Senior Technician Job - United States
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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 email@example.com.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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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
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