Merck 2019 Global Safety and Environment Co-Op in Kenilworth, New Jersey

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.

With management direction, responsible for supporting major IT project implementation (Enablon) to ensure consistency, accuracy and thoroughness of EHS-related data collection and reporting through a role in Global Safety and the Environment with the Systems & Assurance team.

• Partners with IT and GSE Systems & Assurance team to provide tools and resources for end users.

• Example projects:

  • Maintain file structure and naming convention for reports

  • Review existing training materials to ensure consistency with IT application through configuration upgrades

  • Provide support to end users and develop resources for Systems & Assurance team for commonly encountered issues.

  • Expand existing and develop new FAQ documents.

  • Monitor system data, identify trends and recommend enhancement or improvements to navigation and/or data choices

  • Develops EHS procedures, guidelines and training programs as assigned.

Primary Activities:

  • Maintain effective organizational skills and implement appropriate communication and planning.

  • Work with minimum supervision and exercise independent judgment in the daily performance of his/her duties.

  • Learn/follow all Merck Safety, Health, Environmental and regulatory requirements (as required by task).

  • Perform necessary administrative duties to insure maintenance of records, reports, and associates tasks.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors program in Occupational Safety, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering or related technical discipline preferred).

  • Minimum GPA: 3.00

  • Must be available for a period of 6 months.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Critical thinking, communication skills, problem solving and project management techniques.

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

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.

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Title: 2019 Global Safety and Environment Co-Op

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Requisition ID: ADM010297