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Merck & Co, Inc

Specialist - Automation Engineering ( MERCUSR111650ENUS)

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering

Yearly

No

West Point, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

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.

The Specialist Manufacturing Automation in the West Point Technical Operations organization will be responsible for supporting process automation systems in manufacturing. This position may provide direct support to automation security and obsolescence initiatives or serve as the site automation representative on a new capital project.

General support responsibilities include:

  • Trouble-shooting challenging equipment/automation issues to improve manufacturing performance

  • Maintaining the automation systems in compliance with cGMPs.

  • Providing support as a representative of or leading a small startup or existing production team providing technical assistance in fulfilling the automation requirements for the team.

  • Reviewing automation documents, preventive maintenance, and SOPs to ensure compliance with GMP and safety.

  • Developing and supporting corrective actions for investigations related to automation or IT systems.

  • Use technical knowledge to assure the efficient operation of a variety of automated processing and information technology systems.

  • Participates in audits and training programs in the area of responsibility.

  • On-floor support of manufacturing activities.

  • Provides client services support for business area applications.

  • Participation in events.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • SOP development and review.

  • Direct support of validation activities and all other associated Quality functions.

  • Applies general knowledge of company business developed through education or past experience

  • Understands and applies regulatory/ compliance requirements relative to their role

  • Delta V DCS, Allen Bradly PLC, OPC, ASI/Field/Profibus and other related technologies.

  • Networking, Virtual Machines, Database management and other general IT administration.

Education Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 2 years of experience

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., 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 …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

Invent. Impact. Inspire.

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.

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Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

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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:

Domestic

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

2

Requisition ID:R111650