Merck Expeditor and Data Integrator in Elkton, Virginia

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. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

Description (External)

At our Manufacturing division in Elkton, Virginia, we have a Maintenance Planner / Data Integrator position supporting the Processing Areas available. The plant is located in the Shenandoah Valley along the Shenandoah River and the Blue Ridge Mountains, a short distance from major state universities: University of Virginia and James Madison University.

The Maintenance Planner / Data Integrator is a knowledgeable, technical resource within the maintenance organization. The individual in this role is responsible for maintaining Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) data for equipment, preventive maintenance (PM), predictive maintenance (PdM), calibrations, spare parts, and bills of materials (BOMs) in support of maintenance work management. The maintenance planner is also responsible for creating maintenance job plans, planning for resources, reporting, and ensuring maintenance work practices are consistent with GMP, Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and work closely with Maintenance, Operations, Scheduling, and Engineering stakeholders.

Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures CMMS Maintenance master data is built for new equipment. - Supports identification, specification, procurement, and stocking of spare parts. - Maintains the accuracy of SAP maintenance master data: Functional Locations, Equipment, Maintenance Plans, Task Lists, Materials, and BOMs. - Processes change control requests for maintenance master data changes. - Performs detailed maintenance planning and provides maintenance job plans, to include work instructions, parts, resources, and permitting. - Coordinates work plans with operations and scheduling. - Coordinates vendor service activity and outside support resources. - Manages the work area’s maintenance work planning backlog.

Your role at our Manufacturing division is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At our Manufacturing division, we’re inventing for life. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com. Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: Our Manufacturing division 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 our Manufacturing division 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 our Manufacturing division. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by our Manufacturing division as a result of the referral or through other means.

Education Minimum Requirement: - High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in Manufacturing, Maintenance or Military environments - Associates Degree or higher in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or similar discipline) or related scientific field (Chemistry, Physics, Math) and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in Manufacturing, Maintenance or Military environments

Required Experience and Skills: - Experience planning maintenance or project work in a large organization - Experience working with a CMMS (e.g., SAP, Maximo) - Experience troubleshooting manufacturing process and/or utility equipment issues

Preferred Experience and Skills: - Maintenance planning certification - Knowledge industrial electrical, mechanical, and/or utility systems - Experience with SAP Plant Maintenance as a CMMS - Experience working with MRO storerooms and spare parts management - Experience working in a regulated environment (pharmaceutical, food, nuclear, etc.) for a minimum of two (2) years - Experience developing maintenance work plans and spare parts for new facilities and equipment - Experience with a Computerized Calibration Management System (CCMS)

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to 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.

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Job Maintenance/Utilities

Title: Expeditor and Data Integrator

Primary Location: NA-US-VA-Elkton

Requisition ID: MAI000828