Filling Business Lead Job

Elkton, VA, US
September 12 2017
Organization Type
Filling Business Lead-MAN004403


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.

This individual will utilize a high degree of independent judgment and decision-making to direct production or support operations personnel to ensure customer supply requirements are achieved and maintain cost control in assigned area.

The individual will manage area within Company policies and within the framework of the local bargaining unit agreement and the responsibility for guiding/supporting talent management activities for direct reports and support personnel. The successful candidate will have the ability to coach, influence and support others through a culture of inclusion, continuous

improvements, feedback, and empowerment.

The successful candidate will have excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills; good written and verbal communication skills; ability to work independently as a team leader or team member; strong leadership and interpersonal skills



- Bachelors degree or higher required. Biological Science or Engineering major preferred.


- Eight years of cross functional experience in Quality, Operations and Technical Operations in a GMP environment

- Six years of People Management responsibilities, with some experience managing multi layered organization

- Experience in Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Right the First Time Methodologies

- Demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to coach, influence and support others through a

- culture of inclusion, feedback and empowerment

- Demonstrated ability to motivate people to achieve stretch goals

- Demonstrated experience holding self and others accountable to the Merck Leadership Behaviors

- Demonstrated experience using analytical, organizational and project management skills

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Demonstrated ability to work independently as a team leader and team member


- SAP working knowledge

- Management of organizations under bargaining unit agreement preferred

- Green or Black Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma

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: Manuf./Operations Generic

Job Title:Assoc. Dir, Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-VA-Elkton

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: Tthe responsibilities of this position require the employee to enter core sterile manufacturing areas.

Company Trade Name:Merck

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