Job Information

Date Posted: 09/24/2019
Company: Merck
Position: Gulfstream 550 Corporate Pilot - Captain (Trenton, NJ)
Position Type: Captain, Corporate, Part 91 only
Location: Trenton, NJ (US)
Description: Job Description

We aim to create workplace experiences that enable our people to be inspired to invent. Inside our organization, we provide workplace solutions that enable our people to do their very best work in safety. Outside our organization we ensure we protect the people around us, communities and the environment.

The Captain operates jet aircraft in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with the Company aircraft schedule, operational directives and in accordance with International, Federal, State and Local laws and regulations; as well as our Company\'s Corporate Policies and the our Company\'s Flight Operations Manual.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Act as Pilot-in-Command in GV-SP aircraft on assigned domestic and international trips.
Directly responsible for the safety, comfort and convenience of flight crew and passengers.
Supervise assigned flight crew when assigned as Pilot-in-Command.
Ensure that all flight and ground operations comply with federal and state regulations, as well as our Company\'s standard operating procedures.
Collaborate with the crew in analyzing weather conditions and makes decisions to ensure the safe operation of Company aircraft.
Collaborate with Maintenance and Operations staff in making decisions that affect the operation of Company aircraft.
Effectively utilize the principles of Crew Resource Management.
Make decisions necessary for the start, delay, or cancellation of assigned flights and for the deviation of a flight from its planned route or destination when conditions dictate.
Maintain required FAA certificates.
Complete all training necessary for performance of assigned duties and as dictated within the Company Flight Operations Manual.
May assume Second-in-Command duties when flying with another Company Captain.
Complete other supplemental duties within the department, as assigned by the Chief Pilot.
NOTE: This role requires working a flexible schedule that will include overnight and weekend duty to satisfy the requirements of the on-demand nature of a global corporate aviation operation.

Education Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor Degree
Required Experience and Skills:

Ten years professional pilot experience in turbine powered aircraft.
Two years experience in an on-demand flight environment.
FAA ATP certificate with the ability to obtain GV type rating.
History of successful completion of FAA and Company competency checks.
FAA First Class medical certificate.
Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills.
Demonstrated discipline / integrity.
Demonstrated knowledge of domestic, international, and oceanic flight rules.
Minimum Flight Time requirements:
3,500 hours total flight time
3,000 hours total flight time in airplanes
1,500 hours total flight time in multi-engine airplanes
500 hours total flight time in transport category jets
250 hours total instrument time
Preferred Experience and Skills:

FAA Certified Flight Instructor or Military Flight Instructor/Evaluator
NBAA Certified Aviation Manager
Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

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.




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