With us you can make great things happen

The first sentence of our mission statement is “Our aspiration is to make great things happen”, and this is our aim as a company, but also as an employer. We know that given the right opportunities, encouragement and environment, our employees can make great things happen – for Merck, our customers and for their own careers. We expect a lot from our talented and diverse employees, but in return we make a commitment to offer an exceptional place to work. There are five aspects to working at Merck which we believe set us apart from other employers:

Global expertise built on local insight

• Global reach and market-driven, high-quality products
• Worldwide collaboration between people from different nations and cultures
• A diverse environment that’s stimulating, professionally and personally

Respect and recognition come as standard

• A culture where we acknowledge performance and recognize success
• Employees are trusted and empowered to work on important projects
• Our many internal awards programs allow everyone to feel valued

Talent is developed and growth supported

• Huge range of roles and locations offer exceptional career possibilities
• We support your professional and personal development
• Growth is built around your aspirations and skills

High quality through innovative science

• We invest heavily in R&D, winning awards and setting market standards
• We take on complex challenges that others wouldn’t with confidence
• We value inventiveness and creativity from everyone here for continuous improvement

We’re united in the purpose to improve lives

• We’ve been improving lives worldwide for almost 350 years
• Our family ownership allows us to think long-term growth, not short-term gain
• We’re proud of what we achieve, but also the way we do it