New England Associate Director Engineering

Boston, MA, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Reporting to the Facilities Director at our research facility in Boston, Massachusetts, position will be responsible for :

+ Managing routine and preventive maintenance of facilities and facility & utility equipment through Merck's IFM service provider, including:

+ Maintenance project coordination, good engineering practices & resource conservation

+ Application of uniform Service Level Agreements (SLA's) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).

+ Compliance with regulatory requirements.

+ Sound estimating, cost control and program scheduling.

+ Responsible for proper operation of all site and purchased utilities.

+ Handles site real estate matters.

+ Provides oversight for engineering work associated with the planning, design and construction of all new and renovated physical plant facilities, utility systems, laboratories and environmental protection systems


+ Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering plus relevant industrial experience


+ Minimum of ten (10) years in combined facilities engineering/management and project engineering role at a major research lab or technical facilities operation

+ Minimum of five (5) years fully directing/managing maintenance services at a pharmaceutical mfg. or significant lab facility

+ Strong leadership and interpersonal skills within a matrix management environment;


+ Excellent team player and the skill to work in a matrix organization.

+ Good interpersonal, leadership, organization, presentation and negotiating skills are required.

+ The ability to act independently and with creativity in problem solving

+ Experience with project management (MS Project), presentation/graphics and project management tools

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

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**Job** _Maintenance/Utilities_

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

**Title:** _New England Associate Director Engineering_

**Primary Location:** NA-US-MA-Boston

**Requisition ID:** _MAI000643_