Merck & Co., Inc.

Senior Statistician

Merck & Co., Inc., the world's leading research-driven health products company consistently ranked by Fortune among "America's Most Admired Companies," currently has an exceptional career opportunity for a Senior Statistician at our West Point, PA facility located only 25 miles of NW of Philadelphia.

Reporting to the Manager, RAS-Statistics, you will perform statistical analysis and evaluations for annual reviews, process validation studies, FDA 483's, and any studies filed with regulatory agencies. Problems arising in the analysis of test data must be resolved by applying complex statistical techniques and adapting them when necessary. Company task forces, such as the Stability Project Team, will seek your statistical input and guidance and you'll perform statistical analysis of Merck Manufacturing department studies, such as those from Production or Technical Services. Oral and written reports must be prepared to effectively communicate your subsequent interpretation of experimental results. Your professional development will be supplemented by keeping abreast of current technical issues, attending meetings, and communicating with internal/external statisticians. Lastly, you will write computer programs to perform statistical calculations and seek to utilize new developments in software packages, such as SAS and STATGRAPHICS, to streamline your technical repertoire.

A PhD in Statistics with up to 2 years? experience is required; however, candidates with either an MS in Statistics and 5+ years? experience or 8-15 years? experience with a BS in Statistics receive equal consideration. Key qualifications also include team facilitation skills, leadership ability, effective written and oral communication talents, and computer proficiency.

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package as well as opportunities for professional growth with the best in the industry.