Manager, SUB Processing

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.
This Manager position is available at our organization?s Animal Health facility in De Soto, Kansas, located near Kansas City metropolitan area. The DeSoto facility is expanding operations to manufacturing vaccines and biologics for large and companion animals. Leveraging an experienced and innovative team environment, the key technologies at the site are biologics production using fermentation and cell culture platforms, filling and packaging.
The De Soto facility is part of our global Animal Health Manufacturing Division network and is a key contributor to the manufacturing of animal health products.
This exciting new position will manage an innovative new team that is dedicated to the introduction of single use bioreactor (SUB) technology at the site for the manufacture of one of the companies key intermediate products. The role will be critical in effectively establishing a new area, processes and team and will work closely with Engineering, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs to ensure the successful implementation of the new manufacturing line through the project phase and into routine manufacturing activities.
The role requires someone that can demonstrate a strong compliance mind-set (EHS, Quality and Finance) and continuously set a high standard for themselves and their team. The person will need to demonstrate strong leadership and coaching skills and the ability to build an innovative, effective team that can meet the challenges of this dynamic new manufacturing environment.
Education Minimum Requirement:
+ Bachelors Degree or equivalent in a Science or Engineering discipline.
Required Experience and Skills :
+ Minimum 3 years working in a Management, Engineering or Process Support role in a manufacturing environment.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
+ Experience working with Lean Six Sigma principles.
+ A good understanding of aseptic processes used in manufacturing.
+ Experience working with single use technologies.
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 .
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Job _Manuf./Operations Generic_
Title: _Manager, SUB Processing_
Primary Location: NA-US-KS-DeSoto
Requisition ID: _MAN005559_

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