Fermentation Technician

  • Company: Merck
  • Posted: November 12, 2016
  • Reference ID: PRO014853
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.

This position will help with the preparation of intermediate components (media solutions, working seed stocks and bacterial antigens), and the downstream processing of the intermediate components. Position prepares media, operates fermentation vessels, and performs necessary cleaning/disinfecting of equipment and laboratories. Position works in a clean, aseptic environment (cleanroom environment). Written SOPs and Outlines of Production must be followed. Postion must understand and comply with cGMP guidelines and complete and review documentation for accuracy and completeness.

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • High School diploma or GED or AA, with 2-3 years manufacturing work experience
Required Experience and Skills:
  • High School diploma or GED
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Biology/Microbiology or related field preferred;
  • Working knowledge of cGMP; Working knowledge of aseptic technique;
  • Working knowledge of fermentation and fermentation vessels.

Our employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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