Engineer II -(Associate)

Location: Elkton, VA 22827, USA



Required-BS in Chemical, Biochemical or Mechanical Engineering. 2-4 yrs+ Experience (Some Co-op/internship experience acceptable but required 1+yr real world). Proficient with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Power Point, Word, and Excel. Preferred experience with DeltaV, PI data historian, SBOL. General lab experience (how to be functional/comfortable in lab environment) with additional knowledge in fermentation and/or cell culture for purpose of virus or recombinant protein production is required. Preferred experience with SOP and technical document writing. Relevant experience in a cGMP environment preferred, relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred. Flexibility with the Shift work. Process development activities for a vaccines related drug substance intermediate. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in/drive fermentation process development of proteins at lab and pilot scales: design and trouble shoot experiments, analyze data and present the findings to the team in the form of presentations. The candidate will also have the opportunity to author technical documents and SOPs and work with customers at manufacturing scale. Candidate will be part of a dynamic cross-matrix team of scientists and engineers. Comments/Special Instructions to Vendor. Fully on-site position Flexibility with shift work. Comfortable in lab setting/Fermentation knowledge.

Two Companies, One Partnership.
AgileOne is proud to be responsible for placing temporary employees on assignment at Merck & Co. We are always looking for talented people who can bring their empathy, creativity, organization, and other skills to Merck. It is these unique skills that contribute to their company purpose of saving and improving lives around the world. Please join us as an AgileOne temporary employee on assignment at Merck —and start making your impact today!

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About Us
AgileOne is headquartered in Torrance, California, and is the Global External Workforce Solutions Provider for Merck & Company. Our temporary employment opportunities are perfect for highly skilled professionals who want to make an impact at a top-tier company, without committing to a long-term employment relationship! When you join one of our projects, you’ll take on exciting work with our client. Merck is a global leader, and their products are found in 79% of countries worldwide. They have approximately 68,000 employees.

Employee Benefits
While on temporary assignment at Merck, your employer of record and employee benefits are through AgileOne. At AgileOne, we invest in employee development and wellbeing. Our corporate culture rewards productivity, world-class customer service, and creative approaches to problem solving. Some of the employee benefits include:

  • Weekly compensation!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) and Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Career development opportunities
  • Life & disability coverage

Diversity & Inclusion
The ActOne Group bears the distinction of being the largest, zero-debt, certified woman/minority-owned workforce management company in the United States. AgileOne strives to offer each employee an inclusive, respectful, and engaging work environment that celebrates the wide range of talents they bring to our organization.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Giving back to the local communities is a fundamental part of AgileOne. We pay it forward by encouraging our employees and teams to lend their time and talent. We have a strong history of supporting the following causes:

  • Local food banks and rescue missions
  • AIDS Walk Los Angeles
  • Run from Hunger
  • Just in Time for Foster Youth

Diversity of talent. Diversity of thought. Diversity of background. Many experiences: ONE voice.
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