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Operations Specialist

Requisition ID: MAN005730

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.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

This position will collaborate with Rotational Operations Manager to ensure tactical execution of the hour-by-hour schedule. This position will be responsible for driving improvement in Right First Time through our document review process, implementing and sustain a housekeeping program to ensure 24/7 inspection readiness. This individual will also be assigned to site implementation teams such as Data Integrity and other local MPS initiatives.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • B.S. / B.A. in a Science Related Field

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in a Biologics or Vaccine Operations Environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and as an individual contritor.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding and application of Lean Manufacturing principals and how they apply in a manufacturing environment.
  • Coordinates well with those outside of his work function to accomplish projects and assignments.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Experience with SAP/Delta V/Midas.
  • Understanding of GMP docuemntion requirements.

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.

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Job: Manuf./Operations Generic
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials: IPA and Caustic
Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Operations Specialist

Elkton, MD 21921
Full Time

Published on 01/19/2019