PM Management Specialist - Equipment Support Group:

West Point Pennsylvania
Requisition ID: QUA006794

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 Equipment Support Preventative Maintenance (PM) Specialist is responsible for managing and supporting activities necessary to track, administer, and approve equipment, standard, and instrument 

Preventative Maintenance (PM) and calibrations for systems utilized within assigned areas of Laboratory Operations (LO). The incumbent assures operation in accordance with MMD and Company safety policies, procedures and cGMP regulations, and helps assure that operation costs remain within departmental budgets. 

Responsibilities can include: equipment and instrument PM and calibration management, assisting with operational improvements, conducting instrument qualification, assisting with system decommissioning, assisting with Periodic Monitoring Reviews, and helping to support run the business activities conducted within LO. 


Minimum Requirements: 
•Bachelor’s degree or higher in life science, scientific or engineering 
discipline preferred.

•A minimum of 1 year of experience in GMP Manufacturing environment, Pharmaceutical/Biological Quality, Operation, Technical, or Regulatory function supporting manufacturing or testing operations, or related industry experience in laboratory, manufacturing, science related or regulated field.

Preferred requirements:
•Basic familiarity in supporting deviation reports and/or other regulatory reports
•Technical expertise in laboratory testing
•Proven analytical aptitude, critical thinking skills and ability to apply key concepts
•Speaks with courage and candor
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Proven ability to manage multiple project simultaneously
•Experience in pharmaceutical laboratory operation or related environment
•Demonstrated experience of Primary Job Activities

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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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Company Trade Name: Merck
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