Senior Specialist, Engineering; Global Bio-Sterile Technical Services Job

West Point PA
Feb 03, 2017
Feb 08, 2017
Organization Type
Senior Specialist, Engineering; Global Bio-Sterile Technical Services-CHE004988


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 Global Technical Operations (GTO), Biological-Sterile Shared Services organization, is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill an open position in the GTO Bio-Sterile Technical Services team to support strategic projects and critical Site initiatives for Vaccine products in the Large Molecule (LM) Line of Business.

GTO Bio-Sterile Technical Services is a customer-focused Above-Site support team with the goals to:
•Lead and execute strategic Above-Site projects for multiple LM Sites or multiple vaccine products.
•Provide on-site support for critical Vaccine Site investigations and specialized technical requests.

Responsibilities include the following:
- Project leadership and execution of Above-Site LM projects for all phases including: project planning, project management and execution.
- Lead project teams for In-line product Technology Transfers and strategic projects across the LM Site Network.
- On-site support for Vaccine Site requests to support critical projects and investigations.
- Support for strategic GSTC Hoshin Challenges: process monitoring, CQA Analysis, Site comparisons, Technical Risk Assessment.


Education Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Biology/Chemistry Sciences.

Required Experience and Skills:

- Minimum 5 years experience in a Technology support role in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
- Demonstrated strong project leadership skills to deliver successful completion of project target milestone dates.
- Ability to work effectively across boundaries to build strong collaborative relation with other internal GSTC partner groups, LM 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.
- Ability to travel up to 30% depending on site needs.
- MPS experience - LSS Green Belt certification or equivalent experience.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

- Site Technology experience supporting Vaccine Bulk and Filling processes
- LSS Black Belt certification
- Proficient with statistical data analysis (JMP or Minitab)

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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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Job: Chemical Engineering

Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Engineering

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 3

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: No

Company Trade Name:Merck

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