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2020/2021 Supply Chain Management Co-Op

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features co-operative assignments that last up to 6 months and will include one or more projects.  These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals. 

Our Supply Chain team ensures inventory is consistently available to meet customer demand. We coordinate all aspects of supply through supply planning, sourcing, making, inventory management, packaging and delivery. We partner across the Marketing, Finance and Manufacturing organizations to build a robust demand and supply plan and ensure we get products to the right customer, at the place, at the right time.

The position is for six month co-op opportunity within the Supply Chain Organization. Candidate will participate in process improvement projects, which will strengthen the candidates skills in teamwork, collaboration and leadership from among the Warehouse Management, Distribution and Logistics, Technology and Engineering, Cold Chain management. 

The Successful candidate is:

  • An individual motivated to cultivate their leadership skills along with their technical, business and commercial skills by applying their knowledge within manufacturing and supply chain areas of expertise.
  • Candidate should be committed to both their own career development as well as bringing their best to Our Company.
  • The successful candidate should be comfortable with influencing others.
  • The candidate will need to be able to adapt to new roles, responsibilities and situations.
  • The successful candidate is comfortable working independently, working in teams and leading teams.
  • Candidates should be interested in participating in a broad range of work experience across the supply chain organizations. 

Education Minimum Requirement: 

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a BS or MS program in one of the following programs:
    • Supply chain/logistics
    • Bio engineering
    • Bio medical engineering
    • Bio technology
    • Chemical engineering
    • Industrial engineering
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Material science and engineering

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Candidate must be able to work full time for 6 months beginning in fall of 2020.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Ideal candidate will possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, a problem solver and a team player with the ability to work independently. Ideal candidate demonstrated leadership experience in field of study, extracurricular activity, previous internship or undergraduate research, military or prior work experience.

Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student. 

This is a full-time co-op position based in West Point PA.

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

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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:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

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Flexible Work Arrangements:

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Requisition ID:R48733

2020/2021 Supply Chain Management Co-Op

West Point, PA
Full Time

Published on 06/30/2020