I/E Electrician - First Shift

  • Company: Merck
  • Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: USW001624
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.

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and direction of the maintenance team leader, assembles, installs, tests, and generally maintains electrical equipment. Electricians will perform maintenance on any equipment or facilities which their skills support in a compliant quality manner. Electricians are part of the TIE Technician work group and will primarily share work assignments within their job grouping with no inherent or "system imposed" limits. Based on business needs TIE Technicians will perform maintenance activities including crossing between job groupings where skills are common.. Work assignments, buildings, and equipment are not exclusive to any craft, job grouping, or employee.. Position may include some responsibility for maintaining significant business systems (eg. Maximo data, planning, procurement, and scheduling) including the authority to assign, coordinate, and maintain work for others.

Education Minimum Requirement:

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from a recognized electrician trade school, or completion of a formal electrician apprentice program.

Desirable: Course in electronics

Required Experience and Skills:

Three years of recent full time experience as a journeyman electrician, or the completion of four years of on-the:job part training as part of a formal electrician apprentice program.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

Extensive experience with automatic and automated packaging equipment in the drug or food processing industries.
Ability to read blueprints, drawings, etc.. Ability to analyze electrical maintenance problems and take appropriate corrective measure.

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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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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