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.
Technician, Operations is skilled in own unit area and full proficient in skills in one unit area
Accountable for critical laboratory procedures and duties in the production of veterinary products
Works with moderate degree of supervision when needed to deviate from standard operating procedure
Work with a variety of technical equipment while completing cell culture processes throughout the manufacturing cycle
At all times, following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and adhering to all safety and company policies, perform duties assigned by department supervision
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, log books, and all pertinent documentation
Demonstrates, at all times, safe work habits and maintains a safe work environment. Comprehends and complies with all safety and company policies and procedures
Filling, labeling, capping, packaging and visual inspection of product
Assist in training new team members
Report all unusual, non-routine occurrences when performing tasks
May be accountable 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 system
Attend training classes, workshops, meetings, etc., as needed to improve job skills and product-related procedures
Assist in monitoring and requisitioning laboratory supplies
High School diploma/GED
Required Experience and Skills:
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 convey information and to effectively impart information to colleagues at various levels
Aseptic clean room behaviors experience preferred
Ability to conduct basic mathematical calculations and conversions
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Shift and Hours
Work flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the manufacturing process which includes overtime, holidays and weekends | 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.
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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