Technical and Financial Lead - Equipment Support Group:
Merck

QUA006795-en_US
Merck
West Point Pennsylvania
Pharmaceutical
Description
Requisition ID: QUA006795

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 Group (ESG) Technical and Financial Lead is responsible for management of capital projects and vendor contracts, and other department financial oversite. This lead position will also be the technical advisor for the area holding responsibility for technical approval of departmental SDLC, technical protocols, and change control, as well as providing technical oversite of any new projects for the area. This lead will also maintain oversite of Periodic Monitoring Reviews (PMR) and can assist with implementation, management, and administration of laboratory equipment and automated systems utilized within assigned areas of Laboratory Operations. The incumbent assures operation in accordance with MMD and Company safety policies, procedures and cGMP regulations, and assures that operation costs remain within departmental budgets. In addition, the lead may be responsible for managing contract and/or Merck employee direct reports.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree. Degree in life science, scientific discipline or engineering preferred or M.S. degree in life science, scientific discipline or engineering
  • For candidates with Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 4 years 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.
  • For candidates with Master’s degree, a minimum of 2 years 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:
  • Two years of relative experience within the Pharmacuetical industry or related.
  • Demonstrated experience with root cause analysis tools
  • Demonstrated quality decision making
  • Self-starter with capability to develop innovative solutions and challenges
  • 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

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.

  

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

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Job: Quality Lab Related
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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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