Join a team that is committed to saving and improving lives around the world.
MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of individuals like you. We value and encourage diverse perspectives and ideas, and strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
Senior Specialist External Manufacturing
Position Overview The Sr Specialist (Biologics External Manufacturing) will be accountable for working with IPT leaders to effectively manage a number of critical Biologics supply partners. Key elements of this role include supporting team/partner interactions, supporting change management, managing transactions within SAP, supporting logistics activities, tracking operations performance metrics, and supporting continuous improvement initiatives with partners. The ideal candidate will be able to travel to domestic partner sites to effectively manage the partnership and associated activities, and will also have effective communication skills and tools for remote support to the partnerships/virtual sites.
Key skills required for this role include:
Comprehensive understanding of technical and operational aspects of Vaccine and Biological products;
Project management and oversight capabilities;
Extensive knowledge of SAP and COMET & Quality systems;
Lean/Six sigma methodology;
Experience operational excellent and continuous improvement initiatives;
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Bachelors of Science or Engineering, Biotechnology preferred; MS preferred
Experience and skills:
3-5 years Operations experience; SAP/Comet expertise;
Supply Chain planning, MPS/lean experience, Six sigma black belt, external manufacturing experience
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to communicate, collaborate and influence;
Ability to think End-to-End when analyzing problems and resolving project conflicts;
Willingness to be flexible and to work in a rapidly changing environment;
Independent and take ownership.
What we offer:
Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.