Senior Specialist, Training Facility | Technical Operations

Merck & Co., Inc. Elkton , VA 22827

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

At Our Company's campus in Elkton, Virginia, we have a Training Facility Senior Specialist Technical Operations position available on the Learning and Development Team. The manufacturing facility is located in the Shenandoah Valley along the Shenandoah River and the Blue Ridge Mountains a short distance from the University of Virginia and James Madison University. Due to the importance of this facility it has seen rapid growth in production volumes and new employees over the last several years.

Our Learning and Development Team supports manufacturing with a "Safety First, Quality Always" mindset striving for continuous improvement. We enable our colleague's ability to remain operational, continuously improve, and perform at their highest level. Elkton has an extensive Training Facility Program that provides employees with the proper training to be able to perform their job safely and with the highest quality. The successful candidate will be a technical subject matter expert (SME) within the Training Facility Team.

Elkton's Training Facility Senior Specialist Technical Operations will be a person with production experience that possesses strong interpersonal, and collaboration skills. They will be responsible for developing and executing training in order to support the sites growing demands. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply their enthusiasm and technical skills as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The candidate should have experience in Manufacturing, Job Skills Training, Facilitation, and Driving a Strong Safety Culture.

If you are the kind of individual who thrives on challenge and possess the leadership and required skills, we invite you to apply. Each of our employees is joined by an extraordinary sense of purpose - bringing our Company's finest achievements to people around the world. Our ability to excel depends on integrity, knowledge, imagination, technical competency, diversity, and teamwork.

Core Responsibilities

  • Leading specific training competencies as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME)

  • Developing and delivering process specific training using factory scale equipment

  • Overseeing and facilitating training that emphasizes active skills-based learning

  • Supporting equipment installation and qualification

  • Coaching trainees to build their skills and drive operational employee excellence

  • Partnering with the site leadership to create and execute learning strategies that support design, development, delivery, and evaluation of training

  • Continuously improving curricula through conducting learning needs analysis

  • Authoring and reviewing Training Facility Curricula and ensuring quality and consistency with adult learning principles

  • Ensuring competency assessments are embedded in training materials to facilitate metric reporting and certification requirements

  • As required, developing personnel through talent management, performance reviews, and employee development plans

  • Assisting in the implementation and rollout of training for new technologies

  • Driving safety and compliance acculturation for the site

Education Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Adult Learning, Science, or Business with four years of relevant experience in manufacturing

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that's devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

Who we are

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

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.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

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.

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@msd.com

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

EEOC Poster

EEOC GINA Supplement

OFCCP EEO Supplement

OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule

We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

Domestic

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

Not Indicated

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

2

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