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Operations Technician

at Merck in Millsboro, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Position Description:

Operations Technician

Starting on day one, we will provide you the necessary training the Technician will need to follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies while performing advanced laboratory services in various manufacturing areas. Throughout your career, we will offer you continued development through training classes, workshops, meetings, etc., to improve job skills and product-related procedures.

Some duties may include but are not limited to the following:

+ Work with a variety of manufacturing equipment while completing processes throughout the manufacturing cycle

+ Assist with equipment setup and operation.

+ Performs manual and/or automated operations, general maintenance and support functions

+ Housekeeping in all work areas | Executes facility decontamination according to approved procedures

+ Assist with performing aseptic procedures including media preparation, antigen inoculation and harvest, tissue culture preparation and harvest, filling vaccines, etc.

+ Assist with performing non-aseptic procedures including handling of live poultry in the process of harvesting tissue and waste.

+ Filling, labeling, capping, packaging, and inspecting product.

+ Concurrent record keeping including charts, log books, and all pertinent documentation.

+ Identifies and addresses compliance, environmental, safety, and process deviations as appropriate while notifying appropriate personnel

+ May be accountable for accumulation, labeling and management of hazardous wastes, as appropriate to their area, providing you are properly trained prior to assignment.

+ Demonstrates, at all times, safe work habits and maintains a safe work environment. Comprehends and complies with all safety and company policies and procedures.

+ Assist in weekly reports as assigned.

+ Attend training classes, workshops, meetings, etc., as required to improve job skills and product-related procedure

? Working conditions :

+ This position may have varying hours based on the needs of the business

+ May require a rotating shift

+ Flexibility working overtime is a requirement in manufacturing

+ Travel is not a part of this position

Position Qualifications :

Education Minimum Requirement:

+ High School diploma/GED

Required Experience and Skills:

+ Ability to operate manufacturing equipment with training

+ Strong attention to detail and documentation skills are required

+ General knowledge of reading, mathematics and computer skills are required.

+ Ability to communicate and work in cooperation with other employees in a manufacturing environment.

+ Successful completion of a Physical Abilities Test.

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In accordance with Managers’ Policy – Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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Job Posting: JC251258167

Posted On: Nov 16, 2023

Updated On: Dec 14, 2023

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