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Merck DeltaV Global Engineer (Remote Role) in Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description

New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

At our Company we are advancing Digital Shop Floor technologies, collaboration, and leadership across the organization. Specifically, in our platform leadership of our process control systems that are installed globally across our diverse vaccine, biologics and small molecule manufacturing arenas. We are expanding the Digital Shop Floor Platform Organization to include this role focus on DeltaV Process Control System technology, architecture, configuration library management, lifecycle support.

This role will work within the DeltaV Center of Excellence to provide technical guidance, lead sub teams, implement proof of concepts, and consult in all aspects of DeltaV. This role will also include supporting site operational automation team in their day to day challenges of operating DeltaV for all aspects of lifecycle management. It will also involve working closely with the business, IT technical staff, other engineering groups to collaborate in delivery high operational efficiency to this key asset. The role will also have high collaboration with suppliers, Emerson directly as well as other solution partners, to ensure a cohesive technology roadmap is in place.

This technical leadership role will focus primarily on the use of DeltaV systems used in the production of key our Company products in all three areas of our Company Manufacturing:

  • Biological/Sterile

  • Chemical

  • Pharmaceutical

And employing technologies including:

  • Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

  • Supervisory Control Systems (SCADA)

  • IT Integration Services

The technology leader must also understand the business needs of MMD and stay abreast of new technologies to make recommendations for business improvements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Position will require on the average 25% travel globally.

  • An engineering degree or comparable engineering/ manufacturing experience.

  • Experience and accomplishments in the implementation of DeltaV manufacturing automation systems.

  • Clear understanding of all aspects of DeltaV architecture. Capability to articulate different architectures including but not limited to virtual servers, operator interface practices, code development best practices, controllers and I/O.

  • Experience building technology roadmaps and working with business architects to deliver the proper technical solutions to the business.

  • Understanding of industrial cyber-security best practices for ICS systems. Able to work alongside corporate security professionals to develop and constantly evolve security standards.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to participate in global teams and having flexibility to support global time zones

  • Ability to lead teams, bringing people together to achieve a common goal of a deliverable

  • Ability to become influential in his/her area demonstrated by suitable technical degrees and/or experience.

  • Ability to work with business customers in a highly dynamic environment.

  • High personal integrity, credibility, and energy.

  • Experience and in-depth understanding of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and application systems development.

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree (Engineering/Computer Science is preferred)

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 5 + years working in a manufacturing automation environment.

  • 5+ years of working experience with DeltaV process automation system.

  • Prior working experience with solution delivery, system configuration, and a strong familiarity with the system architecture.

  • Prior working experience with lifecycle management activities.

  • Prior working experience in pharmaceutical, biological or bulk-manufacturing facilities is required.

  • In-depth understanding of validation life cycle in a GMP environment

  • General Understanding of IT infrastructure including networking, Windows server, virtualization, and storage technologies

Preferred Experience / Skills

Familiar with PLC/SCADA automation systems

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of 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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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., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, 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.

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No relocation

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Remote Work


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Requisition ID: R181728