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2022 Supplier Quality Management Intern



Quality Assurance
West Point, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Job Requirements

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

The Future Talent Program features internships that last up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

The 2022 Global Supplier Quality Intern, with guidance from the Associate Director, will have the opportunity to work on strategic goals for the business. The incumbent will have the opportunity to drive project(s) through the organization, leading multi-functional teams and interacting with Senior Leaders. The Supplier Quality Management (SQM) organization 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 project(s) would be within a specific area, which would be identified upon acceptance; however, the following areas are potential areas that the incumbent would support:

-Risk Management and Assessments

-Supplier Management Systems and Strategic Projects

-Data Visualization Tools - dashboards, metrics for data management

Primary Activities:

Develop a project plan to address the strategy/problem statement that you will be working on

Schedule routine meetings with the necessary stakeholders

Actively participate in the Tier process and use this forum to make concerns visible

Maintain metrics and tracking of progress on project.

Ensure all data is in compliance with cGMPs, GLPs and departmental procedures is of the highest integrity, quality and accuracy

Required Education Experience and Skills:

Candidate must be current student (sophomore, junior or senior) enrolled in a B.S. in Scientific/Engineering/Data Analytics field program

Candidates must have experience with data analysis via Spotfire

Candidates must have proficient in use of MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Teams

Candidates must have data analytics and data visualization tools

Candidates must have demonstrated interpersonal skills including flexibility, collaboration and inclusion skills, and ability to work in a team environment

Candidates must have demonstrated self-starter with capability to develop innovative solutions to challenges

Candidates must have proven analytical aptitude, critical thinking skills, and ability to apply key concepts

Candidate must have speaks with courage and candor

Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills

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 …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.


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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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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:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:


Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified


1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

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Requisition ID:P-100421