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Merck & Co., Inc

Automation and Maint. Production Tech (Fri, Sat & Sun - days)

Merck & Co., Inc - Elkhorn, NE

Automation and Maint. Production Tech (Fri, Sat & Sun - days)




Job #674943191

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. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

This position is directly involved in the overall maintenance, inspection and repair of highly technical equipment in an Industrial/Production environment. This position partners with business leaders to ensure production equipment needs are optimized. Safety requirements are strongly enforced; this individual must be attentive to his/her own safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

Electrical - Troubleshooting, repair and installation of electrical equipment and systems

Working knowledge and experience in automation, vision systems, PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and HMIs (human machine interfaces).

Mechanical – Repair and installation of pumps, gear drives, equipment and preventative maintenance.

Utilities – Power and physical plant maintenance of steam, air, water, fuels, electrical, industrial gases, HVAC, lighting, alarms, building instrumentation, and BMS

Refrigeration, HVAC – Basic troubleshooting and repair of both standard and ultra low temperature refrigeration, lypholization equipment.

Packaging/Filling – Provide repair and maintenance of mechanized, electrical and automated equipment

Education Minimum Requirement: High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience and Skills:

Technical or trade school training in electrical/automation controls. Ability to work independently, communicate status and deficiencies. Maintain computerized records using current maintenance software. Interact with colleagues, customers and vendors.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

Associates Degree with experience in electical, PLC/Automation Controls

Knowledge of freeze drying product through Lyophilization, and high speed automation.

Working knowledge and experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment.

Experience with Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S.

Experience in SAP and inventory control.

Experience with Maximo (electronic record keeping system)

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.


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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.


Automation and Maint. Production Tech (Fri, Sat & Sun - days)

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Updated 05/30/2018

24 days 15 hours ago

Merck & Co., Inc


Automation and Maint. Production Tech (Fri, Sat & Sun - days) Merck & Co., Inc - Elkhorn, NE, United States


Location: Elkhorn, NE

Company Profile:
Merck has a long and rich history of working to improve people's health and well-being. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness - from the discovery of vitamin B1, to the first measles vaccine, to cold remedies and antacids, to the first statins to treat high cholesterol. Our scientists also have helped develop many products to improve animal health, including vaccines and antibiotics. While we are proud of our past, we are enthusiastic about the future of this new company and we are excited to help create a healthier, brighter future for people around the world.