Process Engineer – Merck Manufacturing Division

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Durham, NC, US

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Requisition ID: CHE006150

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.


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 Durham Technical Center of Excellence (CoE) consists of the Automation/MES, Deviation Management, Plant Engineering, Site Services, Technical Operations, and Validation Departments. The Associate Specialist – Process Engineer will support one of the six Technical CoE Departments. The Durham Technical CoE is a team of dedicated engineers who strive to understand, monitor, and improve our manufacturing processes. Within the Durham Technical CoE there are opportunities to support day-to-day activities and strategic projects to ensure the Durham Bulk and Formulation/Filling facilities operate Right-First-Time in a cost effective manner. This role requires daily problem solving with other Technical CoE groups, Operations, and Quality. The successful candidate will be expected to be a first responder to requests from the manufacturing areas when support is needed.

The well-qualified candidate must have analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills. In this role, the candidate will provide support for the manufacturing of aseptic products. Furthermore, the candidate will be required to work in a fast-paced environment. Off-shift or weekend coverage may occasionally be required to support the technical team, based on project-specific assignments and/or the vaccine production schedule.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accountable for delivering on Durham manufacturing objectives
  • Accountable for providing technical support to Durham manufacturing 
  • Lead technical and business system process improvement projects 
  • Lead trouble shooting and resolution of unplanned events to ensure reliable supply of Durham manufactured vaccines 
  • Author technical documentation
Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Sciences by May/Jun 2019

Required:

  • Ability to perform aseptic gowning during execution of job duties
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) are required 

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma practices and methods
  • Knowledge of aseptic processing operations
  • Knowledge of data analysis 

 

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. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

  

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

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Job: Chemical Engineering
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): N/A
Hazardous Materials: The responsibilities of this position require the employee to enter core sterile manufacturing areas.
Company Trade Name: Merck


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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