Asset Specialist Level 3 Job

Date: May 28, 2019

Location: Oss, NB, NL

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Requisition ID: MAI000830

The department
MSD Biotech Oss is located at the two sites near Oss, NL. Over 1500 employees work in the pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnological production in MSD Oss. Within MSD Biotech, novel biologic active ingredients (“Drug Substance”) are manufactured, including medicines for fertility, diabetes, and oncology. We have global partners in the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific to ensure medicines are delivered in a safe, reliable and cost-effective way.

For more information about MSD Biotech, please watch the MSD Biotech Oss video below.

The Biotech Facilities and Engineering team is providing asset management, reliability engineering and facilities management support to the Biologics organization located in Oss. The Facilities and engineering team is providing the services together with internal and external local and global partners’ with a strong focus on business continuity, cost effectiveness, safety and compliance.

The position
Reporting into the Facilities Management Operations Lead the Asset Specialist – level 3 will be responsible for the optimization of the performance and reliability of the Facilities & Engineering owned assets and will be responsible for initiating and enabling improvements for the CoE.He/she willmaintain asset related documents (e.g. qualification documentation) up-to-date and compliant to GMP & EHS requirements.

Working as an Asset Specialist level 3, you will be responsible for:

• (Re)qualification/revalidation;
• Asset support;
• New or improved manufacturing processes;
• Continuous improvement (Capex projects);
• Change control;
• Deviation control/ problem Solving;
• Participation in the Tier processes;
• GMP and EHS.

Desired skills & experience

• Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Mechanical, Process, Chemical Engineering or equivalent;
• At least 5 years of experience in operation, monitoring and maintenance;
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical manufacturing;
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects;
• Pro-active attitude with an improvement mindset and strong analytical skills;
• Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English.

• Experience with project engineering, construction and commissioning & qualification is desirable;
• Experience with support of regulatory and corporate audits;
• Experience with Six Sigma and/ or Lean principles, such as Lean and Six Sigma tools and techniques, Standardized work, Scientific problem solving (PDCA), Inclusion, Value stream mapping.

About MSD

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us. Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.  As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
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A good place to work
Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Arjan van Bon, Facilities Management Operations Lead Biotech, via 06 -11580480.

If you are interested in this challenging role, you are requested to apply online by uploading your resume and application letter in English.

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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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