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Packaging Technician, Operations

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.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

+ Follow GMP and SOP at all times and adhere to all safety and company policies while performing laboratory services in various manufacturing areas and assist others in more advanced processes

+ Critical laboratory procedures and duties in the production of veterinary products

+ Works with moderate degree of supervision when required to deviate from standard operating procedure

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

cGMP and SPO Procedures

Job Duties (90%)

+ Cleaning work area including floors, walls, tables, etc.

+ Prepare, clean and sterilize glassware and equipment for use

+ Assist with equipment setup and operation

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

+ Concurrent record keeping including charts, logbooks, and all pertinent documentation

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

+ Filling, labeling, capping, packaging and visual inspection of product

Job Duties (10%)

+ Assist in training new team members

+ Report all unusual, non-routine occurrences when performing tasks

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

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

+ Assist in reviewing and developing SOP’s, Production Outlines, Special Outlines

+ Assist in reviewing production records and entering technical data into required system

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

+ Assist in monitoring and requisitioning laboratory supplies

Education Requirements

+ High School diploma/GED

Experience and Skills

Required

+ Able to apply knowledge and skills to complete assigned work within own area

+ Recognizes problems and uses existing procedures to assess solutions

+ Works on tasks to meet time frames set by others

+ Ability to read, write and understand information and to effectively communicate information to colleagues at various levels

+ Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and conversions

Preferred

+ Laboratory

+ Aseptic clean room behaviors

Shift and Schedule Requirements

+ Flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the manufacturing process | Overtime, holidays, weekends and rotating shifts | Days and hours are subject to change based on the needs of the business

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

If this position will be based in the US or Puerto Rico (not applicable to positions based outside of US or Puerto Rico): 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, subject to 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.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

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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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Job Posting: JC192826382

Posted On: Sep 19, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021