Description:

Job Description

 

New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

 

Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.  

 

In this role you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the laboratory, production, and utility equipment in the assigned building(s) within the jurisdiction of the Engineering, Maintenance & Utilities (EM&U) organization. The Supervisor is responsible for management of the skilled craft mechanics in the associated maintenance shop. 

Accountability:

  • Ensure that Shift(s) objectives are achieved while reliably supplying quality product at a competitive cost consistent with our Company, Regulatory Agency, and State and Local code requirements for quality, good manufacturing practices (GMP), equal employment opportunity, finances, labor, employee, environment and safety;

  • Tactical and strategic Shift(s) management, including collaboration with indirect staff;

  • Promote the behaviors and principles that drive continuous improvement.


Duties:

  • Compliance - Responsible for creating and sustaining a culture that ensures that compliance (Safety, Environment, cGMP, etc.) are imperatives for the business.

  • Responsible for establishing a Right First Time culture by reducing waste and constantly driving continuous improvement. Responsible to review and approve compliance documents, as per procedures or need.

  • Supply - Support Shift(s) change meetings (Tier, Muster, etc.). Exercise judgment and decision making to ensure quality product is reliably produced while managing cost.

  • Responsible for Shift(s) metrics (Attendance, Schedule Adherence, PM Compliance etc.).

  • Continuous Improvement - Accountable for developing at our Company Production System (MPS) and continuous improvement culture while achieving MPS Targets and business results for the Shift(s).

  • Develop strategic initiatives related to the manufacturing process, equipment and human resources in support of long range operating plans.

  • Report Shift(s) monthly metrics and any action plans to address gaps to the Area Lead.

  • Identify, prioritize, and champion improvement projects to improve process efficiency, cycle time, and yield, reduce process variability, and eliminate waste.

  • Financial Stewardship - Accountable for meeting the Shift(s) operating budget and continuously reducing cost.

  • Ensure members of the Shift(s) have business acumen and understand how they may impact business finances.

  • People Management - Responsible for creating and sustaining a highly engaged workforce through utilization of our Company Leadership Behaviors and Inclusion.

  • Provide coaching on professional development and career paths.

  • Provide timely feedback and performance evaluations for direct reports after obtaining the relevant input and evaluation.

  • Provide feedback and input on performance evaluations for indirect staff. Support Talent Management.

 

Note: This description is not intended to be all-inclusive or a limitation of the duties of the Job. It is intended to describe the general nature of the job that may include other duties as assumed or assigned.

 

Minimum Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Science, Engineering, Military, other technical field or equivalent work experience.

 

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum (4) years' experience in a functional area, such as Operations, Technical Operations, Technology, Engineering, Maintenance, Military and/or previous supervisory experience in industrial manufacturing.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate special projects, shutdown and/or maintenance activities


Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of (2) years' experience in supporting relevant manufacturing or processing (aseptic/sterile, bulk, solid oral dosage, packaging, utilities etc.)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of High Performing Organization tools and methodology, including MPS/lean processing and Inclusion

  • Demonstrated experience of interacting with site, divisional or regulatory audits

  • Working Knowledge of cGMP for pharmaceutical and/or vaccine manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma Methodology, Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, knowledge in reliability engineering (including asset life cycle management). Computerized Management Maintenance Systems SAP), and CMRP certification desired.

 

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time. 

 

VETJOBS

 

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

 

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

 

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

 

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

 

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Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

 

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully 
Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

 

Employee Status:

Regular

 

Relocation:

No relocation

 

VISA Sponsorship:

 

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

 

Flexible Work Arrangements:

 

Shift:

 

Valid Driving License:

 

Hazardous Material(s):

 

Number of Openings:

2

Requisition ID:R175709

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