MSD creates 100 new jobs at its biologics facility in Carlow

Pharmaceutical giant MSD has confirmed it will be hiring 100 new long-term jobs in Co Carlow as construction of a new manufacturing facility at the site of its existing biologics formulation and filling facility in Carlow gets underway.

The company already employs 530 people at the site.

The new sterile manufacturing facility will be built for the production of next-generation oncology biologics. News of the investment was first reported by the Sunday independent in April and the planning is now in place.

The construction work will employ around 700 people. Once operational, the new facility will employ over 100 people, including highly skilled jobs in quality, operations, engineering, supply chain and technical support.

The planning documents indicate that the new development will have a total gross floor area of ​​over 1.9 acres and will include a new two-story building integrating manufacturing suites, utilities, a warehouse, workshops, laboratories, offices and plant rooms.

MSD Ireland employs over 2,800 people at its sites in Ballydine, Co Tipperary, Brinny, Co Cork, Dunboyne, Co Meath, Carlow and Dublin

According to Marie Martin, site manager at MSD Carlow, demand for the company’s vaccines and biological products has increased.

“The new facility will play a critical role in ensuring we can continue to provide care to meet medical needs well into the future. The talent and dedication of our team is unmatched in the industry and we are very proud that our operations and team continue to grow,” she said. MSD creates 100 new jobs at its biologics facility in Carlow

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