Merck 2020/2021 - North American Supply Chain Ops Co-op in North Wales, Pennsylvania
The Future Talent Program features co-operative assignments that last up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Manufacturing & Supply Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
The position is within the Supply Chain organization. Candidates will participate in process improvement projects, which will strengthen the candidates’ skills in teamwork, collaboration, and leadership in the following areas:
Demand planning and fulfillment
Distribution and logistics
Lean Six Sigma
Global improvement initiatives
The successful candidate is:
An individual motivated to cultivate their leadership skills along with their technical, business and commercial skills by applying their knowledge within manufacturing and supply chain areas of expertise
Candidates should be committed to both their own career development as well as bringing their best to our company.
The successful candidate should be comfortable with influencing others.
The candidate will need to be able to adapt to new roles, responsibilities, and situations.
The successful candidate is comfortable working independently, working in teams, and leading teams.
Candidates should be interested in participating in a broad range of work experiences across the supply chain organizations
- Currently enrolled in a BS or MS program in one of the following: Supply Chain/Logistics; Bio Engineering/ Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology; Chemical Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Material Science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Ideal candidate will possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, a problem solver, and a team player with the ability to work independently.
Ideal candidate should have leadership experience in field of study, extracurricular activity, previous internship or undergraduate research, military or prior work experience.
Ideal candidate should have GPA 3.0 or higher.
Level(s) of Experience Sought:
Beginner - Limited or no previous work experience/first Co-op or
Intermediate - Some related work or volunteer experience/second Co-op or
Advanced - Previous related work experience/final Co-op
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.
Who we are …
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.
What we look for …
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .
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Requisition ID: R61341
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