Elkton, Virginia

Tackle the greatest health challenges with us

Optimizing processes to deliver world-class supplies at globally competitive price points, our teams are now manufacturing and packaging solutions for HPV-related cancers and diseases, bacterial diseases, and other challenging conditions.

Our work is vital to the advancement of public health—yours can be as well. Become a part of the team at our Manufacturing & Supply Division at Elkton, Virginia.

Discover what Elkton, Virginia has to offer

A piece of our company's legacy has lived in Elkton for 80 years.  Nestled along the beautiful hills of the Shenandoah Valley, this is a place defined by bold views of beauty and nature at its finest. Shenandoah National Park (20-minute drive) and both Richmond, Virginia and Washington D.C. are within a two-hour drive of the Elkton site. Find inspiration in the vivid colors and rugged grandeur of our surroundings where you’ll have access to some of the most attractive skiing, golfing, and hiking around.

We are growing and we want you to grow with us

We have made a significant investment in stages over the past couple of years to expand our manufacturing operation in Elkton, Virginia. This includes several State-of-the-Art and innovative projects that have already added 120,000 square feet to our existing operation in Elkton, VA. These projects directly support our shared aspiration and purpose to save and improve lives.
Come work in Elkton, where you can help make a difference locally in the lives of people globally. 


OneTen: We Believe in Your Success

As a founding member of OneTen, Merck is part of a collation of leading companies and executives across industries committed to upskilling, hiring and advancing one million Black individuals in America over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement. OneTen is cultivating a comprehensive skills-first talent network, enabling greater opportunities for earned success. OneTen is not just philanthropy. Rather, it is ensuring that Black talent with the skills and aptitude to earn success also have the opportunity to achieve success.

Build global impact and grow your career with us.

​​​​​​​Work with people who invent, impact, and inspire everyday

The Elkton site enabled my career transition as a veteran. I’ve experienced a community of gifted professionals unified by the mission of manufacturing life-saving medicine to help expand Elkton. Ten years have gone by in a flash and I have learned and grown personally and professionally.
Michael Edward Baliko
Director, Learning & Development
 The Sprinters Internship Program was the first step in my journey. I was introduced to our manufacturing facility, worked on meaningful projects, and gained manufacturing experience. Now, I’m an employee with over two years of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement experience.
Sanarea Ali 
Specialist, Merck Production Systems 
Everyone in Elkton is great to work with. We have a team of very smart, friendly, and collaborative people. I enjoy working with them every day when I come to work!

Anna Brcka
Sr. Specialist, Engineering

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