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Merck & Co, Inc

Sr. Automation and Maintenance Technician (Fri-Sun)

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Technician

No

Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States

Job Description

$2,500 Sign-On Bonus available for New External Hires. The sign on bonus will be paid within your first regularly scheduled paycheck.”

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.

Position Description:

This position is directly involved in the overall maintenance and repair of highly technical equipment in an Industrial/ production environment. This position partners with business leaders to ensure production equipment needs are optimized.


The shift for this position is Friday - Sunday, 5:00AM - 5:30PM. Additional pay is offered for the weekend shift.

Safety requirements are strongly enforced:

  • This person must be attentive to their own safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

Position Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Technical or trade school training in electrical/Automation controls preferred.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Working knowledge and experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment

  • Ability to work independently, communicate status and deficiencies.

  • Maintain computerized records using current maintenance software.

  • Ability to interact with colleagues, customers, and vendors.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Associates Degree with experience in electrical, PLC/Automation Controls.

  • Knowledge of freeze-drying products through lyophilization, and high-speed automation.

  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5s.

  • Experience in SAP and inventory control.

  • Experience with AP{Electronic record-keeping system}

  • Electrical- Troubleshooting, repair, and installation of electrical equipment and systems. Working knowledge and experience in automation, vision systems, PLCs{programmable logic controls}and HMI{Human machine interfaces}.

  • Mechanical- Repair and installation of pumps, gear drives, equipment, and preventative maintenance.

  • Utilities— Power and physical plant maintenance of steam, compressed air, water, fuel, electrical, industrial gases,

  • Packaging/ Fill- Provide repair and maintenance of mechanized electrical and automated equipment.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

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. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

Current Employees apply HERE

Current Contingent Workers apply HERE

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. For more information about personal rights under the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment laws, visit:

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively.

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U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully
Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

On-Site

Shift:

1st - Day

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

n/a

Requisition ID:R258296