Lab Technician – Sterile Filling Job - United States
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. 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.
The purpose of the Technician is to perform operation of sterile filling equipment, filling product, working as part of a team and perform aseptic procedures fully gowned in a clean room environment. Must have technical knowledge, mechanical aptitude and teamwork skills.
Major activities and responsibilities
Responsible for performing aseptic procedures such as set up and operation of filling equipment, and cleaning the work area after filling operations are completed. Includes operation of autoclaves.
Maintains concurrent recordkeeping including batch records, forms, log books and MDs
Basic competency using computers for data entry, ordering supplies and recordkeeping.
Assists in reviewing current and developing new SOP’s for equipment and processes.
Assist in planning, development and implementation of special project, resolution of process issues recommending solutions or routes of investigation.
Responsible for meeting all production schedules which could include working longer hours to complete filling operations and cleanup.
Assist in the cleaning and sterilization of process lines and equipment for use in the filling suites. Also assists in cleaning the work area including floors, walls, tables, etc. Monitors inventory levels and requisitions lab supplies as needed.
Education Minimum Requirement:
- High School diploma or equivalent
Required Experience and Skills:
- Minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience
- Solid mathematical skills
- Effective teamwork skills including ability to work with a variety of personalities
- Ability to read, write and understand technical information and to effectively communicate information to colleagues at various levels
- Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
Preferred Experience and Skills:
- Trained in aseptic technique
- Experience with vaccine filling equipment
- Good computer skills including use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Job: Technician-Biochem Manuf
Job Title:Tech, Operations
Primary Location: NA-US-KS-DeSoto
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 2
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials: thimerosal, Decon Spore
Company Trade Name:Merck
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