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Merck & Co, Inc

Administrative Assistant ( MERCUSR150375ENUS)

Clerical and Administrative

Administrative Assistant

Yearly

No

West Point, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

New hires based in the US & Puerto Rico will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement, subject to applicable law.

The greatest inventions would not be brought to market without the right project management and administrative support. Woven into every part of the organization, our Administrative teams makes sure our concepts become reality.

Position Description:

The candidate will perform administrative/clerical tasks supporting the West Point Engineering, Maintenance & Utilities leads, and their teams.

Primary activities will include:

  • Function: Under the supervision of the Technical Operations and Quality Directors, performs secretarial, clerical administrative and related duties.

  • Equipment: Fax, duplicating equipment, printer, computer, teleconference/video equipment, delivery services, laminator.

  • Responsible for fundamental administrative/clerical duties requiring analytical ability, independent judgement and problem solving skills.

  • Review priorities with management as necessary.

  • Responsible for mail distribution and collection, phone coverage, copying, scanning and basic expense reports and/or routine financial disbursements via SAP.

  • Requires basic knowledge and understanding of SOPs for the organization and Division, as well as, specialized terminology commensurate with the position.

  • Interact with internal and external customers.

  • Transcribe, record, assemble, track, verify and maintain accuracy of data/ electronic records and spreadsheets.

  • Coordinate regular travel arrangements, basic domestic and international.

  • Write or answer routine correspondence as directed.

  • Maintain daily calendars, (meeting scheduling), teleconferencing, conference room scheduling and video conferencing, accepting on behalf of management.

  • Maintain databases, general and department or Division specific applications.

  • Regularly perform independent basic research via basic internet and intranet searches used to prepare analysis, presentations and reports.

  • Utilize SAP for ordering, expensing and purchase orders.

  • Multitask daily.

  • Support the HR hiring process by scheduling interviews and onboarding employees and contract staff.

  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned by the department as needed.

Position Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Able to work independently

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Visio, Access)

  • Minimum two (2) years Administrative Assistant experience

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R150375