Merck 2019 MMD Leadership Development Program in West Point, Pennsylvania

This is for Potential Future Hires for Summer 2019. This is an application for you to express interest in a job that will be posted in August 2018

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 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division (MMD) is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

The Merck Manufacturing Leadership Development Program has two primary goals:

  • Provide candidates who haveBachelor’s or Master’s degree level in the required fields listed belowwith a broad perspective of the core manufacturing functions of Merck'spharmaceutical, biological, animal health and vaccine products.

  • Develop a bench of talentwho can prepare for future leadership positions of increasingresponsibility within the organization through focused rotationalexperiences within the key areas of Merck Manufacturing Division(MMD).

The LDP program enables successful candidates to experience (3) rotations over a three-year period with each rotation lasting (1) year. Employees are assigned to rotations based on business needs and aligned to develop critical experiences. In addition to their assignments, employees receive mentoring from peers and senior leaders during their assignment. Rotation members should expect to work at different domestic or international sites during their tenure in the program, and should have flexibility to move where assigned to meet business needs. Within the rotation, some domestic and international travel may be required. International rotation assignments or travel are not guaranteed. It is expected that a candidate move between sites during the program, as that allows the employee to gain the broadest perspective of the division and to maximize learning and exposure.

The program is designed to strengthen the candidates' skills in teamwork, collaboration, and leadership. The program also includes a formal learning curriculum, designed to enhance a wide variety of competencies including but not limited to:

  • Business outcomes across theend to end supply chain

  • Continuousimprovement/Scientific problem solving

  • Managing and Optimizinginternal and external partnerships

  • Lean Manufacturing

  • Quality/Good ManufacturingPractices (GMP)

  • Business and TechnicalAcumen

The successful candidate is:

  • Interested in participatingin a broad range of work experiences across the manufacturing division.

  • Able to work independently,in teams, and lead teams.

  • Able to adapt to new roles,responsibilities, and situations.

  • Motivated to cultivate theirleadership skills along with their technical, business and commercialskills by applying their knowledge within manufacturing.

  • Committed to both their owncareer development as well as bringing their best to Merck.

  • Comfortable influencingothers



Education : BS or MS in one of the following:

  • Biochemistry

  • Bioengineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Biotechnology

  • Chemistry

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Supply Chain/Logistics

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Candidate must have graduatedfrom a college by the MMLDP program start date (July 29 th , 2019)

  • Candidate must be eligible towork in US without sponsorship

  • Candidate must be willing to be assigned to different jobs and different sites over the first three years ofemployment.

  • Ability to travel and willingness to be assigned to any Merck site in theUS or other Merck sites including countries ex-USbased on business needs.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidate has demonstrated leadership experience in field of study, extracurricular activity, previous internship or undergraduate research, military, or prior work experience..

  • Candidate should possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, a team-player with the ability to workindependently.

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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Title: 2019 MMD Leadership Development Program

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Requisition ID: ADM009527