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Senior Technician Job - United States  

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Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

Senior Technician-PRO015286


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 De Soto facility is part of the global Merck Manufacturing Division in the Animal Health Network and is a key contributor to the manufacturing of animal health products. The role will be within our Antigen Operations team, which is responsible for the compliant manufacture of antigen products and serial vaccine batches produced at the site.

The successful candidate will report to one of the Operations Team Managers and will be expected to effectively perform the daily manufacturing activities in compliance with relevant Manufacturing Documents, Standard Operating Procedures, local Good Manufacturing Practices and Safety procedures and Merck corporate policies in order to complete the production schedule.

Please note, this is a 2nd (evening) shift position.


Education Minimum Requirement:

- BSc (hons) degree in a science discipline.

Required Experience and Skills:

- Minimum 3 years relevant experience working in a large scale cGMP or USDA regulated manufacturing environment.

- Can demonstrate a strong compliance mind-set (EHS, Quality and Finance).

- Can demonstrate Good Documentation Practices and follow Standard Operating Procedures.

- Capable of working effectively with team members and showing initiative to support others on the team.

- Can demonstrate the ability to speak and write clearly and concisely.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

- Capable of performing advanced technical processes in an aseptic manner.

- Uses understanding of continuous improvement tools to participate and/or support process improvement projects.

- Has a comprehensive knowledge of key scientific concepts.

- Has the ability to solve simple work-related problems.

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

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:

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.

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

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

Job: Production / Operator

Job Title:Sr. Tech, Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-KS-DeSoto

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 2nd

Hazardous Materials: Live antigen products

Company Trade Name:Merck

Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Environmental Health & Safety, Animal Health, Business Process, Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Veterinary, Management

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