SAP PLM Functional Engineer (Remote)
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As a PLM Functional Engineer, you’ll be an integral part of Merck’s Product Lifecycle Management development team within the Integrated Product Information organization. You will be using your expertise of SAP PLM in leading the implementation of product strategy and ensuring business needs are translated to system features and operations. By working in tandem with software developers and testers, you’ll be part of an integrated team in delivering business value for Merck’s Quality and Clinical business teams in providing accurate, digitized product data to support pharmaceutical supply chains.
Be a critical and integral part of an internal product development team
Demonstrate expertise in SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and the interest to develop others in the skillset
Combine business knowledge, functional, technical, and testing skill sets
Continually improve products with automation, risk mitigation and best practices
Reduce customizations and provide innovative solutions in a heavily customized environment
Education Minimum Requirements
Bachelors degree (Prefer Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering) Advanced degree is a plus.
5+ years of working experience with SAP functional or technical experience in SAP PLM
Previous working experience leading solution design and development on multiple SAP PLM and/or similar projects
Previous working experience with Hands-on configuration experience and solid technical understanding of PLM objects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Pharmaceutical industry exposure or other regulated industries governed by 21 CFR Part 11 validation.
2+ years experience in business analysis and/or requirements gathering
Recent experience with HP ALM, TOSCA, or other major testing solutions
Prior experience or advanced knowledge of agile development processes and SDLC processes
Experience or exposure to SAP PPM module or projects
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Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, 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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