Assoc. Specialist, GAH Quality Assurance Job

Madison, NJ, US
June 19 2017
Organization Type
Assoc. Specialist, GAH Quality Assurance-QUA006042


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.

Primary activities include, but are not limited to:

1. Review of Animal Health Quality Manual documents for administrative review

2. Animal Health Quality Manual document management in MIDAS and in any other document repository

3. Animal Health Quality Manual user community notification, Mylearning posting and assignments

4. Animal Health Quality Manual Template management, maintenance of change log, and language management

5. Animal Health Quality Manual Forms Management

6. Animal Health Global Complaints assistance with metrics

7. Animal Health Global Complaints assistance with Functional administration for PV Works

8. AH QSIP support in updating monthly slide deck

9. AH QSIP understanding status of each project and communication of same

10. Data integrity team support, including posting communications

11. The position requires excellent computer skills, professional communication skills, flexibility and teamwork.

• Work requires the coordination and performance of multiple tasks in a high-volume environment, while understanding the overall principles and technical skills related to work assignments.

• Communication skills must be at a level such that there is an effective interact with internal clients and intra-departmental colleagues to maintain workflow.

• Must be able to operate independently, exercise good judgment and take initiative.

• May be called upon to assist with other teams within the AH Global Quality team.

• Other duties include the following:

o Metric management

o All aspects of coordinating meetings/teleconferences ex: QRC, F2F, Tier 6 etc. Includes preparing agenda, note taker, distribution of information etc.

o Performing routine support duties.


Education Minimum Requirement:

- Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience and Skills:

- Experienced computer skills using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) and operation of other peripheral devices

- Strong understanding of quality responsibility while working in a regulated environment

- Ability to handle and prioritize a large number of simultaneous assignments

- Extraordinary attention to detail

- Professional communication skills

- Outstanding people skills

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

- Requires highly organized individual with attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to exercise initiative, flexibility, tact and independent judgment.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

- Proven organizational and time management skills.

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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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Quality Operations

Job Title:Assoc. Spclst, Quality

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Madison

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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