2018 Merck Manufacturing Division Technology Intern (Durham- RTP)

United States, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM008668

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. 


The Durham Technical Center of Excellence (CoE) consists of the Automation/MES, Deviation Management, Plant Engineering, Site Services, Technical Operations, and Validation Departments.   The Durham Technical CoE intern will primarily support one of the six Technical CoE Departments.  The Durham Technical CoE is a team of dedicated engineers who strive to understand, monitor, and improve our manufacturing process in order to ensure the world supply.  Within the Durham Technical CoE there are opportunities to support day-to-day activities and strategic projects to ensure the Durham Bulk and Formulation/Filling facilities operate Right-First-Time in a cost effective manner.  The opportunity requires daily problem solving with other Technical CoE groups, Operations, and Quality.    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  
  • Assisting lead engineers in trouble shooting and resolution of unplanned events
  • Responding to requests from manufacturing areas for support
  • Assisting in providing technical support to Durham manufacturing
  • Authoring and executing protocols to support projects
  • Assisting/leading the statistical analysis of process and protocol data
  • Assisting/leading in development and implementation of process improvement projects
  • Authoring technical documentation

Education Minimum Requirement:  
  • Completed a minimum of two (2) years towards a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Science.
 Required Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Engineering, Computer Science, or Science coursework
  • Available for a minimum of 9-12 weeks during June-August 2018
 Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Three (3) years of Engineering, Computer Science, or Science coursework
  • Previous experience in a lab or manufacturing setting
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

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. 


If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.




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