Bio-Technician - 2nd & 3rd Shift
Location:
Posted:
September 22, 2016
Reference:
USW001576
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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Performs manual and automated operations, general maintenance and support functions necessary for the production of vaccines.

Performs sampling/ in process testing supporting the manufacturing nd validation processes.

Maintains, cleans and prepares equipment used in vaccine production.
Some Heavy Lifting

Performs all work duties via automated systems or manual operations in compliance with safe operating procedures, company and government regulations, and good manufacturing practices.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions, maintain neat, accurate and current records.

Maintains, inventories, and transports all required equipment, materials, supplies and products.

Qualifications:
Education Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology or life sciences, chemical/biochemical engineering or other relevant science/engineering program.

Required Experience and Skills:

Ability to perform aseptic/sterile operations.
Must have a Mechanical aptitude.
Ability to analyze equipment and take corrective action.
Must be willing to work off shifts & weekend

Preferred Experience and Skills:

Ability to performs all work duties via automated systems or manaual operations in compliance with safe operating procedures, company and government regulations, and good manufacturing practices.
Ability to work within teams.

Note : This is a Merck Union represented position.

(US/Puerto Rico Only) 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. If you have any questions, please contact your HRBP or Staffing Consultant.

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