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Spclst, Engineering

Job Description

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 itslegacy 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.


The Specialist Manufacturing Automation in the West Point Technical Operations organization will be responsible for supporting process automation systems in manufacturing.


This position may provide direct support to automation security and obsolescence initiatives or serve as the site automation representative on a new capital project. General support responsibilities include:

  • Trouble-shooting challenging equipment / automation issues to improve manufacturing performance
  • Maintaining the automation systems in compliance with cGMPs.
  • Providing support as a representative of or leading a small a startup or existing production team providing technical assistance in fulfilling the automation requirements for the team.
  • Reviewing automation documents, preventive maintenance, and SOPs to ensure compliance with GMP and safety.
  • Developing and supporting corrective actions for investigations related to automation or IT systems.
  • Use technical knowledge to assure the efficient operation of variety of automated processing and information technology systems.
  • Participates in audits and training programs in the area of responsibility.
  • On-floor support of manufacturing activities.
  • Provides client services support for business area applications.
  • Participation in Kaizen events.

Other:

  • SOP development and review.
  • Direct support of regulatory inspections and audits.
  • Direct support of validation activities and all other associated Quality functions.
  • Applies general knowledge of company business developed through education or past experience
  • Understands and applies regulatory/ compliance requirements relative to their role


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or other relevant discipline

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in process automation or equivalent

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in Automation Platforms, DCSs (DeltaV), PLCs (Allen Bradley, Siemens), SCADA systems, OSI PI Data Historian.
  • Experience in a GMP environment, expereince with Computer System Validation (e.g. Familiarity with GAMP and FDA 21 CFR part 11 regulations)

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 tostaffingaadar@merck.com.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran "“ proudly embracing diversity in all of it's manifestations.

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

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

EEOC Poster
EEOC GINA Supplement​
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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:

Travel Requirements:

10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

No

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:ENG004427

Spclst, Engineering

West Point, PA
Full Time

Published on 09/20/2019