Vaccines Manufacturing Technical Operations Intern Job

Vaccines Manufacturing Technical Operations Intern:ADM007834


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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

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

The West Point Operations / Technical Operations intern program supports internship with a 10-12 week duration, which will include one or more projects. These positions provide candidates with great personal/career development opportunities, opportunity to work on projects having impact to vaccine manufacturing, and a chance to see if Merck is the right company for their long-term goals. The intern projects can be in one or more of the following areas:


- Work as part of the team manufacturing life-saving vaccines for counties all over the world

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve and/or optimize manufacturing processes

- Support/lead projects directly tied to improving the safety and/or compliance performance of the operations areas


- Work with operations and quality groups to maintain products at a high level of performance/compliance through completion of effective investigations, process improvement activities, and other key projects.

- Transfer products within Merck’s internal manufacturing network

- Execute strategic technical projects to enhance our World Class Supply posture – decrease inventory, shorten cycle times, lower costs


- Design, build, and renovate advanced manufacturing plants, laboratory and office facilities

- Involvement with all phases of project management from the first engineering drawing to the last phase of project start up



- Sophomore or Junior level curriculum or higher, working toward BS, MS, or PhD in Chemical, Biochemical, Biomedical, or Mechanical Engineering or other related science (Chemistry, Biology, or Microbiology).


- Pharmaceutical or Vaccine manufacturing related experience,

- Strong collaboration skills,

- Strong communication skills,

- Lean six sigma experience/ knowledge,

- Strong project management skills, knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Job Type: Intern

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 12

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck