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.
West Point Technical Services – Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) IPT is seeking a highly motived individual for a Specialist – Engineering position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the performance and results of the manufacturing area by providing contextualized and visualized data to meet customer needs and drive solutions.
Responsibilities include the following:
Provide technical support for the MMR bulk manufacturing area.
Supports team safety, environmental, and compliance initiatives.
Apply technical skills to align activities with department, site and franchise objectives.
Work as a team member on continuous improvement projects, complex manufacturing investigations, process improvement and/or validation projects.
Develop tools to monitor the health of the manufacturing process and support processes through use of current data engineering tools, such as DataIKU and Spotfire.
Support continuing validation activities.
Effectively collaborates with cross functional peers.
Manage project work to ensure due dates are met; escalating when necessary and developing remediation plans when possible.
Has ability to examine an issue from diverse perspectives (safety, compliance, automation, equipment, process, and people) in order to best understand and resolve manufacturing challenges.
Assure consistent application of standardized work, engineering and process tools.
Author and update technical and manufacturing documents necessary for investigations, process design/definition, engineering studies, process demonstrations, change control and validation.
Supports projects to improve the performance of our processes, including investigation Corrective/Preventative Actions (CAPAs), projects aimed at improving Right-First-Time performance or preventing/reducing deviations, and value capture projects that seek to improve yield/efficiency, reduce cost, or lower our processing cycle times.
Prepare documentation to support regulatory submission and participates in regulatory inspection activities for the facility.
Education Minimums Requirement:
B.S Degree in Engineering or Science.
Minimum 2 years post-bachelor’s degree experience in GMP manufacturing and/or technical support of GMP manufacturing operations.
Required Experience and Skills:
Demonstrated strategic ability to develop innovative solutions for undefined problems and business processes to meet the needs of key stakeholders and project sponsors.
Developed communication, leadership and teamwork skills.
Ability to manage projects to ensure timely completion of project milestones.
Experience with data analysis (MANTIS, DataIKU, Spotfire, PowerBI, and/or Pipeline Pilot).
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Experience in biologics, vaccine or bulk sterile manufacturing facilities.
Understanding of sterile and aseptic processing.
Proficient in the following competencies: flexibility, motivation, teamwork/collaboration, problem-solving, and project management.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed 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., 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.
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.
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