Merck Material Management Specialist in Wilson, North Carolina

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.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

The Material Management Specialist role will consist of but not limited to the following functions:

  • Verifies, identifies, and inspects a wide variety of incoming direct and indirect materials and supplies referring to purchase orders and shipping documents.

  • Prepares receiving report form and enters data in the computer system.

  • Reconciles/reports shortages and damaged materials.

  • Transports material to floor/rack storage location using a swing-reach (operates at heights up to 32 feet), stand-up narrow aisle, or sit-down lift truck.

  • Monitors production lines and determines the next process order that will run on the line.

  • Orders components from the warehouse for each process order on the packaging lines.

  • Utilizes the SAP system to determine the batch number and quantities of each item. Transports each pallet of components to different staging locations.

  • Issues and returns components to each line per the product specifications

  • Uses the PI Sheet and various SAP screens to issue each component by pallet.

  • Issues and returns labels to support packaging operations.

  • Supports the receipt and storage of labels for production.

  • Performs product changeovers to support schedules established by the Planning Department.

  • Uses line status boards to determine Packaging line schedules.

  • Performs discards of all bulk product.

  • Processes returned production material back to storage.

  • Performs inventory cycle counts as requried. Loads trailer load quantities of finished goods for shipment.

  • All tasks require a working knowledge of a bar code application and associated PC screens.

  • Must have physical ability to transfer containers, weighing up to 30kg. from pallet to pallet.

  • Have ability to prepare and present safety talks and other presentations to team members.

Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.

Required :

  • One year experience working in a regulated environment

  • Must have strong mathematical skills, high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and good communication skills


  • Associates degree preferred.

  • One year Warehouse experience

  • SAP experience

  • Strong computer andproblem-solving skills

  • Forlklift experience

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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Title: Material Management Specialist

Primary Location: NA-US-NC-Wilson

Requisition ID: WAR000586