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Lead Technician (Maintenance Mechanic) Job - United States  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 20 May 2017

Project Description

Lead Technician (Maintenance Mechanic)-PRO015623


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.

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.

Lead Technician (Maintenance Mechanic) position is to perform advanced level troubleshooting and to provide technical assistance to others. Technical knowledge, mechanical aptitude and leadership skills and the ability to delegate work assignments also required but not limited to: Must know all phases of production within their respective area to be able to support the Supervisor in meeting company goals and objectives. Ensure that written procedures are being followed. Ensure safety of employees. Ensure facilities and equipment are properly maintained and calibrated. Carry out special projects, as assigned, with little or no supervision. Assist in scheduling of work assignments and ensure work assignments are completed. Train employees on new procedures and sets up, adjusts, repairs, and maintains all Pharmaceutical process equipment. Performs calibrations and maintains industrial instrumentation standards. Carries out industrial maintenance functions in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices and prepares technical documentation on as needed basis. Participates in the establishment and improvement of new and existing process equipment. Provides technical specifications and information to Research and Development, Process-Project Engineers, and other MMD requestors. Write installs, and tests measuring and nonmeasuring logic controller programming. Primary focus will involve maintaining process equipment by developing/performing PM's, developing/performing instrument calibrations, installing new equipment, completing validation protocols, documenting work using a computerized maintenance management system.


Education Minimum Requirement:

High School diploma or Equivalent

Required Experience and Skills:

Minimum of 5 years of relevant maintenance experience and a primary knowledge in the industrial maintenance environment is required. Mechanical and electrical trouble shooting skills are essential and must possess these skills to be effective in this area without further skills training. Must be able to read electrical prints.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

7 years of industrial maintenance experience or 2 year technical degree with 5 years of maintenance experience or equivalent.

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

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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Job: Production / Maintenance

Job Title:Lead Tech, Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-NC-Wilson

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 3rd

Hazardous Materials: No

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount

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