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Merck 2nd Shift Operations Specialist in West Point, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer? If so, then this is the opportunity for you!

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 linked to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

Accountability

  • Ensure that short term and long-term objectives are achieved while reliably supplying quality product at a competitive cost consistent with Our Company, Regulatory Agency, and State and Local code requirements for quality, good manufacturing practices (GMP), equal employment opportunity, finances, labor, employee, environment and safety;

  • Accountable for technical contribution to project team or sub-team; may manage/lead a small project team;

  • Accountable for resource management (aware of costs and assists in controlling costs) related to own work;

  • Promote the behaviors and principles that drive continuous improvement.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Compliance - Responsible for creating and sustaining a culture that ensures that compliance (Safety, Environment, cGMP, etc.) are imperatives for the business. Responsible for establishing a Right First-Time culture by reducing waste and constantly driving continuous improvement. Responsible to author, review and/or approve compliance documents, as per procedures or need.

  • Work is primarily achieved by individual or through project teams, utilizing technical expertise to achieve results.

  • Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills.

  • Builds knowledge of the company, processes and clients and/or customers.

  • Solves a range of straightforward problems.

  • Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures.

  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

  • Applies team effectiveness skills, listening and integrating diverse perspectives from across the work group; contributes and adds value to the achievement of team goals.

  • Majority of time is spent on contributing to and managing projects.

In accordance with Policy 82 - 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.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to support the organization.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related technical field

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrates strong leadership capability, problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach to problem solving.

  • 3 years of Industry related experience

  • 1-2 years cGMP experience in a sterile, bulk or finished pharmaceutical environment.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Willingness to work off-shift and weekends

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • People management experience

  • Manufacturing plant experience in operational capacity

  • Technical writing

  • Experience working in a Union environment

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated 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 dedicated 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 …

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 .

INVENT.

IMPACT.

INSPIRE.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

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.

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@msd.com

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

EEOC Poster at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEOC GINA Supplement​ at https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/eeocgina_supplement.pdf

OFCCP EEO Supplement at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf

OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf

We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, 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.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

2nd - Evening

Valid Driving License:

Yes

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID: R94172

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