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Specialist Engineering – Sterile Drug Product ExManfg Techology


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Job Title: Specialist Engineering – Sterile Drug Product ExManfg Techology  - CHE005428


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. 

The Global Technical Operations, Biological-Sterile (GTO Bio-Sterile) External Manufacturing organization, is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill an open position in the GTO Bio-Sterile External Manufacturing  team to support sterile drug product manufacture at contract manufacturing sites.  Our team strives to not only provide technical excellence to our work but to be strong partners, collaborators and leaders within the small and large molecule lines of business at Merck as well as externally to identify and incorporate new and innovative approaches.

The Team is seeking a highly motivated individual to partner with the Operations, Quality, Procurement, and Regulatory groups to provide technical support for the Global Change Control Process across the network and Subject Matter Expertise for initiatives.  Incumbent will support multiple CMOs with tactical work and process analysis for sterile processes, formulation, filling, visual inspection and packaging. This will include change control, data analysis, investigation support, on-site support for manufacturing, risk assessments and other initiatives.  The incumbent will also support regulator inspections, filings, and tech transfers for sterile drug products.  The incumbent will have technical and leadership skills in addition interpersonal and communication skills, as they will be part of high performance teams.



  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering or Science Related field


  • Ability to work effectively across boundaries to build strong collaborative relation with other internal GSTC partner groups, Small and Large Molecule Sites and external partners.
  • Demonstrated strategic ability to develop innovative solutions for undefined problems and business processes to meet the needs of key stakeholders and project sponsors.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in biological/pharmaceutical/chemical manufacturing 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% depending on site needs or vendor support required.


  • Proven analytical and technical problem-solving abilities. 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team, using strong collaboration skills. 
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence peers. 
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements with regard to raw materials used in vaccine manufacturing.
  • Change Execution Management training.

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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