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Merck & Co, Inc

Specialist, Engineering ( MERCUSR113226ENUS)

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering

Yearly

No

Elkton, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer? If so, 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.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply their enthusiasm and technical skills as a member of a multidisciplinary team supporting pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Responsibilities

  • Providing technical support for in-line manufacturing processes in the vaccine and biologics area

  • Learning new processes and procedures

  • Project work

  • Shift work as needed

  • Troubleshooting of processes, equipment, and systems

  • Conducting technical investigations and analyses and recommending corrective actions

  • Writing and reviewing procedures for operation of equipment and processes

  • Contributing to process and equipment safety reviews

Education Requirement

  • B.S. degree in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, biological systems engineering or related discipline or B.S. degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related life science discipline

Experience and Skills

Required

  • Minimum of 2 years of industrial experience in pharmaceutical, biologics or vaccines support

  • Strong problem solving skills and a hands-on approach to problem solving, with a bias toward going to see problems for oneself in the field

  • Excellent technical, organizational, interpersonal, collaborative, and verbal/written communication skills including technical writing

  • Examine an issue from diverse perspectives (safety, compliance, maintenance, automation, equipment, process, and people) in order to best understand and resolve it

  • Enthusiasm, confidence and initiative-taking ability needed for continuous learning and its applications

Preferred

  • Project management

  • Participation in regulatory agency inspections

MMDHJ

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being 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 …

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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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.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully
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:

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R113226