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Merck & Company, Inc.

Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products. The company provides human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, immunology infectious diseases, neurosciences and ophthalmology, oncology, vaccines, and women's health and endocrine. It also ... Read More

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Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineer-SUS000119
Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as 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 people 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 Merck & Co., Inc Manufacturing facility in Elkton, Virginia, we currently have three Reliability Engineer positions available at the Stonewall Plant; which is located in the Shenandoah Valley along the Shenandoah River and the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The facility is just a short distance from major state universities:  University of Virginia and James Madison University.
The Reliability Engineer is responsible for providing reliability maintenance engineering leadership and support to ensure optimum business performance in equipment, systems, documentation and asset utilization in all IPT's (Integrated Process Teams) and COE's (Centers of Excellence) at the Stonewall site utilizing predictive maintenance technologies and lean/six sigma principles.
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    * Updates equipment data, PM's (Preventive Maintenance), Task Lists and diagnostic methods as necessary to improve reliability
    * Reviews collected data and develops equipment or skid specific action plans for assets ID'ed as "bad actors" (i.e. excessive process downtime contributor, poor OEE, excessive maintenance cost to % RAV, etc.) to improve reliability and reduce product costs
    * Develops and tracks metrics on these assets around these and other KPI's (Key Process Indicators) for reporting to IPT's, COE's and plant leadership team
    * Manages the existing predictive maintenance program. This includes but is not limited to vibration analysis, equipment balancing, ultrasonic and thermography for electrical and mechanical processes
    * Conducts PPM effectiveness / optimization reviews
    * Develops and reviews rankings of maintenance material cost, downtime hours and labor hours spent on assets in each monthly IPT rhythm and works with each IPT lead and gatekeeper to develop action plans to reduce spending, increase uptime and reliability on agreed upon identified equipment quarterly
    * Initiates and executes change controls as needed to implement any of these changes as well as managing capital jobs for any upgrades or asset replacements identified via this process
    * Works with respective maintenance planners for these IPTs to get changes planned and executed




      Five (5) years experience in a maintenance or engineering role and a Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Discipline.
      Five (5) years experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to locate and/or rank problem assets in an effort to lower maintenance costs
      Five (5) years experience utilizing predictive maintenance technologies to identify machinery condition for the purpose of preventing emergency repairs
      Analytical and Problems solving skill with regard to electrical and / or mechanical equipment and it's use within a manufacturing or utilities process
      Demonstrated experience maintaining and/or servicing rotating equipment
    * Demonstrated ability and experience with setting up and maintaining Vibration Analysis, Oil Analysis, Thermography, Ultrasonic and/or thermographic predictive maintenance programs
      Demonstrated use of Reliability analysis tools such as FMEA and RCFA


      CMRP - Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional
    * Demonstrated proficiency in SAP
      Use of Lean Six Sigma tools and a certification as Green or Black Belt

Our employees are the key to our company's success.  We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
To be considered for this position, please visit our career site at http://www.merck.com/careers to create a profile and submit your resume for requisition #SUS000119. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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: NA-US-VA-Elkton
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: Regular

Number of Openings
: 2

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