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Merck & Co. Inc.

System Applications and Products (SAP), Production Planning (PP), Warehouse Management (WM) - Consultant



Full Time

On Site


De Soto, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Reports to Director - Animal Health IT Manufacturing and Supply.


Responsible for partnering with Business partners in our Company's Animal Health division (AH) in the Manufacturing (PP) and Warehouse Management (WM) area supporting the (Global) Business Process in our ERP system.

Cooperates with Global and local Process Owners and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) on the business side as well as Enterprise Process Management (EPM) colleagues and support team members.

Safeguards and drives the adoption of the Global SAP Template.

Reviews and approves changes before they are executed.

Build strong relationship with Local Business Process Owners (LBPO’s) and Key Users / SME’s.

Delivers input to the Global Business Process Owners (GBPO) and Team Manager for Projects and changes.

Manages medium complex projects.

Participate in workshops, support design, realization testing, training and go-live.

Support second line support team.

Connect with EPM colleagues to understand end-to-end processes and aim for improvements or impact of existing change requests.


Bachelors degree.

SAP R/3 relevant modules at customizing level.


• Broad general IT knowledge and experience.

• 5+ years of hands on experience including customizing in SAP Manufacturing (PP/PP-PI/MM) and Warehouse Management (WM) and preferably other Manufacturing Modules and management of medium complex projects.

• Experience as an ERP Specialist in a batch managed industry.

• Knowledge of methods and techniques for the adjustments and implementation standard software.


Strongly developed analytical skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Shows drive to deliver quality work.

Customer-oriented way of working.

Can maintain contacts with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Mature business partner.

Fluency in English (speaking and writing).

Creative problem solver.

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge of serialization solutions (like ATTP) and SD is preferred.

Pharmaceutical or Life Science industry experience is preferred.

Knowledge and experience in computer system validation is preferred.

Project management certification (eg PMI) and Lean Six Sigma green belt certification is preferred.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

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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Requisition ID:R129707