Merck Material Management Specialist (3rd shift) in Wilson, North Carolina

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.

Receives a variety of incoming materials. Prepares reports and enters that data into a computer system. Transports materials to floor/rack storage using lift truck. Processes returned materials to storage. Loads trailer with finished goods. Orders and issues all components for the Packaging lines. Receives, stores, and issues all labels for the Packaging process.

Verifies, identifies, and inspects a wide variety of incoming direct and indirect materials and supplies referring to purchase orders and shipping documents. Prepares receiving report form and enters data in the computer system. Reconciles/reports shortages and damaged materials. Processes direct materials for lot trace and sampling using bar code labels and scanners. Transports material to floor/rack storage location using a swing-reach (operates at heights up to 32 feet), stand-up narrow aisle, or sit-down lift truck. Selects and issues material to production. Processes returned production material back to storage. Performs inventory cycle counts as requried. Loads trailer load quantities of finished goods for shipment. All tasks require a working knowledge of a bar code application and associated PC screens. Must have physical ability to transfer containers, weighing up to 30kg. from pallet to pallet. Have ability to prepare and present safety talks and other presentations to team members.

Monitors production lines and determines the next process order that will run on the line. Orders components from the warehouse for each process order on the packaging lines. Utilizes the SAP system to determine the batch number and quantities of each item. Determines the time and location for each order. Transports each pallet of components to different staging locations. Issues and returns components to each line per the product specifications. Uses the PI Sheet and various SAP screens to issue each component by pallet. Issues and returns labels to support packaging operations. Supports the receipt and storage of labels for production. Performs product changeovers to support schedules established by the Planning Department. Uses line status boards to determine Packaging line schedules. Performs discards of all bulk product.

Education Minimum Requirement: High School Diploma

Required Experience and Skills:

Minimum 6 months pharmaceutical experience

Minimum 6 months warehouse/materials management experience

Preferred Experience and Skills:

SAP experience is desired. Individual should have good attention to detail, and good communication skills. Forklift experience preferred.

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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Job Warehousing

Title: Material Management Specialist (3rd shift)

Primary Location: NA-US-NC-Wilson

Requisition ID: WAR000666