Sr. Specialist, Business Process Standardization

Requisition ID: CHE006348

Merck& Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United Statesand Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio ofprescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The differencebetween potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation andinventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over acentury. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, andan inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MerckManufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals whoare committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and healthproducts worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors,suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturingnetwork that's committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply tocustomers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.


TheVaccine Process Development and Commercialization (VPDC) group within theManufacturing Division focuses on late stage process development, technologytransfer, and in-line support of vaccine products. We seek an energetic,people-oriented leader with strong business systems and organizational skillsto take a leadership role in the development of business standardization toimprove productivity and efficiencies. In this role, you will be responsiblefor:

  • Buildtransformational and lean capabilities for the centralization andstandardization of business practices and systems (Tier, communication,templates,..etc.).

  • Developtools, templates and schedules as necessary for recurring tasks to improve teamproductivity.

  • Workwith process development groups, program managers, and Knowledge Managementexperts to develop and advance program knowledge structure and flow.

  • Lead thedevelopment and execution of business systems that support group needs

  • Provideguidance on compliance/GMP requirements and departmental systems (training anddocumentation) and identify and implement initiatives to strengthen the VPDCGXP Compliance position in collaboration with Quality organization and L&Dgroup

  • Providementorship and systems direction to other members of the team which may includedotted-line reporting relationships.


Education Minimum Requirement:¬ 

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, BiochemicalEngineering, Bioengineering, Computer Sciences, Biology, Microbiology, orrelated field with 6 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree in relatearea with 4 years of relevant experience.

Required Experience and Skills :

  • Experience with laboratory or manufacturingoperations and management

  • Experience with¬ strategic project planning and execution

  • Outstanding communication and people skills

  • Ability to foster a collaborative workenvironment

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in GMP/GXP environment andcompliance expectations

  • Development of training systems and onboardingguides

  • Training in Lean/Six Sigma Processes

  • Familiar with Tier process and communicationescalation principals

  • Knowledgeable in the Drug Substancecommercialization process

  • Development of Process Systems and improvementsto those systems

  • Strong intrinsic problem-solving skills,ability to structure and solve problems and conduct and interpret independently

  • Proven ability to influence, communicate,collaborate and network across the local organizations

  • Ability to work independently as well asworking in teams.

  • Demonstrate ability to generate valuable andrelevant ideas, create concepts based on ideas, and develop new solutions basedon concepts

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.¬ 


If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to¬ staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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Job: Chemical Engineering
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials: No
Company Trade Name: Merck

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