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Sr Reliability Engineer Job - United States  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

Sr Reliability Engineer-MAN003812


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.

The Sr. Specialist – engineering (reliability engineer) is responsible for providing reliability maintenance engineering leadership and support to ensure optimum business performance in equipment, systems, documentation and asset utilization in utilizing, risk based asset management (RBAM), predictive maintenance technologies and lean/six sigma principles.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

•Update equipment data, Preventive Maintenance, Task Lists and diagnostic methods as necessary to improve reliability
•Compile and review data and develops equipment or skid specific action plans for critical assets to improve reliability and reduce product costs
•Develop lead metrics and tracks metrics on assets and other KPI's
•Develop and manage predictive maintenance program.
•Conducts Maintenance effectiveness / optimization reviews
•Develop and reviews rankings of maintenance material cost, downtime hours and labor hours spent on assets and develop action plans to reduce spending and downtime.
•Initiate and executes change controls as needed as well as managing capital projects for any upgrades or asset replacements
•Be the primary lead for maintenance issues and initiatives in the assigned areas.
•Adjust equipment task lists, spare parts, frequencies, and information as appropriate based on trends, approved changes, and/or business requirements.
•Update/create SOPs as appropriate based on trends, changes, and/or business requirements.
•Review completed work notification and orders for GMP adherence and appropriate documentation of work performed.
•Serve as liaison for IPTs when working with other COEs (GES, Site Safety, Site Services, Plant Engineering, etc) or outside contractors.


Education Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree

Required Experience and Skills:


Preferred Experience and Skills:

PM and PDM strengths

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

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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

Job: Manuf./Operations Generic

Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-VA-Elkton

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: No

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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