Environmental Monitoring Specialist, Quality


: $86,880.00 - $149,200.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Job Description
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer? If so, then this is the opportunity for you!
Our Quality Assurance group ensures every single material inside our products is manufactured, processed, tested, packaged, stored and distributed aligned with our incredibly high standards of quality and meets all regulatory requirements. Partnering across our internal manufacturing facilities, external contract manufacturers and suppliers we create an interdependent global manufacturing network committed to deliver a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.
The Environmental Monitoring Specialist provides direct Quality support to a production area as part of a Quality Integrated Production Team operating model. The EM Quality Specialist, with guidance from the EM Lead, ensures product / process quality and performs activities to facilitate the release of product to the marketplace. The EM Quality Specialist is responsible for the review and evaluation of routine and per process environmental monitoring sampling of classified areas and utilities. This position also works closely with the assigned End to End in a team environment to ensure timely completion of responsibilities with emphasis on right first time.
The EM Quality Specialist will become knowledgeable in Federal and other regulatory agency requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices to assure that all areas operate in a state of compliance, and will train on and gain competency in their responsibilities for assigned End to End. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Becomes fully trained in our Company Quality Standard Operating Procedures, production SOPs as needed, and SAP functions as required by EM Quality Specialists.
Basic Functions & Responsibility Essential function(s) includes, but is not limited to:
* Learns current Good Manufacturing Practices, the manufacturing process, and our Company quality systems.
* Monitor environmental performance against specifications within classified areas.
* Provide environmental support to manufacturing and testing areas as needed.
* Performs Quality review/approval of new and updated SOPs and Controlled Job Aids.
* Ensures compliance with departmental procedures.
* Actively participates in the Tier process and uses this forum to escalate concerns and best practices.
* Collaborates with IPT members in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and action plans.
* Adherence to SOPs, GMPs and safety procedures.
* Aid in investigations into environmental excursions.
* Author environmental project protocols and reports.
* Assists with training of incoming personnel.
Education Minimum Requirement:
* Bachelors Degree
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.
In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.
If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.
If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at ...@merck.com
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Employee Status:
No relocation
VISA Sponsorship:
Travel Requirements:
No Travel Required
Flexible Work Arrangements:
Not Specified
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Hazardous Material(s):
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Associated topics: agriculture, air, air monitoring, bioassay, biodiversity, conservation, ecology, environmental science, field, waste * 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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