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Merck & Co, Inc

Control Technician | Industrial Maintenance

Construction and Facilities

Maintenance

No

Elkton, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • 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

Shift:

  • 12 hour shift rotation that involves working every other weekend

  • Flexible schedule is required to support various maintenance activities at times

SkilledLaborUS

NSBE2021

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Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of biopharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high-quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

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.

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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”.

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Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

1st - Day, 3rd - Night

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):


Requisition ID:R247260