15 Mar, 2023

Project Engineer II

  • Merck
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:

At Millipore Sigma, the role will manage capital projects for the St. Louis engineering group. 

  • Develop and implement engineering solutions to internal customer problems and opportunities.
  • Provide end-to-end project management on small to medium capital projects from initiation through project closure that includes documentation using project management models as described in the PMBOK.
  • Works closely with external architectural and/or engineering firms.
  • Obtain necessary building or occupancy permits.
  • Develop project requirements, schedules and final project costs.  
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Procure necessary contractors, materials, and equipment to support projects. 
  • Domestic travel of 5% to attend seminars, conferences and training within North America to maintain and expand technical expertise.
  • Support departmental process improvement efforts based on annual objectives. 
  • Read and interpret internal and external regulatory agencies’ policies, codes, standards and regulations.
  • Work closely with site EHS, Quality and Mechanical Integrity to develop engineering solutions.
  • Create or manage the creation of engineering/construction bid packages.
  • Manage field construction work in support of projects.
  • Monday - Friday 7AM - 3:30 PM


Who You Are: 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and 2+ years' of project management or engineering experience within a Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences or manufacturing facility 
  • OR
  •  High School Diploma or GED and 5+ years' of project management or engineering experience within a Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences or manufacturing facility 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Good financial accumen of project/program management
  • Ability to communicate using excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with best practices of maintenance and reliability
  • Experience with engineering systems; process engineering, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, etc
  • Working knowledge of GMP and PSM standards
  • Self-motivated, responsible and team orientated individual



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

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