Supply Chain Operational Execution Specialist:

Wilson North Carolina
Requisition ID: SUP001279

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. 

In this position, the employee will have the responsibility to work with one of our Integrated Product Teams to connect product supply to the patient. This involves linking each function of the site value chain together with the common goal of supplying quality product to the customer when they want it and how they want it. Oversees performance monitoring of suppliers to Wilson and drives actions needed to improve supplier performance. 

This position is seen as a subject matter expert in site supplying functions and maintains positive relationships with customers and suppliers. To be successful in this position, one needs to work cross-functionally to coordinate tactically and create processes to reduce lead time to the patient and reduce costs. 



  • Bachelors Degree or higher in a Supply Chain/Manufacturing related field


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Communication, organization, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Familiarity with lean/ six sigma tools and processes
  • Familiarity with production operations, procurement and inventory control systems
  • Understanding of site supply chain and supporting processes and exposure to the planning/scheduling and capacity processes, production execution, warehousing, and quality management systems
  • Ability to interface with, and understand, the processes, timing and priorities for the area supported
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to work autonomously and with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Financial acumen
  • Database management
  • Experience using SAP (ECC/APO/BI) and Kinaxis Rapid Response
  • Data analytics with PivotTables, TIBCO Spotfire, charting, etc
  • Creation and implementation of lean/six sigma tools and processes
  • Ability to identify opportunity of improvement, create business cases and gain support

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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Company Trade Name: Merck
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