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Director - GTO S&V COE Job West Point United States,  


Posted on : 12 April 2017

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Director - GTO S&V COE-CHE005291DescriptionMerck & 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.The incumbent will be the group leader/manager of a group of 4-8 Process Science and Analytical Subject Matter Experts. A Process Science Subject Matter Expert is the designated expert in one or more subject areas of vaccine/large molecule process science. Areas of vaccine/large molecule process science include virology, cell culture, protein chemistry/folding, reaction chemistry for biologics, upstream processing, downstream processing/separations. The position resides within a Technical Operations Center of Excellence  and supports all vaccine manufacturing operations within the Merck Manufacturing Division.This incumbent is expected to lead a team that will serve as the leading scientific expertise for their designated subjects, providing guidance, recommendations and judgment for strategic technical issues and decisions.The incumbent and his/her team will be responsible to:- Stay abreast of scientific developments and trends in their designated subject areas and participate in external industry/regulatory forums in order to maintain an industry-leading level of subject proficiency- Provide technical/scientific guidance and oversight to project teams that are doing process changes, process improvements or technology transfers to ensure scientific rigor- Provide technical/scientific guidance to major investigations related to their area of expertise, for example, investigations related to yield declines or stability trends- Establish company best practices  and standards where appropriate as relate to their area of expertise- Develop recommendations and options for process and analytical improvementsQualificationsEducation:- Required: Bachelor of Science or equivalent in a technical or scientific discipline such as Biology, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.- Preferred: PhD or advanced degree with specialization in a subject pertinent to vaccine/large molecule manufactureRequired:- Experience with commercial processes for vaccines/large molecules is required, either in development or in technical support.- For candidates holding a BS or equivalent, a minimum of 8 years in their subject area is required.- For candidates holding a PhD, a minimum of 4 years in their subject area is required.- Experience with staff management and project team management is required.- The successful candidate must demonstrate a solid understanding and respect for scientific method and scientific decision-making.Preferred:- Experience with formal study design and statistical analysisOur 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 staffingaadar@merck.com.Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:EEOC PosterEEOC GINA Supplement Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran  proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Job: Chemical EngineeringJob Title:Dir, EngineeringPrimary Location: NA-US-PA-West PointEmployee Status: RegularTravel: Yes, 20 % of the TimeNumber of Openings: 1Hazardous Materials: NoCompany Trade Name:Merck Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia Job Segment: Law, Manager, Engineer, Statistics, Scientific, Legal, Management, Engineering, Data

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