2022 Manufacturing Summer Intern ( MERCUSR145079ENUS)
Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.
The Future Talent Program features internships that last up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Manufacturing & Supply Division can provide you with great professional development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
Within Durham Operations there are opportunities to support day-to-day activities and strategic projects to ensure that current and future Bulk and Formulation/Filling facilities operate Right-First-Time in a cost effective manner. This role requires daily problem solving with other departments including but not limited to Technical Operations, Quality, Supply Chain and Learning & Development. The successful candidate will be expected to be a first responder to requests from the manufacturing areas when support is needed.
In this role, the candidate will provide support for the manufacturing of aseptic products. Furthermore, the candidate will be required to work in a fast-paced environment. Off-shift or weekend coverage may occasionally be required to support the Operations team, based on project-specific assignments and/or the vaccine production schedule.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Actively participate on or support cross-functional teams to advance project goals and implement continuous improvement projects
- Support formal problem solving and real-time troubleshooting efforts of unplanned events to ensure reliable supply of Durham manufactured vaccines
- Lead and/or support Lean & Six Sigma initiatives including but not limited to 5S, 8S Problem Solving, and Leaders Standard Work
- Author and/or update GMP documentation
- Ability to contribute to the above remotely/virtually, if required. The 2022 summer work status (remote/on-site) will depend on the state of COVID-19.
- candidates must have a minimum of one year completed of undergraduate work in an engineering or science related major.
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 …
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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