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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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Production Specialist

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.


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.


The Inventory Production Specialist will be responsible for the organization's IPT (Integrated Process Team) ordering of components and materials for processing and/or packaging. Sets ordering schedules based on scheduled orders, component, materials supply, and volume required to meet order demand and to ensure maximum production quantity and quality on shift.

Responsible for programs to establish and maintain quality standards of existing components, materials, etc., as well as developing mechanisms allowing production employees to focus on, safety, quality, production and continuous improvement.

Support the development of policies procedures and methods to check product, material, components and/or operational quality and improve same.


Plans and prepares manufacturing production schedules and departmental workflows to establish sequence and lead time of each production operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.

Expedites the review of Master Packaging Records (MPR) that could result in the shipping delays and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

Analyzes batch production requisitions data to drive the ordering processes. Prepares production reports and reviews documents, such as production schedules, staffing matrix, and specifications, to obtain all necessary information such as materials, and any other priorities.


Takes responsibility for administration of the organization's warehouse ordering, including processing, and making sure all components and supplies packaging record specific, and general use materials are expedited to the manufacturing floor.

The review of all source documents, MPR's prior to production release and after batch completion. All documents must be error free before and after the previously referenced condition.

Accounts for all components', materials and supplies in the manufacturing facility. Oversees receipt, proper staging, and return of finished goods, components, materials, and related reporting in accordance with established procedures. Prepares and coordinates schedules for shipping to control the flow of finished goods and regulate manufacturing hallway space to make sure it is well organized.

Ensures effectiveness of operating procedures, relative to components and all components and materials' brought in from the warehouse finished goods, left over components and materials returned to the warehouse as well as hallway space utilization.


Available shifts for this role include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.




High School Diploma or equivalent.



    * Minimum 5 years relevant work experience in Production, Manufacturing support or related Operational support areas.
    * Must have strong demonstrated PC skills using Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency using Word, Excel preferred.


    * 2 year Associate' Degree preferred
    * An understanding of information systems, such as MRP II systems (SAP, MRP Repository etc.), and Supply Chain Views.



Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Former Military, Transitioning Service Members, National Guard & Reserves - We value your past and present service.

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