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.
Our company in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity, and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement, and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
At our company’s Animal Health campus in Millsboro, DE, we currently have an Entry-Level Process Engineer position available within our BTS team (A part of our company’s Global Technical Operations team).
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply their enthusiasm and technical skills as a member of a multidisciplinary team supporting the operation of the vaccine product manufacturing facility. You will be working with a team of 10-12 scientists, select manufacturing managers, highly talented shop floor personnel and on-site engineers (both Mechanical and Industrial) as well as off-site Global Engineering.
Provide technical support for vaccine, biologic, and sterile manufacturing processes in the form of troubleshooting, problem-solving, and report writing.
Develop and implement data analysis techniques to support manufacturing intelligence.
Support seamless and rapid technology transfers from Upstream Process Development through the review of upstream technology transfer protocols.
Support change control implementation for both site and global changes.
Support manufacturing technologies such as Cell Culture and Fermentation, Filling and Packaging, Emulsion Production Lyophilization processes within-group as well as Production.
Learn new processes and procedures.
Recommending and supporting the creation of automation and process control.
Perform off-shift work (only as needed).
Support technical investigations and analyses such as selected process non-conformances (OOS) and deviations.
Review and troubleshoot, with the help of the team, to recommend and implement corrective and preventative actions (CAPAs).
Write and review procedures for the operation of equipment and processes.
Contribute to process and equipment safety reviews, process hazard analysis, and feasibility studies.
B.S. degree in chemical, biochemical, mechanical industrial engineering.
Excellent technical, organizational, interpersonal, collaborative, and verbal/written communication skills.
Strong problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach to problem-solving, with a bias towards going to see problems for oneself.
Ability to examine an issue from diverse perspectives (safety, compliance, maintenance, ergonomic risks, potential to automate the process).
Desire to be part of a team and work together to solve complex issues.
The applicant should have knowledge in the principles of process development and scale-up.
Experience in advanced mathematical techniques such as regressions, analysis of variance, correlations to support manufacturing intelligence
Knowledge of appropriate methods to conduct process analytics including simulations, machine learning, and statistical analyses
Ability to interface effectively with safety, business development, manufacturing, sales and marketing, and administration.
Good conceptual, analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills - must be detail-oriented, well organized and able to work independently and in a team environment.
A "hands-on" energetic individual who enjoys challenges, a quick pace, and is capable and dedicated to getting the job done. Strong desire to succeed and to help others to do the same.
The desire for continuous learning.
2 years of industrial experience with manufacturing and automation or 2 years of data analytics experience
Biologics or vaccine processing experience.
Participation in regulatory agency inspections.
Familiarity with microbiological, molecular or biochemistry principals.
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.
Who we are …
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.
What we look for …
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.
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