Sterile Manufacturing Co-op Job
Date: Oct 23, 2013
Location: West Point, PA, US
Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as 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 people 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 Future Talent Program features paid cooperative assignments targeted to start in March, 2014 for a period of six (6) months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals. This position will report to vaccine production management and support ongoing operational activities.
Under the guidance of Department Management, the Sterile Manufacturing Co-op will:
•Complete a variety of projects in support of Sterile and Packaging Operations (SPO). •Expect involvement with daily plant operation, including upgrades and maintenance support for manufacturing equipment and interaction with many other production support groups including technology, quality, planning, and validation.
•Gain valuable understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), safety, environmental requirements and practical experience in equipment operation.
This is a full-time co-op position based in West Point, PA. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and if required by the student must be funded 100% by the student.
•Candidate must be to be pursing degree (BS/MS) in Engineering, Science, or operations based Business degrees (Industrial Engineering or Commerce and Engineering).
•Applicants must be available for full-time employment for 6 months with targeted start date in March, 2014.
•Candidate must be currently enrolled in an academic program and returning to school following this assignment.
•U.S. citizen and permanent residents required
•Successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and writing skills, with an attention to detail and an ability to work independently.
•Previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred but is not a requirement.
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. Merck'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. merck.com/careers (University Opportunities) to create a profile and your resume for requisition #ADM005816.
Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Former Military, Transitioning Service Members, National Guard & Reserves - We value your past and present service.
Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point
Job Type: Co/Op
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Relocation Provided: None
Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
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