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Merck & Co, Inc

Tech, Operations 2nd shift ( MERCUSR181206ENUS)


Security Operations



Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.


  • Responsible for running a laser, laser/ink jet or E.I.D. marking station to mark Livestock

Identification tags as per SOP, labeling and packaging product.

  • Able to understand and comply with Company’s procedures with regards to Health, Safety and


  • Assist with cleaning laser/ink jet stamping machines as necessary.

  • Assist with minor machine adjustments as necessary to produce an order.

  • Ensures that all production line workstations tasks are being performed in an efficient manner on a timely basis with the desired quality.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all packaging is available and correct.

  • Train new employees in a buddy system training operation to perform tasks at all levels below

The level for which the laser operator has been qualified.

  • Responsible for QC inspection of finish product when work is completed and takes action to prevent any quality issues.

  • Responsible for recording downtime accurately.

  • Accomplish the marking of Livestock Identifications tags which meet engineering and customer requirements.

  • Follows established conduct, procedures, and safety rules for the area.

  • Watch for and take prompt action, including shutting down the workstation temporarily, when operational malfunctions are seen which could jeopardize the quality of the tags being produced.

  • When the workstation is shut down, prompt action will be taken to secure help in correcting the malfunction and getting the workstation back up and running in the shortest time possible.

  • Uses equipment in the area properly, reports any malfunctions to the Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Maintains housekeeping area assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Be able to maintain a required and acceptable daily output as determined by the job and machine worked on.


This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 2 years of relevant work experience.


  • Experience in operating a computer, including the ability to operate a mouse, pull a file and demonstrate ability to learn new basic computer skills.

  • Proficiency in basis math skills such as able to count, handle numbers, add and subtract.

  • Must have good manual dexterity.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and understand SOPs and follow instructions.

This is a 2nd shift position M-F 2:30 PM -11PM

Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

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.


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.

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.

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, 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. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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:



No relocation

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Travel Requirements:


Flexible Work Arrangements:

Work Week


2nd - Evening

Valid Driving License:


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Requisition ID:R181206