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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

Address      One Merck Drive PO Box 100 Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889-0100 United States
Website      www.merck.com/
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Manufacturing Supervisor

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.
The function of this position is to assure that products manufactured within the Integrated Process Team (IPT) comply with cGMPs, operating procedures, and other applicable regulations.  The responsible person will manage the direct processing of materials and supervise the associated hourly workforce within the integrated process team.  The position has specific responsibility for motivating the workforce, work performance, scheduling, task coordination, equipment and area preparation, complying with MPD requirements, and administration of personnel policies and procedures.
Ensure materials receiving and verification in the work area, equipment cleaning and set-up, and area cleaning and verification are completed according to procedures.  Assure that materials are properly handled and equipment is properly operated according to SOPs, guidelines, and regulations.  Maintain control of processes and product quality by developing appropriate procedures and ensuring compliance with cGMPs, safety and environmental regulations.  Monitor the manufacturing processes during the shift.
Enforce the compliance with safety and environmental practices, cGMPs and OSHA regulations in work area.  Participate in external and internal audits and inspections.  Initiate the investigation when a quality or safety event occurs during the shift.  Work with IPT members from Quality and Technical Operations to properly handle unplanned events.  Ensure that corrective actions are implemented.
Ensure that personnel under his/her supervision are properly trained in cGMPs, procedures, good documentation practices and regulatory matters.  Monitor personnel practices to ensure compliance with SOPs, practices and regulations.  Participate in design and implementation of training and development programs.  Supervise and motivate hourly employees.  Perform performance management and disciplinary process.
Collaborate with IPT members in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and action plans.  Support activities in the areas of cost containment, efficiency, productivity, energy conservation, waste minimization, operational excellence and lean practices.
This is a night shift position 7pm to 7am (2 days on and 2 days off) then (5 days on and 5 days off).

    * HS Diploma
    * Bachelor's degree preferred


    * Minimum of 6 months experience in responsible line or staff position related to pharmaceutical production or 2 years supervisory experience or 1 to 2 years experience as an Associate Supervisor or Associate Engineer/Scientist.
    * Working knowledge of manufacturing processes
    * Ability to focus on and obtain business results
    * Ability to effectively collaborate with and manage a work team
    * Ability to enact conflict resolution
    * Ability to effectively respond to change
    * Excellent analytical and organizational skills
    * Excellent oral and written communication skills
    * Leadership and interpersonal skills to motivate direct reports and peers toward the achievement of production goals
    * High personal integrity, credibility and energy
    * Flexibility to perform related tasks to support the business

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 www.merck.com/careers to create a profile and submit your resume for requisition # MAN001319. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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