Ames, Iowa

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Careers with MMD in Ames, Iowa

Address the threat of new and evolving diseases and pathogens that endanger the Livestock and Companion Animal population. Use innovative treatments to quickly develop effective vaccines. And protect the health and well-being of food supplies and people the world over. That’s what we do at the Merck Manufacturing Division in Ames, Iowa, and you’re welcome to join us. Located in the renowned Iowa State University Research Park, our facility is a unit of Merck Animal Health, a global, research-driven company that develops, manufactures and markets an innovative portfolio of veterinary medicines and services to prevent, treat and control disease among Livestock and Companion Animals.

We are committed to our organizational mission of furthering the Science of Healthier Animals®, and one of our most effective offerings is the revolutionary SEQUIVITY™ RNA Particle Vaccine Platform. It enables the development of vaccines that can be used to address common diseases, diseases emerging in a specific country or region and emerging disease outbreaks. Safe, flexible, fast and precise, it allows us to produce specific antigens by collecting pathogens, sequencing specific genes and creating RNA particles to produce targeted vaccines.

Do your skills and interests include process engineering, technical operations, quality control, maintenance/utility engineering, packaging or other fields related to biotech and animal health? Apply them where they can make the greatest difference on a daily basis. Experience a career of immense impact with the Merck Manufacturing Division in Ames, Iowa.

About Ames, Iowa

Stroll down the streets of a thriving, mid-sized Midwestern town that is growing in population and scientific significance. Enjoy a major university setting humming with youthful energy, innovative ideas and world-class achievements. Experience a pleasant rural environment that offers both scenic beauty and access to major metro areas. Welcome to life in Ames, Iowa!

Situated in central Iowa approximately 30 miles north of the state capital Des Moines, Ames has a populace of 66,000. As the home of Iowa State University and its 36,000 students, we have access to a wide variety of recreational and cultural attractions for people of all ages, including major college sporting events. The Campustown neighborhood in particular features a pleasant mix of nightlife, restaurants and local shops catering to a broad array of interests. Cultural attractions in Ames include a wide variety of museums, live theater and music venues, a Farmer’s Market and festivals throughout the year.

Ames is of strong interest to individuals specializing in animal science. The local Iowa State University features excellent colleges of agriculture and veterinary medicine, both of which are known for groundbreaking research. And the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established the nation’s largest federal animal disease center, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Animal Disease Center and one of the country’s two Animal Health and Plant Health Inspection Services here.

Come to a place that has consistently been ranked among the nation’s best places to live. And come into your own in Ames, Iowa.

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Ames, Iowa

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