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Merck Engineering Maintenance & Utilities Senior Specialist in West Point, Pennsylvania

Job Description

The Senior Specialist is an experienced individual contributor.

ACCOUNTABILITY

As a member of the Engineering, Maintenance, & Utility Department, is accountable for the management of maintenance and reliability engineers supporting manufacturing areas. This group is responsible for improving asset reliability and manufacturing capacity by providing technical support in the field on engineering resolution of manufacturing mechanical, electrical or automation problems, processes in compliance with GMP, safety, and environmental regulations. Responsible for the development of objectives and projects and upon approval, implements by self or subordinates.

DUTIES

  • Ensures equipment is maintained in accordance with all cGMP, safety, and environmental regulations.

  • Reports to the Associate Director, Engineering, Maintenance, & Utilities, working with independent judgment and minimal supervision, and serving in the Manager's absence as delegated.

  • Maintains an effective organization via appropriate employee involvement, communications, and principle centered leadership.

  • Candidate promotes the development and accountability of all employees. Establishes clear expectations and objectives to guide area and employees' performance and provides timely feedback, training, and coaching.

  • Participates in audits and training programs in the area of responsibility.

  • Leads projects, informs team on project status, coordinates with vendors, operations, tech OPS and site teams to ensure projects are performed as per our Company requirements.

  • Manages Contractors in accordance with site requirements and expectations

Uses technical knowledge to support manufacturing area goals, assuring the efficient operation of variety of processing equipment. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Preventive/predictive maintenance processes and precision maintenance.

  • Root cause failure analysis to prevent recurrence.

  • Process/equipment change control.

  • Quality deviation investigations.

  • Project management

  • Reliability engineering

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.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering B.S. or M.S. in Engineering, Science, 4 Year Engineering Technology Degree.

  • Minimum of six (6) years of manufacturing experience or technical support group or equivalent.

  • Proficient in the following competencies: empowering leadership, flexibility, motivation, teamwork/collaboration, problem-solving, communication, and computer skills.

  • Knowledge and expertise in the application of engineering standards (i.e. ASME, IEEE, NFPA, CFR 1910, NIST, and/or ANSI).

  • Project experience with facility improvements in cGMP environment

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Working Knowledge of cGMP for pharmaceutical and/or vaccine manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma Methodology, Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, knowledge in reliability engineering (including asset life cycle management).

  • Computerized Management Maintenance Systems (Maximo, SAP, ProCal), and CMRP certification desired.

  • Knowledge or HVAC requirements in cGMP facility

  • Experience with LicensedProfessional Engineers to design efficient, compliant new or upgraded GMP equipment.

  • In depth knowledge of utility equipment operation to include chillers, clean steam generation, Water For Injection (WFI), and utility piping and distribution.

  • Able to navigate computerized control system PLC architecture for troubleshooting purposes using appropriate SDLC documentation.

  • Versed in the use of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and associated Sequence of Operation descriptions.

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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.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. For more information about personal rights under the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment laws, visit:

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U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

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.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

25%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Applicable

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

N/A

Job Posting End Date:

05/29/2024

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Job Posting End Date: 05/29/2024

A job posting is effective until 11:59:59PM on the day BEFORE the listed job posting end date. Please ensure you apply to a job posting no later than the day BEFORE the job posting end date.

Requisition ID: R294364

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