Associate Director Engineering, Utilities Business Integrator Job

West Point PA
Jul 14, 2017
Aug 01, 2017
Organization Type
Associate Director Engineering, Utilities Business Integrator-MAI000581


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.

The Associate Director, Utilities Business Integrator is responsible for providing functional business support for the West Point utility supply, the largest site utility operation in Merck. Responsibilities include financial planning/budgeting, utility sourcing/purchase interface, operational planning, support for maintenance and EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) program management, materials/supplies purchase management, and administrative support. Coordinates requests/plant requirements with appropriate site departments/external suppliers including; Purchasing, Finance, Global Safety & Environment (GSE), Maintenance & Utilities Engineering, Human Resources etc.

This position leads the utility operational planning/modeling and profit planning development process and supports capital planning. Provides ongoing budget/performance reporting and monitoring requirements and maintains associated documentation. Manages utility electric, gas contracts for the site, and understands contracts/utility tariff requirements. Administers power plant Spare Parts program, and supports utility preventative maintenance (PM) program requirements including power plant calibration and test program, job plan development/updates, job planning, and performance tracking.

The Associate Director, Utilities Business Integrator directs the activities of up to three salaried personnel and PM program partners/contractors and is responsible for recruiting, development and performance management of direct staff.


Education Minimum Requirement:

- BA/BS in Business Administration, Engineering or Computer Science/Technology
Required Experience and Skills:

- Minimum five (5) years of experience in a full range of plant operation administration including operations, maintenance, materials management and work measurement and controls

- Excellent communication, leadership, and teamwork skills

- Excellent customer service skills

- Documented experience as a strong performer in current and past positions

- Ability to handle and prioritize a large number of simultaneous assignments and quickly adapt to changes in business priorities

- Ability to quickly address issues and develop solutions

- Experience with financial and budget tasks including profit and capital planning

- Technical problem-solving abilities

- Experience with SAP/MAXIMO and maintenance planning tools

- Experience using MS Excel and regression analysis
Preferred Experience and Skills:

- One year supervisory experience

- One year of experience with Merck in finance or utility/maintenance service organization

- Experience dealing with external suppliers.

- Understanding of and experience with Merck capital and profit planning processes.

- Experience using analytical modeling/planning tools including statistical, analytical tools (Regressions)

- Experience with MAXIMO.

- Lean, Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification or equal experience in application

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: Maintenance/Utilities

Job Title:Assoc. Dir, Engineering

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Company Trade Name:Merck

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