IPT Shift Engineer Job

Danville PA
Oct 21, 2016
Nov 08, 2016
Organization Type
IPT Shift Engineer-MAN003555


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.

This position will serve a dual role for the Cherokee Integrated Process Team (IPT) organization, providing both engineering and supervisory support to the shop-floor staff engaged in the manufacture of organic chemical intermediates and bulk pharmaceutical finished products.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Front-line management of staff and activities required to manufacture chemical/pharmaceutical products in line with customer requirements for quantity, quality, and delivery.

- Providing leadership, advising/coaching, and development of hourly, union employees functioning as shift work teams.

- Providing daily technical support to the manufacturing area.

- Ensuring production activities are completed in compliance with established procedures and safety, environmental, and cGMP requirements.

- Monitoring of key process parameters.

- Investigating, troubleshooting, and resolving manufacturing problems and events.

- Developing and demonstrating new and/or improved processes.

- Executing projects in the manufacturing area.

- Ensuring the manufacturing area achieves productivity and financial targets.

- Focusing on improving the efficiency of the processes and work environment.

- This is a shift-based position, and shift work (12-hour, 7-day, rotating) will be required.


Education Requirement:

- B.S. or advanced degree, in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, or related field.

Required Experience:

- Previous technical support experience in a chemical, pharmaceutical or other industrial manufacturing environment is required. Supervisory experience is desired.

- Preferred Experience

- Experience managing front-line employees and advanced problem solving skills (root cause, Lean, Six Sigma) both highly desirable.

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 staffingaadar@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 its manifestations.

Job: Manuf./Operations Generic

Job Title:Spclst, Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Danville

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): Other (see Work Schedule)

Hazardous Materials: The individual may be required to work with hazardous chemicals while wearing personal protective equipment.

Company Trade Name:Merck

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