Process Engineer Job

West Point PA
Aug 07, 2017
Aug 15, 2017
Organization Type
Process Engineer-CHE005432


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 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.


- The Specialist, Technical Operations, is responsible for providing technical support to the manufacturing area while actively supporting, participating in and embracing an empowered team culture.

- Contributes to the performance and results of a department.
- Provides technical guidance.
- Anticipates and interprets client and/or customer needs to identify and implement solutions.

- Applies technical skills to align activities with department objectives.

- Leads and/or works independently as a team member on manufacturing investigations, validation and/or process improvement projects.
- Has ability to examine an issue from diverse perspectives (safety, compliance, automation, equipment, process, and people) in order to best understand and resolve the root cause.
- Monitors the health of the process through continuous monitoring and the annual process review or continuing validation activities. Assures consistent application of standardized work, engineering and process tools.
- Provides technical support to manufacturing shop floor for non-routine problems and issues.
- Conducts and may design experimental protocols as needed using the Technical Operations lab facilities and/or production equipment at full scale.
- Authors and updates technical and manufacturing documents necessary for investigations, process design/definition, engineering studies, process demonstrations, change control and validation.
- Participates in regulatory inspection activities for the facility.

- Identifies and resolves technical and operational problems using lean/six sigma tools.
- Effectively collaborates with peers on site and above site as required.
- Resolves non-routine issues appropriately using standard procedures for guidance.

- Influence-Effectively communicates both verbally and written.
- Accountability- Accountable for the individual performance.
- Decision Making - Makes decisions guided by policies, procedures and department objectives.

- Supports departmental plans and priorities based on department scorecard to address local business, service and operational challenges.

- Forecasts individual contributor resource needs and needs for projects.



- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Science (Biology, Chemistry, or related)

- Minimum 2 years’ post-Bachelor’s experience in GMP manufacturing and/or technical support of GMP manufacturing operations – OR – Master’s Degree – OR – PhD Degree

- Experience in biologics, vaccine or bulk sterile manufacturing facilities.
- Six Sigma certification.
- Experience managing multiple tasks simultaneously, including leading small projects

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: Chemical Engineering

Job Title:Spclst, Engineering

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: No

Company Trade Name:Merck

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