Operations Technical Lead

Operations Technical Lead

Msd International Gmbh (singapore Branch)
5-7 years
84000 - 120000 SGD

Job Description

  • Develop strategies that align with business imperatives
  • Based in Singapore, the regional hub for Asia Pacific (AP) and top-ranked biopharmaceutical company on The Straits Times and Statista’s list of Best Employers in Singapore for two consecutive years (2020, 2021).
  • Join the premier biopharmaceutical company that has been in Singapore for more than 25 years and in AP for over 60 years

Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a Safety First, Quality Always mindset striving for continuous improvement. We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.


In this role, you will assist the Senior Manager, Operations in all aspects of production activities and in particular technical support in all aspects of equipment / facilities. You will serve as expert in all aspect of production activities in particular technical support of all production equipment and facilities.


  • Plan, schedule and coordinate maintenance activities with Maintenance team and IPT Planner. Coordinate management of activities that interfere with production in order to reduce downtime.
  • Serve as landlord for facility. Manage notification system for Operations staff and Maintenance team to correct deficiencies in housekeeping, maintenance, and facility-related procedures.
  • Manage materials and supplies storage and logistics within facility.
  • Lead/participate in MPS related activities to instil continuous improvement mindset in the Operation team.
  • Lead Annual product review (APR) activities for the IPT operations.
  • Participate in equipment commissioning, including FAT / SAT.
  • Lead operations related global change management process and track changes to completion where applicable.
  • Lead/ Participate in HAZOP Studies, FMEA, RCFA, Industrial Hygiene related activities
  • Lead/Participate in operations relate Quality Notification management including all CAPAs management.
  • Participate in internal, external and Quality and Corporate Safety, health & Environmental audits and follow-up on corrective actions and Preventive actions.
  • Generate SOP's for plant operation in accordance with cGMP and conduct training.
  • Carry out specific administrative tasks as instructed by the Senior Manager, Operations.
  • Manage the Operations supply system, including coordination with Planner/Buyer and Maintenance Team, to ensure that material and supply inventories are maintained at appropriate inventory levels.
  • Act as Grant of Authority (GOA) for Senior Manager, Operations
  • Any other duties as and when assigned by the Manager.


This is a contract role for One (1) year. To be successful in this role, you should possess Bachelor’ Degree in Engineering/Science or relevant field. Candidate with minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry is preferred. In this role, Project management is a must and knowledge of applicable safety and GMP regulations is required. Other personnel Attributes include:

• Good oral and written communication skills
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Able to work independently with minimum supervision
• Must command respect of those not directly supervised
• Must have strong follow-up and closure skills

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

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.

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.

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