Technical Analyst – Manufacturing Process Intelligence Job

Austin, TX, US
August 24 2017
Organization Type
Technical Analyst – Manufacturing Process Intelligence-INF004730


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’s Information Technology organization partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing Merck’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

How will you invent the future?

As a Technical Analyst – Manufacturing Process Intelligence at Merck’s Austin IT HUB, you will be part of inventing tomorrow. Our Innovative centers are where great people come together and deliver solutions that save and improve lives.
We are seeking motivated talent interested in solving problems to improve tomorrow.

You will:

Improve efficiency and quality and reduce costs of our manufactured products.

Work within the Merck Manufacturing IT organization and with partners to architect and implement process intelligence solutions (OSIsoft PI toolset) on the manufacturing shop floor.

Ensure operational integrity of process intelligence solutions and manage the solution life cycle.

Develop an understanding of our customer facing team’s requirements and ensure our solutions deliver immediate and long term capabilities.

Operate as part of our Process Intelligence Center of Excellence (CoE).

Develop best practice recommendations and author standards.

Keep abreast of new technologies, methodologies, industry practices and standards.



- BA/BS in software engineering, computer science or related field.


- Strong analytical thinker and problem solving skills with a strong understanding of manufacturing process intelligence.

- Motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

- Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix work environment.

- Experience with change and communications management.

- A minimum of 2 years of experience configuring/implementing manufacturing process intelligence tools (OSIsoft PI, PI Asset Framework, etc.)

Preferred Experience:

- Familiarity with laws, rules and regulations applicable to the Pharma industry or other regulated industry experience.

- Analytical thinker demonstrating experience in optimizing manufacturing processes.

- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

- Experienced in creating and reviewing GMP SDLC documentation.

- Superior written, listening, communication and influencing skills.

- The ability to advocate new ideas, even when risks are involved.

What we can offer:

- International environment

- Building a new Hub

- Competitive salary & benefits

- Career advancement

Why Merck? Because we are:

- Committed to fostering development and rewarding talent

- Dedicated to diversity and inclusion at every level of our organization.

- Adept at recognizing unique skill sets and nurturing our employees’ talents.

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: Information Technology

Job Title:Spclst, Manufacturing Automation

Primary Location: NA-US-TX-Austin

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:Merck