Process Steward, Supply Chain Mgmt

West Point, PA, US
April 17 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: BUS002539

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.

The Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence (COE) is seeking a highly motivated individual to support the Vaccine Line of Business. Reporting to the Lead Process Steward, Lead Information Steward, or Functional Lead, the Process Steward's position is responsible for system sustainment activities, creation and design of standardized business processes and the creation, design and sustainment of master data management. It includes the actual business process development, documentation, associated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), knowledge transfer, training and change management. Working independently, the incumbent uses SAP and Rapid Response, business process knowledge, and SOPs to correctly maintain master data, business processes and collaborates with other functional areas and processes. Communicates and interacts with other Operational and Information Stewards to resolve issues regarding business processes or master data and acts as a liaison to Global Process Stewards through the community of practice forum to ensure alignment with Global Procedures and MMD Quality Manual requirements. Also included is the qualification, data analysis, data accuracy and change management for Master Data, for which additions and/or modifications impact functionality and data accuracy for Merck including but not limited to all objects, views and fields within the function. Responsible for qualification and classification of data ensuring that all information is accurate and complete, performing on-going maintenance of records and communications and delivery of Merck policies. In addition, offers recommendation to enhance workflow and increase efficiency.

The incumbent’s responsibilities can be global, regional or site depending on position within the business process, but encompasses all master data or business process principle.Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business, Science, Engineering or related Technical discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in vaccine, pharmaceutical, or chemical operations. Relevant experience should include role in supply chain management (>2 years)
  • Minimum two years' experience with SAP Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling
  • Knowledge of Rapid Response planning tools
  • Work experience in vaccine operations (direct or support role) 
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP and understanding of GMP Change Management Principles
  • Work experience in authoring or executing changes involving systems or data
  • General understanding supply chain management business processes
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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