3rd Shift Associate Specialist, Engineering, Maintenance & Utilities ( MERCUSR115060ENUS)
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.
Under the supervision of a Senior Specialist or Associate Director, the Associate Specialist is responsible to provide day-to-day equipment and facility engineering support for assigned area including vaccine bulk manufacturing, and/or associated facility/utilities mechanical support. Assigned tasks include monitoring of equipment performance and maintenance, propose and develop equipment and facility improvements and troubleshoot process equipment to ensure reliable, compliant and efficient operations. Actively ensures compliance to current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Safety, and Environmental regulations while achieving operating cost goals.
Reports to and receives supervision from a Senior Specialist or Associate Director. On routine process operations, is guided by standard operating procedures
Provides shop floor day-to-day equipment/instrumentation/robotic and utilities engineering assistance to manufacturing operations
Ensures adequate spare parts inventory, optimizes and coordinates scheduling of preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment reliability
Interacts with hourly, salaried and contract employees in routine matters, troubleshooting equipment and automation systems
Provides supervisory coverage was needed. Assists in the training of hourly employees. Promotes open communications and team work
Maintains a high level of technical knowledge and may coordinate safety, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and environmental compliance programs
Actively supports productivity improvement program and resolution of deviation events. Participates in root cause investigations, evaluates, develops and improves business processes and develops technical rationale for system improvements
Develops Qualification, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Preventative Maintenance documentation and provides reports, data and information to support ongoing operations
Executes projects from concept to qualification, which may involve facilities, utilities, equipment, automation, or process related upgrades based on project requirements and site procedures
Summarizes project progress, delays, or improvement opportunities. Frequently communicates with immediate supervisor about status of projects or assignments
Develops strong relationships with site operations to ensure consensus on operational and regulatory compliance issues
Assists regulatory agency inspections
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Engineering, Science, or four (4) year Engineering Technology Degree
Required Experience and Skills
Minimum one (1) to three (3) years of cGMP, technical/mechanical services experience
Good interpersonal skills including flexibility and ability to work in a team environment
Good analytical abilities, organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills
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.
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Travel Requirements:No Travel Required
Flexible Work Arrangements:Not Specified
Shift:3rd - Night
Valid Driving License:Yes
Number of Openings:1