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Associate Director, Engineering - Global Engineering Solutions

Merck


Location:
West Point, PA
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-15
Job Code:
CHE005355
Merck
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Job Title: Associate Director, Engineering - Global Engineering Solutions  - CHE005355

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 its 125-year legacy. 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

 

Reporting to a Technology Director in Global Engineering Solutions, the candidate is responsible for implementation of projects and studies that support business objectives. Leads project implementation activities ranging from early pre-charter activities through closeout utilizing the Capital Management stage gate process with varying degrees of responsibility. Collaborates with other Integrated Project Team members, plant operations personnel, outside contractors and is able to direct the work of suppliers in preparation of project related deliverables. Leads studies, applies Capital Management Process (CMP), Lean methods, and provides consulting to ongoing projects and existing business operations. Exhibits leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, is expected to develop and maintain technical knowledge in their respective area(s) of expertise and provides guidance to assigned engineers. Successful performance requires advance technical knowledge in own field, knowledge in a variety of other areas including new products, processes, systems and facilities, and imaginative and innovative approaches to new and diverse problems.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development of project scope, front-end planning, evaluation of alternative solutions and preliminary designs for manufacturing facilities
  • Provides technical guidance during project implementation, assures viability of technology in proposed configuration, adherence to company standards and practices
  • Preliminary designs, including P&ID development and HAZOP facilitation
  • Leads or supports commissioning and qualification activities
  • Participate in the development and review of engineering guidelines, standards, safety/environmental policies, and change requests
 
 


Qualifications

Education:

  • Education: Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in Engineering or applicable Science

Required:

  • Minimum 7 years Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry in engineering and/or manufacturing in vaccines or biologics
  • Advanced understanding of hygienic, CIP, SIP design and unit operations specific to biologic manufacturing and/or aseptic processing

Preferred:

  • Creative, innovative, thinks outside of the box, self-motivated, applies problem-solving skills, and solid base in engineering fundamentals and equipment troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills. Ability to get results in a cross functional environment and has ability to effectively collaborate with and influence partners.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Project/Time Management skills which deliver on time and quality work
  • Ability to travel, both domestic and international. Assignments may require short-term travel assignments.

 

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 Chemical Engineering

Primary Location NA-US-PA-West Point

Other Locations 

Employee Status Regular

Number Of Openings 1

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