Senior Specialist-Process Safety, Global Engineering (Bow)

Compensation

: $93,485.00 - $140,320.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



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The Senior Specialist functions under the guidance of the Engineering Compliance Director within Global Engineering Solutions (GES) with focus on Design for Safety and Process Safety for all Lines of Business (Human Health, Animal Health, GWES (labs, facilities and utilities)). The Senior Specialist brings forward strong subject matter expertise to lead studies and evaluations, determine suitability, establish direction, conduct risk assessments, define safeguards, assess operability, interface with construction and commissioning as well as operational readiness..
The Senior Specialist exhibits strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, decision making and the ability to guide global work. The candidate should have a strong understanding of equipment and facility design, safety practices, standards, operations, maintenance and industry regulations. Flexibility with global travel and varied work location is also required..
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:.
  • Interface with the Global Engineering Safety Council.
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  • Responsibilities range from defining intent in Front-End Loading, Peer input during design, oversight during operation and development/implementation of Process Safety Initiatives.
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  • Support junior engineers in their assignments via oversight and technical guidance.
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  • Participation in professional/technical organizations.
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    Job Description

    Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.

    The Senior Specialist functions under the guidance of the Engineering Compliance Director within Global Engineering Solutions (GES) with focus on Design for Safety and Process Safety for all Lines of Business (Human Health, Animal Health, GWES (labs, facilities and utilities)). The Senior Specialist brings forward strong subject matter expertise to lead studies and evaluations, determine suitability, establish direction, conduct risk assessments, define safeguards, assess operability, interface with construction and commissioning as well as operational readiness.

    The Senior Specialist will interface with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and the Global Engineering Safety Council.

    The Senior Specialist exhibits strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, decision making and the ability to guide global work. The candidate should have a strong understanding of equipment and facility design, safety practices, standards, operations, maintenance and industry regulations. Flexibility with global travel and varied work location is also required.

    The Senior Specialist will contribute to the development and maintenance of core documents such as internal Practices, Procedures, Design Guides and Engineering Standards. In addition, they should participate in professional/technical organizations and in the development and delivery of subject matter training for GES.

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Interface with SMEs and initiatives within Global Safety & the Environment.
    • Interface with the Global Engineering Safety Council.
    • Participate in Global Engineering Process Safety Committee.
    • Responsibilities range from defining intent in Front-End Loading, Peer input during design, oversight during operation and development/implementation of Process Safety Initiatives.
    • Core knowledge should include: Management of Change, Process Safety Management, Occupational Safety, Process Hazard Analysis, Industrial Hygiene, Containment (OEB), Bio-Safety (BSL), Life-Safety, Regulations/Industry Guidance (NFPA, ATEX, CE, Factory Mutual, and OSHA), PSV?s, Dust Handling, Chemical and Biological Processing, Ergonomics and Industry Trends.
    • Support junior engineers in their assignments via oversight and technical guidance.
    • Developing and Maintaining core documents such as internal Practices, Procedures, Design Guides and Engineering Standards.
    • Participation in professional/technical organizations.
    • Development and delivery of training related to process safety.
    Education Minimum Requirement:
    • BS Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent applied life sciences qualifications.
    Required Experience and Skills:
    • Minimum 7 years Process Safety experience including prior experience with Engineering Design, Equipment Operation, Vendor Interface, Risk Assessment, Regulations, Process Safety, and Guidance Development is essential
    Preferred Experience and Skills:
    • Previous Operations experience in PSM covered processes. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or Project Management Experience.
    The Senior Specialist must exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills, decision making and the ability to guide global work. The candidate should have a strong understanding of equipment and facility design, safety practices, standards, operations, maintenance and industry regulations.

    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.

    INVENT.

    IMPACT.

    INSPIRE.

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    Employee Status:

    Regular

    Relocation:

    No relocation

    VISA Sponsorship:

    No

    Travel Requirements:

    50%

    Flexible Work Arrangements:

    Not Specified

    Shift:

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    Hazardous Material(s):

    Number of Openings:

    1

    Associated topics: biochemistry, bioinformatic, biology, biomechanics, metabolic, molecular, msat, neuro, parenteral, therapeutic * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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