Become part of the Merck Manufacturing Division in the U.S. Manufacture the future of healthcare around the globe.

Help us create more than products. Produce solutions patients need to fight diabetes, infectious diseases and cancer as well as treatments for animal health.

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What will you make of your skills, passion and ideas? Within Merck’s manufacturing division (MMD), you can create a career that is engaging, impactful and rewarding. Use your skills to help us manufacture, package and distribute our innovative animal and human health products, including prescription medicines, biologic therapies and vaccines, through a global network of facilities, partners and suppliers. Our goal is to help save and improve lives around the world, and we do that, in part, by sustaining a customer-focused culture.

We are one of the world’s largest research-driven biopharmaceutical companies, with a 125-year legacy of excellence and a planned global investment over the next 5 years of $16 Billion, $9 Billion of that in the U.S. and much of it to be dedicated to manufacturing assets. We maintain more than 50 sites in 22 different countries, serving over 163 countries. Our global manufacturing headquarters is located in New Jersey and we have U.S. human and animal health manufacturing plants in nine other states. Starting or advancing your career within MMD means taking advantage of resources, technical expertise, outstanding leadership (and development programs for future leaders) and a division and company dedicated to making sure our people succeed so our customers and patients thrive.

Play a key role on a team that is manufacturing the future at Merck and that invites you to invent, impact and inspire—your customers and patients, your team members and even yourself: the Merck Manufacturing Division.


The Merck Manufacturing Division Can Take You Places.

The Merck Manufacturing Leadership Development Program

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Explore Your Potential with the Merck Manufacturing Leadership Development Program.

Learn from experts within a world-class manufacturing environment. Gain the exposure, business acumen and team-building skills to earn and keep the respect of your team. And set yourself on the fast track to an engaging and rewarding career with the Merck Manufacturing Leadership Development Program.

This entry-level program is designed to develop emerging talent for critical positions of increasing responsibility within the Merck Manufacturing Division (MMD). Build your career in alignment with our technical, operations or business track. And learn about the part of our company that formulates, packages and distributes Merck products.

Throughout the program, which consists of three separate, year-long rotations at locations in the U.S. and around the world, you’ll receive practical experience with meaningful projects, mentoring, feedback and support. Once you complete all three rotations, you’re welcome to apply for a position and continue your career with our world-class manufacturing team.

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Serve Your World in a Different Way, with MMD.

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As a military veteran, you’ve sacrificed for your country with honor. Displayed such important personal qualities as leadership, teamwork, discipline, pride, purpose and integrity. And given your all for a cause that truly matters.

You can put those attributes to work in another setting where lives are on the line: The Merck Manufacturing Division. Whether you’re recently transitioning from the military or have been retired for some time, we hope you’ll consider joining our team.

Here are but a few of the reasons why military veterans enjoy building careers here:


An employee network designed to help you adjust to corporate life, make your transition smooth and your work-life rewarding.


Our efforts in this area have earned awards from such important organizations as GI Jobs, Military Times Edge and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

The highest recognition the U.S. government can bestow upon employers for their support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.

Membership in the
Veteran Job Mission

A coalition of employers seeking to hire 100,000 veterans by the year 2010.

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Featured jobs in MMD Manufacturing

R3819 Sr. Scientist, BVA - Analytical Development and Outsourcing West Point,
MAN006340 Operations Manager Elkton,
MAN006031 Senior Manufacturing Automation Engineer Elkton,
R3828 Senior Scientist, Separations West Point,
CHE006599 Senior Validation Engineer Elkton,
MAI000928 Utilities Lead Engineer Elkton,
MAN006636 Operations Manager Elkton,
Opportunities With Us

So, if you are ready to:


solutions to meet unmet healthcare needs


the future by driving MMD’s position as one of the world’s leading healthcare companies


your colleagues and work closely to push the boundaries of science and technology