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IPT Sr Technician Compression Job - Puerto Rico  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

IPT Sr Technician Compression-PRO015494


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 125-year legacy. 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.

This position is responsible for the performance of the compression equipment, the set up/change over coordination, and the daily activity priorities for the IPT operators assigned to his team. This position is a Technical SME in compression area. Need to possess the expertise within IPT areas and collaborating with other multifunctional areas to improve production on compression equipment. Apply expertise to solve unique and complex issues not only within own area of responsibility but also within interrelated disciplines at the IPT areas. Identifies problems on areas related to compression processes, equipment and develops proposals for problem solving, maintenance improvement initiatives or optimization.

The position will be based in Merck Las Piedras, does not include relocation assistance and will be assigned to First and/or Second shift. We have two (2) positions available.



Associates or higher degree in Mechanics, Electronics, Electricity or Instrumentation.

Minimum ten (10) years of experience in compression and encapsulation technology such as maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, qualifications.

Additional of five (5) years of experience in other oral solid dosages (OSD) processes.

Technical writing knowledge.

Reliability / Predictability (RCM) Maintenance Knowledge.

Mechanical/Electrical knowledge.

Intermediate computer skills.

Experience working with Maximo and SAP is required.

Ability and knowledge reading and interpreting drawing and diagrams (electrical & neumatic).

Good communications skills (reading and writing) in English and Spanish.

Fette Certification is a plus.

Knowledge in Microsoft Office.

Good interpersonal skills.

Experience or skills training people.

Strong customer service skills.

Continuous improvement tools knowledge is a plus.

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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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Production / Maintenance

Job Title:Lead Tech, Operations

Primary Location: NA-PR-East-Las Piedras

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 2

Shift (if applicable): Other (see Work Schedule)

Company Trade Name:Merck

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