Job Vacancy 2023 NASCM Logistics Compliance & Engineering Co-Op Merck & Co.

Job title: 2023 NASCM Logistics Compliance & Engineering Co-Op

Company: Merck & Co.

Job description: Job Description

The Future Talent Program features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Manufacturing & Supply Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals

The Logistics, Compliance and Engineering (LCE) Co-Op will be a part of a cross functional team that concentrates on deviation management, change control, cold chain management, technology support, and operational efficiency projects in support of the North America Supply Chain Management organization. The LCE co-op will collaborate with Operations, Quality, Automation, and Validation to drive change in a collaborative manner.

The candidate will gain some understanding of cGMPs and cGDPs and will be tasked with a problem(s) to solve while contributing to multiple projects and activities across the facility and North America transportation network as required.

The individual must embrace and be committed to establishing an empowered team culture, with the goal of each employee reaching their fullest potential and having accountability, authority, and responsibility to one another, our community, and our patients. Enthusiasm for continuous learning is a requirement.

The candidate’s experience during his/her co-op with the LCE team may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Supporting the Deviation Management process for writing investigations and implementing sound corrective actions and projects to reduce deviations.

Coordination of real-time efforts and output of site investigators, working to determine root cause, develop corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence, and assess the impact of identified deviations on product quality.

Develop and utilize an understanding of cold chain shipping, product protection, and distribution processes to effectively investigate and author deviations that are technically sound and meet quality expectations, along with effective corrective and preventative actions.

Support/participate in change control projects and activities on the site and regionally.

Be an integral part of developing and improving product distribution pack-outs.

Supporting the execution of performance qualifications of product pack-outs.

MPS improvement to reduce cost/cycle time, eliminate waste and improve the cost-effectiveness of operations.

Participate in standardization of work for all areas in the organization.

Help team evaluate manufacturing metrics and performance indicators to proactively identify risks and continuously improve the capabilities of the organization.

Gain experience with project cost analysis and budget value-capture items.

Communicate frequently with the operation, technical, and quality representatives through the tier process or email.

Required Education & Experience:

Candidates must have a willingness to learn the pharmaceutical supply chain and apply to projects/problem solving/improvements.

Candidates must have a willingnessto familiarize self with cGMPs, cGDPs, and regulatory requirements.

Candidates must have strong verbal/written communication skills.

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

Who we are…

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for…

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.



Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

Current Employees apply

Current Contingent Workers apply

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. For more information about personal rights under the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment laws, visit:

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status: Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


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Location: West Point, PA

Job date: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 00:51:23 GMT

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