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Audit Team Lead

Company: Merck
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

**Job Description**

Our Company 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.

This role serves as an Audit Team Lead in the Global Safety and Environment Global Audit program. The purpose of the global audit program is to assess compliance with applicable governmental regulations and company procedures and to assess the effectiveness of management systems and controls. The Audit Team Lead is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of the Global Safety and Environment Audit program, completing audits and advising senior management of potential issues that may present significant risk to the organization.

**The Audit Team Lead is responsible for all aspects of planning, preparation and execution of assigned audits and specifically:**

+ Establishing the detailed scope and required resources for assigned Audits

+ Organizing the audit logistics

+ Managing the costs of the audit within the approved budget

+ Identifying, selecting and managing our Company's required subject matter experts and consultant services.

+ Ensuring the audit scope is covered as well as other potential concerns as identified

+ Managing the audit objectively and escalating concerns appropriately

+ Ensuring audit documentation is accurate, clear, concise, complete and traceable to requirements

+ Managing information from the audit and utilize established business systems

+ Communicating the results of the Audit to the Site/Area and the Global Safety and Environment Leadership Team

+ Approving and providing follow up and closeout of actions developed to address audit observations

+ Utilizing the established audit program protocols and systems

+ Developing audit program reports as requested covering metrics, controls, practices and compliance status

+ Providing training to our Company's Auditors and other participants as required

+ Demonstrating continuous professional development across areas to be audits

+ Travel is expected to be between 35-45%

**Education Minimum Requirement:**

+ Bachelor of Science Degree or higher in Engineering, Life Sciences, or a related field of study.

**Required Experience and Skills:**

+ Minimum of ten years of experience supporting both environmental and safety programs at a manufacturing and / or a significant Research & Development site.

+ Minimum of two years of experience as the Environmental Health and Safety leader (e.g. Manager) for a manufacturing and / or significant Research & Development site.

+ The above support role includes compliance with varied environmental regulations and support for safety programs, including High Risk Work topics such as electrical safety, lockout tagout, confined space, elevated work, hot work, etc.

+ Minimum of two years of experience leading Environmental, Health and Safety audits or self-assessments.

+ Ability and willingness to travel between 35% - 50% of the time.

+ Business-level fluent in written and spoken English.

**Preferred Experience and Skills:**

+ One or more professional certifications in the safety, environmental or auditing fields (e.g. CPEA, CSP, CHMM, CIH, PE)

+ Bi-lingual communication skills

+ Professional experience globally.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

**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.

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.

Current Employees apply HERE (https://wd5.myworkday.com/msd/d/inst/1422$1533/rel-task/3001$14.htmld)

Current Contingent Workers apply HERE (https://wd5.myworkday.com/msd/d/task/1422$4020.htmld)

**US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:**

Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here (https://survey.sogosurvey.com/r/aCdfqL [survey.sogosurvey.com]) if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

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

EEOC Poster (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

EEOC GINA Supplement

OFCCP EEO Supplement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf)

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.

**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:**

No relocation

**VISA Sponsorship:**

No

**Travel Requirements:**

**Flexible Work Arrangements:**

Remote Work

**Shift:**

**Valid Driving License:**

**Hazardous Material(s):**

**Number of Openings:**

1

**Requisition ID:** R109673

Keywords: Merck, Cleveland , Audit Team Lead, Other , Cleveland, Tennessee

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