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.
During the 6 month co-op program, the student(s) will gain experience with handling the “Facilities Specialist” role by working alongside the West Point Command Center Operations team.
Responsibilities will involve:
Developing and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of West Point facilities, operations, and personnel.
The Specialist utilizes available resources to ensure continuous smooth operation of the site and documents emergencies as required.
Operates the department monitoring systems for Security, Utilities, and Fire protection.
Acknowledges and dispatches out-of-normal conditions to appropriate personnel to ensure the situation has been remediated and/corrected.
Comprehensive Training will be provided of all software which includes Siemens Insight, Continuum and the Incident Reporting Module. The co-op will also be involved in several ongoing projects for streamlining operations and maximizing results. This position will involve direct communication and collaboration with multiple departments and vendors. The co-op will be exposed to all aspects of plant site operations including GMP and GLP environments. The ability to work with minimum supervision, excellent multitasking and problem solving skills required. Student(s) are responsible for learning and adhering to all Merck Safety, Health, Environmental, GMP and regulatory requirements (as required by task).
This is a full- time co-op position based in West Point, PA. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student.
Education Minimum Requirement:
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in Business & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Material Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related fields.
Required Experience and Skills:
Candidates must be available to work full-time for a period of 6 months beginning in September 2018. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours and undergo federal background check for access to classified systems.
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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