Control Technician | Industrial Maintenance ( MERCUSR195274ENUS)
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.
Design, assembly, installation, adjustment, testing, cleaning, calibration, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of plant instrumentation, electrical and electronic systems such as controllers, transmitters, indicators, plant and laboratory analyzers, and weighing systems
Perform ongoing maintenance of aseptic/clean room and bulk chemical areas
Follow complex instructions for completion of job tasks
Complete written documentation of work performed
Flexible schedule required to support various maintenance activities
Follow prescribed safety and environmental rules and regulations and maintain high quality standards of work
Compliance with current good manufacturing procedures(cGMP), safety and environmental requirements/regulations/guidelines
Candidate will be required to qualify in the Mechanic Craft by on-the-job performance, practical skills assessment and testing
Education Minimum Requirements
High School Diploma
Must have completed a 4-year State Apprenticeship Journeyman program in the field of Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics.
Or received an equivalent level degree, in Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics.
Required Work Experience and Skills
Must have four (4) years of industrial experience on the job and/or military experience in Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics, within the past five (5) years.
Practical knowledge on the operation/use of general hand and power tools, instruments and testing apparatus common to the electrical, electronic and instrumentation fields
Ability to read P&ID's, electrical drawings, blueprints, PLC ladder logic, etc.
Must have knowledge installing, repairing and maintaining instrumentation, automation, electronic, single phase and all aspects of 3-phase electrical equipment throughout a manufacturing environment
Effective calibration/troubleshooting skills
Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally and work in a highly effective team environment
Ability to manage multiple priorities and advance several tasks in parallel
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
Preferred Experience and Skills
A current level one, two or three CCST designation from ISA
Experience in aseptic or GMP/regulated and bulk chemical manufacturing environment
Ability to work with and troubleshoot computer control equipment, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
Experience in troubleshooting and programming VFDs (Variable Frequency Drives)
Experience in electrical distributions systems with voltages greater than 600VAC
Knowledge of SAP
12 hour shift rotation that involves working every other weekend
Flexible schedule is required to support various maintenance activities at times
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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Travel Requirements:No Travel Required
Flexible Work Arrangements:
Shift:1st - Day, 3rd - Night
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Number of Openings:3