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Merck & Co, Inc

Associate Specialist, Engineering Automation ( MERCUSR126825ENUS)

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering

Yearly

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 to 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.

Position Description:

The Associate Specialist Manufacturing Automation will be accountable for assisting the manufacturing automation systems in the Barrier Formulation and Filling Operations at the West Point, PA site including the following:

Duties:

  • Troubleshooting equipment / automation issues to improve manufacturing performance (e.g. yield improvements, etc.)

  • Maintaining the automation systems in compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Providing assistance as a representative of an existing production team, providing technical assistance in fulfilling the automation requisites for the team.

  • Reviewing automation documents, preventive maintenance, and Standard Operating Procedures to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and safety.

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

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

  • Participating in audits and training programs.

  • Providing on-floor sponsorship of manufacturing activities.

  • Generating and implementing change controls to meet the needs of the facility.

Other:

  • Standard Operating Procedure development and review.

  • Direct assistance of regulatory inspections and audits.

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

  • Other duties requested by Management.

Position Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or other relevant discipline

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Skilled in PLCs, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, DCSs, Manufacturing Execution System, Batch Operations (S88/S95), IT, and OEM equipment

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to be 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 …

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.

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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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:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R126825