Associate Specialist, Engineering, GSTC Technical Operations Job

West Point PA
Nov 18, 2016
Dec 19, 2016
Organization Type
Associate Specialist, Engineering, GSTC Technical Operations:ENG003061


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 in Global Technical Operations will require the successful candidate to develop into and serve as a technical leader. In this function, colleagues provide Subject Matter Expertise for internal and external plant sites across the Americas, EU an Asia Pacific regions. Major functions include providing rapid and effective commercial support for: investigations, tactile supply challenges, strategic initiatives, change control and routine packaging and manufacturing operations. Focus is on non-sterile commercial operations (both drug product and API).



- Must be currently enrolled in a program leading to a BS in Chemical Engineering, or related science, from an accredited college/university with a graduation date not later than July 2017

Preferred Experience:

- Relevant work experience which may include any of the following:
- Providing site support within a manufacturing and or packaging area
- Experience with process scale-up and/or technology transfer, moving operations from small scale to larger scale.
- Demonstrated capability to develop and execute an experimental program to address issues of process robustness, productivity, and/or cost, integrating efforts with specialists in other technical disciplines.
- Experience with pharmaceutical, API or other technology development
- Familiarity with concepts and application of cGMP during pharmaceutical development and production.
- Solid organization and project management skills

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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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.

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Job Type: Full Time

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: Occasionally working with manufacturing processes and compounds

Relocation Provided: Domestic (within country)

Company Trade Name:Merck

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