at Merck in Millsboro, Delaware, United States
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.
Position description for lab tech (entry level):
+ A Laboratory Technician is responsible for critical laboratory procedures and duties in the production of veterinary products.
+ Technicians may work with a variety of technical equipment while completing preparation of media and raw material solution for veterinary product manufacture
+ At all times technicians must follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies, perform duties assigned by department supervision.
Some of the duties may include, but are not limited to:
+ Perform procedures including aseptic work, media preparation, bulk container filling, and sterilization methods such as filtration or autoclaving.
+ Maintain accurate and reliable record keeping including charts, log books, and all pertinent documentation
+ Communicate any unusual and/or non-routine occurrences when performing tasks
+ Cleaning work areas, prepare, clean and sterilize glassware and equipment for use Equipment setup and operation
Education Minimum Requirement:
+ High School diploma/GED with minimum of 2 years laboratory or related laboratory experience
+ Associates degree – OR- Bachelor’s degree in a biological field
Required Experience and Skills:
+ Able to apply knowledge and skills to other areas within product/department; may act as a source of technical expertise for others
+ Ability to identify and solve problems
+ Ability to work in a team environment
+ Must have the ability to read, write and understand information and to effectively communicate information to colleagues at various levels
+ Must perform more advanced mathematical calculations and conversions
+ Ability to gown in and out of the clean room as needed
+ Must be able to work flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the manufacturing process.
+ This includes overtime, holidays and weekends.
+ Days and hours are subject to change based on the needs of the business.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
+ Root cause analysis investigation
+ Deviation management
+ SAP transactions
+ Experience in Aseptic clean room behaviors
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.
Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.
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Flexible Work Arrangements:
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Number of Openings:
Requisition ID: R136917