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Merck & Co, Inc

Engineering Maintenance Utilities - QLO Lab Support

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering

No

West Point, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer? If so, then this is the opportunity for you!

Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations 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.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Under the supervision of a Senior Specialist or Associate Director, is responsible for providing technical manufacturing support in the field of engineering, maintenance, and utilities (EMU). Provides day-to-day engineering support for assigned Lab area, along with their associated mechanical support utilities including power, HVAC, steam, WFI, and Controlled Temperature Units. Assigned tasks include support and monitoring of equipment performance and maintenance, propose & develop equipment, facility improvements and troubleshoot lab/lab support equipment to ensure reliable, compliant, and efficient operations. Actively ensures GMP quality, safety, environmental, and operating cost goals are achieved. On occasion, may provide supervisory coverage (for maintenance mechanics) to ensure supply of a high-quality product.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Works with Lab OPS, other EM&U engineers, Technology (ESG), Maintenance Supervisors and mechanics to maximize capacity and assure efficient, reliable equipment operation in accordance with all GMP, safety and environmental regulations.

  • Champions the preventive and predictive maintenance program within areas of responsibility, reviews equipment history for reliability concerns, performs root cause analysis, and identifies reliability improvement opportunities and applications for predictive maintenance technologies to reduce maintenance costs.

  • Develops maintenance and repair strategy for periodic shutdowns of lab support and utility systems. Coordinate with maintenance schedulers and manager to schedule and execute shutdown activities.

  • Assists/leads Lab OPS, maintenance supervisors, mechanics, automation engineers, process engineers and Quality representatives in troubleshooting equipment problems as well as investigating Lab atypical events related to equipment/system failure or malfunction.

  • Acts as contractor liaison, for contract resources performing work on equipment in areas of responsibility. This would include ensuring that contract resources perform work in a safe and compliant manner, and that all work is properly documented.

  • Serves as the project engineer and manager for small projects including scope development, design support, field execution and commissioning/qualification testing of assigned equipment.

  • Collaborate with the Planning group, to identify spare parts and stand-by equipment needed to assure maximum capacity and reliability.

  • Supports maintenance scheduling and planning processes in area of responsibility.

  • Supports positive safety culture and participates in HAZOP reviews and Safety inspections. Promotes open communications, inclusion, and teamwork.

  • Authors Standard Operating Procedures or User Manuals and assists in training development for mechanics and supervisors.

  • Assists in the preparation of process studies, engineering standards, equipment utilization, and profit plan.

  • Explains and enforces all GMPs, safety, and environmental regulations. Manages all safety permitting requirements, during the execution of maintenance activities, on Lab, Lab support and Utility systems.

  • Assist in audits, regulatory inspections, and training, in the area of responsibility.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • B.S. Engineering, Science, or 4 Year Engineering Technology Degree.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing experience or technical support group or equivalent.

  • Proficient in the following competencies: empowering leadership, flexibility, motivation, teamwork/collaboration, problem-solving, communication, and computer skills.

  • Knowledge in the application of engineering standards (i.e. ASME, IEEE, NFPA, CFR 1910, NIST, and/or ANSI).

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, 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.

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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.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, 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:

Work Week

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Yes

Hazardous Material(s):


Requisition ID:R226097