Associate Director, Global Engineering Services Job - United States
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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.
We are a community of engineers seeking an individual with experience in the delivery of a wide range of capital and expense projects. Candidate should have a practical understanding of scope development and design, construction, commissioning and qualification. Excellent leadership skills needed to manage a large capital project independently or a series of smaller projects within a portfolio in the manufacturing, laboratory and infrastructure lines of business.
Experience in managing an integrated project team to deliver critical assets on time and within a prescribed budget is required. The candidate must have proficient oral and written communication skills along with the ability to deliver project status and funding presentations in a concise, effective and organized manner. Other capabilities should include outstanding decision-making skills and strengths in change management and team alignment.
Individual shall have the ability to collaborate well in a team environment that is sensitive to the needs of the business. They should strive to develop good relationships with cross-functional areas consisting of all aspects of the business including Operations, Quality, Technology, Maintenance, and Safety.
Applicant should demonstrate project management excellence to lead the development of project execution plans and to verify that project scopes are an effective business solution. Other capabilities include providing management of design, development and implementation of suitable procurement strategies, understanding and management of project cost budgeting and control, schedule development and control, change management, risk management planning, monitoring and control, construction management, communications management, information distribution and reporting, commissioning, qualification, contract administration and project close-out.
This position may require the candidate to be available to travel 25% of their time in order to support projects within the America’s and internationally at the various plant sites.
- Bachelor's Degree required (engineering discipline preferred)
- 8 or more years’ experience, including project execution
- Experience in Lean Project Delivery Methodologies (i.e. target value design, off-site fabrication, pull planning scheduling tools) considered a plus.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Job: Chemical Engineering
Job Title:Assoc. Dir, Engineering
Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Company Trade Name:Merck
Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
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