Lead Maintenance Mechanic (Sunday - Thursday, 3pm - 11:30pm

at Merck in Millsboro, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a “Safety First, Quality Always” mindset striving for continuous improvement. We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

We are seeking a growth and improvement minded Lead Operations Maintenance Mechanic that can help drive our Strategic Operating Priorities.

+ Invent | Pursue the Most Promising Internal and External Science to Address Significant Unmet Medical Needs

+ Execute | Prioritize Resources Behind Our Key Growth Drivers (Oncology, Vaccines, Select Specialty Areas, Animal Health) While Optimizing Our Base Business)

+ Adapt | Develop Our People, Culture and Business Model to Evolve with a Dynamic Landscape

+ Diverse Talent | We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment with supporting leadership behaviors because having a high-performing, engaged workforce is critical to our ability to deliver innovative solutions to patients and customers around the world

+ Values and Standards | Our Steadfast Commitment to Our Values and Standards will Continue to Guide Us as We Take on New Challenges and Will Always be Fundamental to Our Success – They are a Competitive Advantage for Us

Key Responsibilities

+ Direct involvement in the overall maintenance, inspection and repair of highly technical equipment, facilities, and utilities in a biopharmaceutical Industrial/Manufacturing environment

+ Partners with manufacturing leaders to ensure production equipment needs are prioritized

+ Preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and troubleshooting of manufacturing and facility equipment/infrastructure

+ Routine Operations will include troubleshooting and maintaining equipment, performing root cause analysis on system failures and substandard equipment performance, using standard problem solving tools and methods to resolve machine and system issues in some cases under aseptic/clean room conditions

+ Operate efficiently, all hand/power tools, test instruments and equipment normally used by this trade and maintain/return in good condition

+ General maintenance duties as assigned by Management

+ Safety requirements are strongly adhered to | Attentive to safety and the safety of others in the workplace

This position requires varying environmental conditions, such as: indoor/outdoor work, varying temperatures along with secondary gowning, entering coolers and freezers, hearing conservation areas (annual audiograms required). Majority of time is spent standing, walking, bending pushing, pulling, lifting and working at or above shoulder height. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is required per Safety Policy. Examples of required PPE are: Arc Flash rated clothing and PPE, safety glasses, safety shoes, work gloves, respiratory protection, etc.


+ High School diploma/ GED or Technical Trade School Diploma

Experience | Knowledge | Skills


+ Work independently and as a Team member with Integrity | Precision | Accomplishment | Motivational Ambition | Respect\

+ Achieve wastewater operator license within one year of employment

+ General plumbing and pipefitting work

+ Read and interpret blue-prints/schematics

+ Physical requirements associated with this job: lifting/carrying up to 50lbs; working from ladders and elevated platforms

+ OSHA general industry standards including hot work and lockout tag out

+ Use of computerized systems and software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word

+ Participate in the current on-call rotation

+ Support, participate and embrace an empowered team culture and have excellent communication skills

+ Troubleshoot/problem solve with a strong emphasis around safety and compliance practices

+ Pneumatic and electronic controls, wiring methods and instrumentation


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Job Posting: JC251258169

Posted On: Nov 16, 2023

Updated On: Dec 11, 2023

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