Construction and Safety Director Job

Durham, NC, US
August 09 2017
Organization Type
Construction and Safety Director-CHE005492


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.

Lead construction management and safety for Global Engineering Solutions organization in Southeast US, Midwest and Puerto Rico. Coach, mentor and guide partner firms on a portfolio of projects through construction planning and execution. Demonstrated excellence in project management, construction, leadership, speaking and writing skills required. Critical thinking and an understanding of lean methodologies are important for success. Assignment will cover projects across the Southeast US, Midwest, Puerto Rico and, at times, the position will need travel to other Merck sites for extended periods of time.



- BS or equivalent experience


- A minimum of 10 years of experience


- Project Management and Construction Management experience

- Thorough understanding of OSHA 1926

- Familiarity with construction QA/QC, including ANSI, ASME code requirements

- Practical experience with lean construction methods

- Team Leadership

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:Dir, Engineering

Primary Location: NA-US-NC-Durham

Other Locations: NA-US-VA-Elkton

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 50 % 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