP for over 60 years.

Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a “Safety First, Quality Always” mindset striving for continuous improvement. We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

The Chemical technician operates and monitor the chemical production activities in the plant to ensure processes run according to process description, complete batch documentation accurately and thoroughly, while adhering to the required quality and safety standard, and in a productive, cost-effective manner.


  • Operates and monitor the chemical process assigned which involved active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) processing and cleaning activities.
  • Assist Shift Production Lead to meet production targets/schedules while maintaining satisfactory standards of Good Manufacturing Practice, safety, and housekeeping.
  • Assist in trouble-shooting and resolving problems that arise during the processing
  • Participate in SHE, Business Compliance, cGMP and all other compliance-related matters, where applicable
  • Adhere to and comply with the company and departmental procedures, health & safety rules and regulations, and comply with current Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Housekeeping at all times
  • Any other duties as assigned by Supervisor

After one year, you will be competent in current Good Manufacturing Practices which is applied across the pharmaceutical industry. You will be able to work fairly independently to operate/monitor/perform cleaning of the equipment train in an API processing facilities while adhering to safety and quality requirements.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level, NITEC, Higher NITEC or Diploma in Chemical Process Technology, Chemical Engineering or its equivalent
  • Good understanding of safe working practices and cGMP.
  • Ability to work in 12 hours rotating shift (day/night)
  • Team player

This is an Advanced Professional Conversion Programme under Workforce Singapore (WSG) and candidates must meet the following criteria and are open to the following conditions:

  • Singaporeans/Singapore PRs only
  • Fresh graduates with relevant internship experience are welcome to apply
  • PMETs/Mid-Careerist with no prior work experience in Biopharma industry are welcome to apply
  • Open to two years contract
  • Selected candidates will get a flat monthly training allowance (including transport and meal allowance) based on qualification and experience


  • Limitless opportunities across various areas in Manufacturing; well-structured career path
  • A state-of-the-art facility that delivers solution to its customers world-wide
  • Highly engaging team that aims to innovate the future

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

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…

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

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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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

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Deadline: 10-11-2023

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