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Merck & Co, Inc

2022 Early Talent Rotation - Global Supplier Management Group (GSMG)/Global Workplace Enterprise Services (GWES) ( MERCUSR128766ENUS)

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Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Our Sourcing team partners with the business to ensure efficient acquisition of goods and services that enables the commercialization of our medicines, vaccines and Animal Health products. We collaborate internationally and are grouped into center-led categories and regional operating teams.

Our company's Global Supplier Management Group (GSMG) and Global Workplace Enterprise Services (GWES) team is seeking candidates for our early talent rotational program. Our team is responsible for engaging and developing suppliers to meet all our business needs, as well as acquiring, fitting out, operating and maintaining our global real estate portfolio in support of a productive workforce.

The goal of the Early Talent Rotational (ETR) Program in GSMG/GWES is to create a diverse, talented network of procurement and facilities professionals and business leaders/influencers. The program will offer these individuals a path of differentiated exposure and investment in order to develop their technical, business, and leadership capabilities so that they know our Company's business by supporting the various divisions (Research, Manufacturing, Sales/Marketing, Finance), understand procurement and facilities processes and will engage meaningfully to help positively affect the company economics and impact the value realization of GSMG/GWES.

We are looking for:

  • Graduates with outstanding academic records of achievement and demonstrated leadership abilities

  • Candidates who are analytical and inquisitive about the interrelationships of various components

  • Natural problem solvers

  • Perceptive, quick learners committed to helping to further our Company's vision and mission.

The program allows new hires to experience three rotations over a three year period in various business areas and work locations, likely in our PA & NJ offices, and possibly in MA or CA. Each individual will be partnered with a mentor who will be able to help with acculturation at our Company and career planning. Rotations are assigned based on the individual’s development interest, discussions with their mentor, and alignment with business needs.

Examples of areas you can work in are:

  • GWES: Capital Planning & Project Engineering – supporting capital planning process and/or working as a field engineer executing projects and facility design

  • GWES: Technology & Innovation – improving process through innovation, leveraging Technology and Data Analytics

  • GWES: Service Delivery – managing information our clients consume to provide the best possible experience

  • GWES: Facilities Management – learning how a facility operates through Utility Operations, Reliability Engineering, Energy/Sustainability and/or Site Maintenance

  • GSMG: Indirect Procurement – sourcing corporate services and products, examples: IT Solutions, Corporate Travel, Corporate Meetings, etc.

  • GSMG: Direct or Research Procurement – sourcing materials and services used in Research & Development and manufacturing of medicines

  • GSMG: Supplier Development & Performance Management – Partnering to improve the performance of our suppliers

  • GSMG: Economic Inclusion & Supplier Diversity – developing and leveraging diverse suppliers in non-traditional areas

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Recent Bachelor’s or Master’s degree graduate; experience in healthcare industry through internships or co-ops preferred

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred

  • Degree should be in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business, Computer Science (or similar)

  • Interest in procurement and/or engineering/facilities management

  • Proven analytical ability, leadership, integrity, and interpersonal skills

  • Eligibility to work in the US on a permanent basis without sponsorship

Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

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.


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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Requisition ID:R128766