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.
The entry level engineer is a technical staff member within Global Packaging Technical Operations, which provides packaging support to all human health products globally.
The focus of projects will involve packaging equipment, packaging processes and packaging controls at our internal and external sites globally.
Under general scientific and administrative direction, the engineer leverages experience gained on scientific/ technical/ business issues to support and/or lead project teams and technical staff.
The engineer will demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities to optimize business, technical, and compliance processes.
The person in this position participates in high impact, complex cross-functional and cross-divisional teams and initiatives and provides leadership to achieve project goals.
Effective collaboration with teams is essential to meet our Company's goals/objectives.
This engineer will support and/or lead complex global and site projects.
These projects will include new packaging equipment purchases, packaging equipment moves, packaging sources changes, and packaging site support.
This position will include approximately 50% travel on average with occasional peaks to support these projects.
Has an understanding of packaging scientific/technical concepts and techniques, applies and furthers those concepts and techniques to execute in pursuit of resolving scientific/technical packaging issues.
Pioneers the application, sharing and retention of cutting-edge techniques or processes, including those from other industries by providing leadership in Communities of Practice and other forums.
Science with a Strategic Business Focus:
Ability to understand the bigger picture and business goals in order to ensure project success.
Understands the criticality of securing early sponsorship and stakeholder alignment for projects and initiatives.
Operates effectively as a leader of a project, or a key member of multiple small teams.
Makes informed cost/ benefit decisions based on analysis of inputs, outcomes, risk and likely return, and displays ownership.
Demonstrates the necessary collaboration skills to integrate input and perspective from various sources and demonstrate ability to explain the decision and its implications to key stakeholders, and champions initiatives.
Continuously develops skills in and routinely applies appropriate tools to measure and enhance functional and team performance.
Utilizes packaging expertise to develop value added solutions to customer needs.
Uses feedback to ensure that customer/stakeholder needs are the cornerstone of his/her decisions, expectations are met on a consistent basis, and works with a long-term perspective in addressing customer problems.
Culture and Interactions with Others:
Actively supports and applies the various initiatives and goals of our Company's Manufacturing Division and the company.
Acts as a catalyst for change and stimulates others to change.
Guides the reallocation of roles and responsibilities across team members to facilitate goal achievement and personal development.
Contributes to developing technical skills in organization and builds high performance teams.
Speaks/presents effectively to both internal and external audiences to influence change and build consensus.
Continually improves communication systems and practices within and across teams/units/functions.
Proactively reviews own performance and progress and seeks feedback from manager/peers/stakeholder to close gaps.
Shows courage to provide candid, timely and tactful communication and feedback to others.
Education Minimum Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering, Packaging Science, Mechanical Engineering, or similar
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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