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2020 Facilities Management Summer Intern

Requisition ID: ADM010817

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century . Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare .

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 will have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.
Intern positions generally last 9-12 weeks and will include one or more projects.

An internship in Global Workplace & Enterprise Services will allow you to:

  • Gain exposure to continuous improvement methodologies (e.g. Defect Elimination, Six Sigma, Lean or equivalent process improvement methodologies) and strategic planning.
  • Work hands-on improving equipment reliability related to facility operations.
  • Gain an understanding of the reliability engineering, maintenance practices, and utility management.
  • Perform risk assessments and develop risk mitigation plans.
  • Advance an understanding of group dynamics within working communities.
  • Foster collaboration and innovation.
  • Strengthen communication and interpersonal skills.

Specific duties include:

  • Gain project experience by regularly attending portfolio meetings and reviewing broad spectrum of facility related projects; put into a schedule with deliverables; physically monitor projects and report status (e.g. spend to date and current forecast).
  • Assist projects through the funding approval process. Receive training in SAP (Merck's financial information system) and become proficient in the "project manager" role as it pertains to the funding approval process.
  • Assist with the metrics for Operating Scorecard. Most of the work we have is straightforward.
  • • Evaluate area requirements and plans for associated capital/expense improvements. Perform administrative duties such as job audits, computer system audits and safety/housekeeping inspections.
  • Support efforts to improve maintenance service, and reliability, and efficiency, and state of the art applications.
  • Responsible for learning and adhering to all Merck Safety, Health, Environmental, GMP and regulatory requirements (as required by task).
  • Perform necessary administrative duties to insure maintenance of records, reports, and associated tasks.


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Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a B.S. Degree in Engineering
  • Should be able to work full time for 9-12 weeks during the summer and return back to school on completion of the assignment.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Should be willing to work in the NJ and PA area

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Strong data collection, analysis and reporting, Project Management



Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com .

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Administrative Svcs Generic
Other Locations: West Point, PA, US
Employee Status: Temporary
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 2
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Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

2020 Facilities Management Summer Intern

Kenilworth, NJ
Temporary

Published on 07/24/2019