2022 Associate Specialist - Global Engineering Solutions Co-Op ( MERCUSR175778ENUS)
New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in customer facing commercial or research-based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.
The Future Talent Program features co-operative assignments that last up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations to remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities, and Validation. We are seeking candidates with outstanding academic records of achievement and demonstrated leadership abilities, candidates who are analytical and inquisitive about the interrelationships of various components, and perceptive, quick learners committed to making a difference in the pursuit of manufacturing high-quality, market-leading pharmaceutical and vaccine products. This Engineering Co-op position is targeted for college students in their final co-op. The role will be assigned with our Company's Global Engineering Solutions and involves learning and applying skills related to process engineering of pharmaceutical-grade equipment for use in drug product and drug substance manufacturing.
During the assignment:
The co-op will be provided coaching with assigned managers and mentors.
The Co-op candidate will be offered the opportunity to develop their leadership skills in the areas of diverse team building, vendor management, and process equipment development/design.
The co-op employee will be challenged to apply their technical knowledge and data analysis and troubleshooting skills in the support of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and facilities, in a team-based environment.
The Ideal candidate will possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, a team player with the ability to work independently.
Prior experience with capital equipment specification and installation are preferred.
Candidates possessing prior intern or co-op experience in a Pharmaceutical engineering role will be given clear preference.
Required Education & Experience:
Candidates must have a BS in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering candidate in their Junior or Senior year at an accredited University.
Preferred Experience & Skills:
Candidates should possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, a team player with the ability to work independently.
Candidates should have prior experience with capital equipment specification and installation are preferred.
Candidates should possess prior intern or co-op experience in a Pharmaceutical engineering role will be given clear preference.
Candidates should have prior intern or co-op experience in the manufacturing or engineering sector, preferably in the Pharmaceutical sector.
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of biopharmaceuticals 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.
New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.
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Employee Status:Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)
Flexible Work Arrangements:
Shift:1st - Day
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