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Dedicated to helping the world be well through innovative health solutions.
We offer opportunities across a variety of STEM related careers and manufacturing, together with careers opportunities in Sales & Marketing, Shared Business Services, and support functions such as HR, Finance, IT.
Full time, part time, and contract.
- Wide range of career advancement and development opportunities across multiple countries and locations in Ireland.
Our employees work in a challenging, rewarding and positive environment, where personal and professional development is actively encouraged.
We promote work/life flexibility and understand the importance of commitments our employees may have outside work.
At MSD, we also have a strong culture of corporate social responsibility and participate actively in the communities in which we are located.Benefits and rewards
Today MSD employs 2,300 people directly in Ireland and provides an additional 9,000 indirect jobs through its operations at eight sites across Ireland.
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We are a leader in healthcare, dedicated to helping the world be well through a wide range of innovative health solutions.
MSD, known as Merck in the United States and Canada, has operations in more than 140 countries. MSD employs approximately 2,000 people across its sites in Ireland, which encompass manufacturing, commercial and marketing facilities.
As a global leader in healthcare, we are dedicated to helping the world be well through a wide range of innovative health solutions. This includes the development, production and distribution of prescription medicines, vaccines and biologic therapies as well as animal health products.
Our core values are driven by the desire to improve life, achieve scientific excellence, operate with the highest standards of integrity, expand access to our products, and employ a diverse workforce that values collaboration. Many of the most widely used MSD medicines are developed by our teams in Ireland, with over 60% of MSD’s global top 20 products now manufactured here in Ireland. We have invested hugely in the Irish market and our Irish sites are highly regarded, and renowned, by our colleagues across the globe.Committed to Ireland
Many of our leading global products are made or packaged in Ireland and we are a proud member of Guaranteed Irish.
In the past five decades, MSD has invested more than €2.2bn in Ireland and contributes significantly towards making the pharmaceutical industry the country's leading export sector.