Manager, Engineering

Job Description

Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.

The Engineering Manager will work with the maintenance manager to coordinate all maintenance activities and manage the associated union hourly workforce to ensure attainment of business results on their respective shift. The Engineering Manager will act as the maintenance manager during periods of absence. The incumbent will effectively collaborate within a team environment with the responsibilities of maintenance execution, effective administration of personnel performance policies and procedures, management of change, and the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.

The Engineering Manager will work with the maintenance manager to coordinate all maintenance activities and manage the associated union hourly workforce to ensure attainment of business results on their respective shift. The successful candidate will effectively collaborate within a team environment with the responsibilities of maintenance implementation, effective administration of personnel performance policies and procedures, management of change, and the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.

The Engineering Manager will work with operations and technical staff in supporting equipment startup, process and area qualification, SOP and training development, process validation, and the training and development of the maintenance staff to support commercial demand in various site operations. The role will conduct and participate in safety, environmental, and quality audits and investigations and be involved in implementation of related corrective actions and ensure that supervised personnel maintain equipment Right the First Time per standard operating procedures and in compliance with cGMPs, safety, and environmental regulations. Due to the high impact nature of this role, it is essential that the manager demonstrate integrity, credibility, and flexibility in their daily performance so as to motivate others to do the same.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Coaching and mentoring teams
  • Interviews for human error related deviations
  • Line clearance lockout/tagout and permit writing for maintenance activities
  • Safety Management Information Systems, daily safety check sheet/walkabout, actively lead daily team meetings, initiate batch sheets and SOP/PM/Calibration redlines and revisions
  • Performance management, problem solving, coordinate the activities of multi-discipline employees (Control Technicians and Mechanics)
  • SAP transactions
  • Adherence to team performance and standardized work
  • Ability to direct mechanics


Education Minimum Requirement:
  • High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in Manufacturing, Maintenance or Military environmentsOR
  • Associate's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or similar discipline) or related scientific field (Chemistry, Physics, Math) and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in Manufacturing, Maintenance or Military environmentsOR
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or similar discipline) or related scientific field (Chemistry, Physics, Math) and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in Manufacturing, Maintenance or Military environments.


Required Experience and Skills:
  • cGMP, manufacturing, maintenance environment or relevant military experience
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills to motivate direct reports and peers to excel and "own" the process
  • Effective and positive communication and organizational skills
  • Flexibility to conduct various tasks to support the business
  • Reliability engineering, Predictive Maintenance (PdM)
  • Process Safety Management (PSM), Mechanical Integrity (MI)
  • Lean, Six Sigma, KATA problem solving skills
  • Prioritize, align and focus to obtain business results
  • Training individuals in complex manufacturing/work environments
  • Delta V, Provox and SAP experience is a plus
  • Dependable | Ethics | Integrity
  • Management Relationships (Union experience a plus)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Meeting Facilitation/Training/Presentation Skills
  • Planning, Implementing, Directing, Control, Decision Making
  • Provide feedback and perform DCOM interviews


Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Direct supervisory of maintenance professionals


Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed 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., Kenilworth, 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.

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Employee Status:
Regular

Relocation:
Domestic

VISA Sponsorship:
No

Travel Requirements:
10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:
Work Week

Shift:
1st - Day

Valid Driving License:
Yes

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:
1

Requisition ID:R130470