Meet The Talent Acquisition Team

Steffi Wang, Talent Acquisition Expert at Merck

Martina Kunze, Talent Acquisition Expert at Merck

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...if you want a routine 9-5 recruitment job which will involve you hiring the same positions day in, day out.

If, however, you want a Talent Acquisition role where you will support our Life Science, Healthcare, Performance Materials businesses along with our Group functions, hiring the most curious minds who can help solve the toughest challenges within our sectors, then this is the role for you.

When you join our team, you will spark a passion for talent that transforms Merck to become THE vibrant science and technology company.

Sounds like a challenge you want to take on?

Then read on and learn more about our team!

If there are currently no open positions in the team, you will see the 10 most recently published vacancies.

Take the first step on a monumental career at MeRCK!

Q: What is it like to be part of the Talent Acquisition team at Merck?

A: Being part of the Talent Acquisition team at Merck goes far beyond just being a 9-5 job. Fueled by purpose and rewarded by personal fulfillment, we offer more than just standard career opportunities. We are business partners to our leaders, recommending and implementing recruitment strategies that help achieve the organization's objectives

Q: What type of positions do you recruit?

A: Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials are our core businesses, which are supported by our Group functions (HR, IT, Finance) In all three sectors, we offer specialized and high-quality products and in order to do this, we must have the most curious minds. We focus on attracting and selecting people from a wide range of expertise, from corporate functions to scientific and more specialized roles.

Q: I don’t see a position that catches my eye right now but would like to be part of Merck, how can I give you my information?

A: Stay connected with our monthly newsletter and sign up to join our Talent Community to hear more about our current positions. Scroll down and complete the form to stay informed.

Q: Can I apply to a position outside my country?

A: Yes!  We value collaboration and bringing diverse minds together.

Q: Approximately how much time it takes to fill an open position?

A: Our time to fill depends on the complexity, type of position, work location and the number of interviewers participating in the hiring process; please be sure that our recruiters will be in touch with you to give you a follow up of the process you are participating on in a timely manner.

Q: Are there opportunities for development in Talent Acquisition?

A: We invest in the development of all of our people, because our fundamental belief is that everyone has talent. And there are many ways to grow! We are convinced that a large part of your learning is done on the job. We trust you with responsibility and appreciate those who want to seek new horizons, e.g. by taking over areas you were not yet acquainted with or the lead in larger projects. There are many paths you can chose, and we want to do everything we can to help you fulfill your ambitions and reach your professional goals. Depending on your personal ambitions, we encourage you to take on new challenges and support you in developing your skills. You can develop your career as HR BP, Talent Development Expert/Manager or more operational HR  positions.

Q: What type of background and experience has a Merck Talent Acquisition Expert?

A: At Merck we value candidate’s soft skills as much as hard skills. Having had an experience as Researcher or Consultant in international hiring agencies and/or as an in-house recruiter with global firms – within the competition or not – is a good way but not exclusive to join our Talent Acquisition teams.

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