2018 Supply Chain Management Co-Op

West Point, PA, US
May 09 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM009431

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. Role and Responsibilities: The position is for a six-month co-op opportunity within the Supply Chain organization. Candidates will participate in process improvement projects, which will strengthen the candidates’ skills in teamwork, collaboration, and leadership from among the following areas: Demand planning and fulfillment Warehouse management Distribution and logistics Launch planning Data analytics Lean Manufacturing / Lean Six Sigma Global improvement initiatives.
The successful candidate is:
  • An individual motivated to cultivate their leadership skills along with their technical, business and commercial skills by applying their knowledge within manufacturing and supply chain areas of expertise.
  • The candidate who is committed to both their own career development as well as bringing their best to Merck and should be comfortable with influencing others.
  • The candidate will need to be able to adapt to new roles, responsibilities, and situations.
  • The candidate should be comfortable working independently, working in teams, and leading teams.
  • The candidates who will be interested in participating in a broad range of work experiences across the supply chain organizations.
This is a full- time co-op position based in West Point, PA. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student. 


Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a BS or MS program in one of the following: Supply Chain/Logistics, Bio Engineering / Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
Required Experience and Skills:  

  • Candidates must be able to work full-time for 6 months beginning in September of 2018.
Preferred Experience and Skills: 

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, a problem solver, and a team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in field of study, extracurricular activity, previous internship or undergraduate research, military or prior work experience
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 assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.   Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:  Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.  For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:              EEOC Poster             EEOC GINA Supplement  FTP2018

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