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Merck & Co, Inc

Production Support Senior Tech ( MERCUSR115462ENUS)

Manufacturing and Production

Production Controller



Millsboro, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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 linked to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

This role is accountable for preparation of domestic and international shipments as well as fulfilling orders to internal customers. You may be accountable for overflow tasks within the manufacturing area, which requires primary and secondary gowning. You must follow Standard Operating Procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies, at a highly regulated facility.

Job Summary:

  • A Senior Technician, Operations is multi-skilled within own unit product/department and develops skills in multiple products/departments.

  • Works with a limited degree of supervision.

Essential functions of Technician:

The Senior Tech will perform duties assigned by department supervision, including but not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrate, at all times, safe work habits and maintains a safe work environment. Comprehends and complies with all safety and company policies and procedures.

  • Technicians may be accountable for accumulation, labeling and management of hazardous wastes, as appropriate to their area.

  • Pull products from storage areas to complete a customer order.

  • Prepare materials for shipping including handling of dry ice and/or liquid nitrogen.

  • Finalization and storage of product.

  • Receive and issue materials from inventory.

  • Perform cycle counting.

  • Organization & storage of direct materials.

  • Operation of company vehicle, forklift and/or pallet jack.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize glassware and equipment for use.

  • Assist with equipment set-up and operation.

  • Proficient in computer use, i.e. Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Maintain data in SAP.

Attend training classes, workshops, meetings, etc. as required to improve job skills and product- related procedures. Assist in training new team members. Assist in reviewing and developing Standard Operating Procedures. Must be able to work flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the manufacturing process. This includes overtime, holidays and weekends. Days and hours are subject to change based on the needs of the business.

Competency requirements:

  • Applies knowledge and skills to other areas within product/department; may act as a source of technical expertise for others.

  • Identifies and solves problems.

  • Organizes own work to meet deadlines.

  • Read, write and comprehend information and to effectively impart information to colleagues at various levels.

Education and experience:

  • High School diploma/GED with minimum 4 years of relevant work experience

  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend information and to effectively impart information to colleagues at various levels

  • Must have a strong attention to detail

  • Must be more proficient with PC operation and able to use Microsoft applications

  • Must be able to work flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the manufacturing process. This includes overtime, holidays and weekends. Days and hours are subject to change based on the needs of the business.

Working conditions:

  • Primarily Second Shift work hours are 12-8:30pm, but may vary to meet Production demand extending to as late as 11:00pm or early as 8:30 am. The shifts may vary as well from 8-10 hours.

  • Flexibility working overtime, including holidays, Saturdays and Sundays, when business needs demand

  • Travel is not a part of this position

  • Climate controlled and areas that are not climate controlled

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, 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 …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

Invent. Impact. Inspire.


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.

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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. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, 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:



No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:


Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified


2nd - Evening

Valid Driving License:


Hazardous Material(s):


Number of Openings:


Requisition ID:R115462