Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer? If so, then this is the opportunity for you!
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.
As a member of the Reliability Engineering Group, the primary role of the Reliability Engineer is to support the Senior Reliability Engineer with the development and implementation of an area or integrated process team (IPT) dedicated Reliability Plan to improve process and utility asset reliability within an end-to-end (E2E) operating unit. This role will require significant skill in the areas of data analysis, selection and application of reliability tools, field execution and close collaboration with other groups in order to achieve reliability solutions.
Through analysis of field conditions, operating history, performance data, and equipment capabilities, combined with their knowledge of reliability tools and computerized maintenance-management system (CMMS) application, the Reliability Engineer is responsible for maintaining, communicating and executing the Reliability Plan in order to reduce equipment risk. Successful execution of this process will require flexibility, field coordination and execution, effective communication with peers and leaders, and careful task management.
Job technical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Being a key member of the reliability engineering team for an integrated process team (IPT), including interfacing with team members, identifying and prioritizing reliability risks, selecting reliability tools to address risks, and communicating status of mitigating actions
Field application of Reliability tools and principles to ensure that equipment operates in compliance with safety, environmental, and quality requirements.
Ability to adapt to and understand challenges of supported area and the ability to quickly learn and apply new reliability principles.
Define, design, develop, monitor and refine the preventive/predictive maintenance processes and precision maintenance techniques.
Perform root cause failure analysis on equipment failures and develop strategies to prevent recurrence
Serve as technical liaison for capital projects to ensure reliability, maintainability and operability of installed equipment
Monitor the performance of equipment reliability metrics, investigate variance from targets and implement action items to improve performance
Provide technical input to support production area quality deviation investigations
Conducting spare part reviews or maintenance reviews to ensure that CMMS data is properly configured to support reliability efforts (ensuring accurate asset bill of materials and effective maintenance job plans).
Job leadership responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Significant project management, including reliability enhancement task/project accountability (e.g. scoping, planning, scheduling) with a significant level of self-direction
Execute reliability enhancements to meet production targets and reduce maintenance costs
Influencing others to adopt different points of view as appropriate
Education Minimum Requirement:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical major OR equivalent military training and formal reliability experience.
Required Experience and Skills:
Minimum of two (2) years experience in a functional area such as Operations, Technology, Engineering, Maintenance, Military and/or previous supervisory experience
Minimum of two (2) years expertise in industrial manufacturing, maintenance, industrial engineering and/or reliability engineering
Very good general computer skills, including Microsoft, Word, Excel and Access
Strong mechanical aptitude
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Certified Maintenance and Reliability professional (CMRP), Certified Reliability Leader(CRL) or Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Certification
Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Analysis
Computerized Management Maintenance Systems (SAP)
Minimum of two (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 Lean Six Sigma Methodology (Green Belt certification)
Demonstrated experience of interacting with site, divisional or regulatory audits
Working knowledge of cGMP for pharmaceutical and/or vaccine manufacturing
Minimum of four (4) years experience in a functional area such as Operations, Technology, Engineering, Maintenance, Military and/or previous supervisory experience
Minimum of four (4) years expertise in industrial manufacturing, maintenance, industrial engineering and/or reliability engineering
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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