Associate Specialist, Engineer Job

West Point, PA, US
August 08 2017
Organization Type
Associate Specialist, Engineer-CHE005490


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.

Responsibilities for the Associate Specialist, Engineer position include but are not limited to:

- Provides real- time equipment and process troubleshooting support for manufacturing activities on the assigned work shift.
- Identifies and resolves technical and operational problems using sound engineering judgment an lean/six sigma tools. Effectively communicates and collaborates with peers across functional areas and across work shifts to ensure prompt resolution of problems
- Works as a team member on manufacturing investigations, validation activities and/or process improvement projects.
- Assures consistent application of standardized work, engineering and process tools and procedures.
- Assists with and may lead 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.



- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Science

- Ability to perform aseptic gowning during execution of job duties

- Experience in biologics, vaccine or bulk sterile manufacturing facilities
- Experience using Lean/Six Sigma tools
- 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:Assoc. Spclst, Engineering

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: No

Company Trade Name:Merck

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