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Associate Scientist MSD Animal Health Boxmeer

Vacancy at: MSD
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 12 October 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Hourly indication
€ 2773 per month € 16.00 per hour
Vacancy number: 25947
Interesting for you
  • Reiskostenvergoeding
  • Pensioenregeling
  • Toegang tot Manpower Academy

Job description

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve animal lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity and scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues around the world! In return you will receive a gross salary of €16,78 per hour, reimbursement of travel costs, pension accrual and the opportunity to work for an employer who really makes a difference in the world! Sounds good right? Read through the rest of this vacancy and apply today!


Employment agency Manpower is looking for an Associate Scientist for MSD Animal Health in Boxmeer.


You will work in the department Bioprocess Technology Solutions (BTS). This department is responsible for process development of production processes and analytical tests for bacterial and viral antigens as well as vaccine manufacturing (freeze drying and liquid formulations) processes for new vaccines (R&D pipeline). Within a multidisciplinary environment you will cooperate with (international) colleagues from Research & Development, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory and Supply Chain. More specifically, in this role you will be responsible for:

  • Execute and report of experiments contributing to process development or investigational project for sterile manufacturing and lyophilization of veterinary vaccine production
  • Developing technology and validation of technologies and processes for freeze drying, emulsification, and blending and filling
  • Providing process engineering and technical knowledge in projects and research on production related topics
  • Reporting and presenting project updates
  • Participating in Global BTS projects and aligning with stakeholders from other departments

What’s in it for you
  • Gross salary of €16,78 per hour
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Pension accrual via Manpower after 26 weeks of work
  • Free access to E-learning platform Manpower Academy
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Temporary employment contract

About the company

You will come to work for MSD Animal Health. For more than a century, they have been bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, the 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.

Working hours
The working hours in this full-time position are during regular office hours. Incidentally it requires to work in the evening.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher, or at least 5 years of experience working in the field of lyophilization, sterile manufacturing, bioprocess engineering, or microbiology
  • Experience in SAP and Lean Six Sigma is an advantage
  • Preferably quality management and GMP knowledge in biopharmaceutical industry
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • Fluent in Dutch in speaking and writing or willingness to learn Dutch, due to most of the documentation and co-workers being Dutch
  • Starters are welcome to apply!


Living near Boxmeer, Nijmegen, Helmond or Uden is a bonus but not mandatory!

Do you meet the job requirements and are you interested in this position? Apply today and Manpower will contact you within two working days!