Lab Technician

  • Company: Merck
  • Posted: January 27, 2017
  • Reference ID: LAB000604
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.

Receive and process samples for the Quality Testing Laboratory.

Sort objects by identification number, distinguish between similar numbers in a list, and record the correct number.

Inspection of incoming supplies used for manufacturing.

Orders material supplies for the laboratory testing as well as organize, maintain and store materials/supplies. Complete detailed tasks following specific procedures.

Math skills such as counting, adding, subtracting, dividing, calculating percentages and rounding off decimals to whole numbers.

Read, understand/comprehend and follow instructions and procedures.

Interact in a team setting, positively adapt to change and effectively resolve conflict.

Ability to work safely with heavy lifting and frozen samples.

Performs as part of an empowered work team.

Routinely performs computerized sample receipt and visual verifications, inspection of equipment operation, work center cleaning, refrigerator/freezer cleaning, and material management/ movement with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency and in accordance with established procedures.

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • High school diploma or GED. Prefer bachelor's degree or Associates degree in related field.

Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Relevant experience
  • Basic laboratory skills (pipetting, weighing)
  • -Familiarity with Good manufacturing practices (GMP) and Good laboratory practices (GLP)
  • Experience and ability to work with Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Good organization skills
  • Good mathematic and writing skills

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
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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