Senior Statistician Job

West Point, PA, US
March 06 2017
Organization Type
Senior Statistician-QUA005669


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The ideal candidate will serve as a consultant and advocate of statistics to technical specialists and managers in Merck's pharmaceutical, biologic and vaccine manufacturing. You will be a key member of teams solving complex manufacturing problems, improving efficiency of processes and developing new processes. The candidate will provide technical leadership in tasks that include design of experiments, analysis of data, statistical process control, simulation, design of sampling plans, and problem solving. You will also evaluate data for submissions and responses to regulatory agencies and pharmacopoeia. The position level and compensation will be commensurate with your expertise.



- Required: Ph.D. in Statistics (or equivalent) OR M.S. in Statistics (or equivalent), with > 5 years of experience.


- Coursework/experience should include industrial statistics (DOE, SPC, regression, general linear models, and multivariate methods).

- Demonstrated teamwork skills and leadership ability.

- Excellent statistical computing skills in packages such as SAS, R, JMP and Minitab.

- Effective oral and written communication skills to communicate statistical concepts and analyses to non-statisticians.


- Additional experience in Engineering, Chemistry and Six Sigma is considered a plus.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Quantitative Sciences Generic

Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Quant. Sciences

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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