Merck Scheduler/Dispatcher in West Trenton, New Jersey

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.

Responsible for:

  • The coordination and scheduling of Aviation and associated ground transportation internal and external resources to include corporate and charter aircraft and contract livery service. Inherent responsibilities include scheduling, flight following, charge-back data reconciliation, and the running of periodic management reports.

  • Observes Department Operations Manual guidelines when scheduling Merck aircraft and on-demand charter services for corporate executives, members of the Board of Directors, and other authorized employees, which includes assigning the appropriate aircraft, flight crews and the coordination of associated ground transportation at departure and arrival sites and airports.

  • Responsible for the flight following of company aircraft, to include daily coordination with the Pilot in Command regarding aircraft location and availability.

  • Reviews and approves invoices associated with aviation and associated ground transportation and maintains aircraft, pilot and expense records utilizing operation specific software package.

  • Maintains passenger travel records including business, personal and commuting trips associated with company aircraft usage, which are provided quarterly to the appropriate department for Federal reporting requirements.

  • Provides assistance to executives, pilots, and outside livery companies during non-scheduled hours concerning possible delays, changes or cancellations caused by weather or aircraft maintenance conditions. This requires immediate problem solving and the implementation of alternate travel arrangements on a 24/7 basis through rotating on call duties.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of two years experience in an administrative capacity with sensitive data processing and reporting capability.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills. Independence and creativity in problem solving. Previous experience in corporate aircraft scheduling and using scheduling software a plus.

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.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com .

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job Aircraft Management

Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Title: Scheduler/Dispatcher

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-West Trenton

Requisition ID: AIR000111