Senior Specialist Quality System Improvement Program

  • Company: Merck
  • Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: November 11, 2016
  • Reference ID: REG002645
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. 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 an individual 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 incumbent in this position is critical and has the responsibility to establish the Product Quality Standards accurately and timely for Merck products, either manufactured at a Merck site or at an Outsourced Partner site. Collaboration and attention to details is the key to the success of this role.

This position is a team member of a Product Quality Standard workstream to redesign Product Quality Standard management process and IT solution that facilitates one Merck standard. The incumbent may act the following types of roles including Change Owner or Quality Reviewer for incoming Change Requests related to raw materials, intermediate products, API, and final product for Merck products manufactured either at a Merck site or at an Outsourced Partner site.

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • BS in Life Science Field, Engineering Field or related relevant discipline.
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements for drug products and medical devices.
  • Minimum 7 years experience in analytical laboratory at site or drug development.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Ability to accurately interpret and apply regulatory expectations to the QMS in a drug products or medical device manufacturing environment.

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. Our Company'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. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at
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