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Merck Associate SOP Specialist in Wilson, North Carolina

Job Description

Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a “Safety First, Quality Always” mindset striving for continuous improvement. We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Standard Operating Procedure management core responsibilities include :

  • Creating and formatting SOPs, Setup Sheets, Flowcharts, Forms and Job Aids

  • Maintaining SOPs, Setup Sheets, Flowcharts, Forms and Job Aids in electronic repository (MIDAS)

  • Managing and tracking Review and Approval Processes within MIDAS

  • Managing weekly distribution of SOPs, Flowcharts, Job Aids and updated Table of Contents to departmental area libraries

  • Managing distribution of setup sheets to packaging lines

  • Maintaining the Central SOP/Setup Sheet and Flowchart hard copy Libraries – current and archived

  • Managing documents per records retention requirements and identifying Legal Holds

  • Issuing and management of SOP/FC numbers for the site

  • Managing our Manufacturing Division Wilson Procedures Workgroup in MIDAS

  • Cascading communications for SOP Training

  • Updating New & Revised SOP URLs with current Effective Dates and Training Requirements in myLearning

  • Manage SOP re-approval processes for SOPs

  • Champions the Chapter 10 subsystem, SOP Management, ensuring site alignment. Monitors system health and identifies system improvements.

Learning and Development core responsibilities :

  • Utilizes and maintains site training data within the Learning Management System (LMS), or other authorized tools, to manage and monitor training inputs, materials, and reports.

  • Performs training data entry functions within the LMS and maintains hardcopy training completion data, including archives.

  • Assists L&D Specialist with material reproduction and training room scheduling and setup as needed.

Competencies/Leadership Behaviors/Skills:

  • Excellent typing skills – formatting, spelling, etc.

  • Ability to coordinate, log, track, and follow-up on outstanding items

  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency to meet timing requirements

  • Work must be accurate and properly documented for GMP purposes

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks day to day

  • Ability to achieve objectives requiring a high level of cooperation from others throughout the organization

  • Must be able to prioritize tasks based on deadlines and schedule changes

  • Employees are expected to perform other duties or to accept other assignments to compensate for workload shifts as the need arises in addition to the major responsibilities listed above.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • High School Diploma

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Functional experience in data or document management. (5 years)

  • Excellent office software proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat)

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent technical writing skills

  • Detailed Oriented

  • Learning and Development

  • Project management

  • Problem solving

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 …

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

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 .





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Employee Status:



No relocation

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Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:


Valid Driving License:

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Requisition ID: R22006