Sr. Specialist Engineer, GTO Engineering Team

  • Company: Merck
  • Location: Wilson, North Carolina
  • Posted: January 31, 2017
  • Reference ID: PRO015205
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.

Reporting to the Associate Director of GTO engineering, the Senior Specialist Engineer is responsible for providing technical support to the Bottle/Blister/Vaccine Integrated Production Teams in determining best method for providing optimum performance in manning, equipment, systems, documentation, and asset utilization. Also responsible for process performance support and troubleshooting for products manufactured at MMD-Wilson; working closely with Packaging Technology for the transfer of new products and processes from MRL or other MMD site to MMD-Wilson (as an individual contributor).

Education Minimum Requirement:

B.S./M.S. in Chemical/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Pharmaceutical Sciences (or equivalent).

Required Experience and Skills:

•B.S. in Chemical/ Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Pharmaceutical Sciences and a minimum of four years of experience in Pharmaceutical unit operations or Process Design.
•M.S. in Chemical/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Pharmaceutical Sciences and a minimum of three years of experience in pharmaceutical unit operations, or process design.
•Broad background in pharmaceutical and packaging.
•Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills.
•Excellent analytical and decision-making ability.
•Strong written and oral communication ability.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

•Experience with Inhalation/granulation/bottle/blister/vaccine product manufacturing/packaging preferred.
•Experience with oral contraceptive and fertility drug manufacture and packaging preferred.
•Experience with medical device design preferred
•Experience with specification design of printed and non-printed packaging components

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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