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Pennsylvania (PA), West Point
Job Code:  CLI007903
Employer:  Merck & Co.
Category:  Clinical Research

Country:  United States
State:  Pennsylvania (PA)
City:  West Point

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

Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world's premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we're doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck's leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.

The Sterile/Liquids Pilot Plants (SLP,) located in Bldg. 17 at West Point, is part of the Pharmaceutical Sciences organization. The SLP supports the formulation and filling of clinical, stability, and developmental supplies for vaccines, small molecules, and therapeutic proteins. The SLP interfaces with a large network including multiple research division teams, Sterile/Liquids Commercialization (SLC), commercial supply, and other pilot plants within the PharmSci network. SLP supplies support critical program needs related to new products undergoing process development, new products undergoing scale-up, launch, and transfer to the supply network, and existing commercial products undergoing process optimization.

The Process Engineer (PE) provides technical input on sterile processes from a facility and operational standpoint, provides manufacturing project management oversight, and GMP expertise to ensure timely availability of clinical supplies and development batches to meet Clinical Development program requirements. This person is the main interface with development scientists for the activities required for the manufacturing of sterile liquid clinical and development batches in the SLP. Some responsibilities include deviation management, process improvement projects, and process design.

Education Minimum Requirement:

Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related Scientific Field    

Required Experience and Skills:

• Minimum of 2 years in a technical or operations support role
• Sterile process manufacturing and/or formulation development
• Knowledge of manufacturing equipment and Good Manufacturing Practices
• Project management

Preferred Experience and Skills:

• Analytical problem solving skills
• Cross functional leadership
• Technical writing - including batch documentation, investigations, protocols

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.

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