Manufacturing Operations Maintenance Technician
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.
We are seeking a Growth and Improvement minded Manufacturing Operations Maintenance Technician that can help drive our Strategic Operating Priorities.
Invent | Pursue the Most Promising Internal and External Science to Address Significant Unmet Medical Needs
Execute | Prioritize Resources Behind Our Key Growth Drivers (Oncology, Vaccines, Select Specialty Areas, Animal Health) While Optimizing Our Base Business)
Adapt | Develop Our People, Culture and Business Model to Evolve with a Dynamic Landscape
Diverse Talent | We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment with supporting leadership behaviors because having a high-performing, engaged workforce is critical to our ability to deliver innovative solutions to patients and customers around the world
Values and Standards | Our Steadfast Commitment to Our Values and Standards will Continue to Guide Us as We Take on New Challenges and Will Always be Fundamental to Our Success – They are a Competitive Advantage for Us
Summary, Focus and Purpose
The Manufacturing Operations Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing equipment troubleshooting and maintenance support for ongoing facility facility/manufacturing operation and support growth initiatives at the site. You are responsible for written documentation of activities and SAP transactions and change control activities including spare part lists and Preventative Maintenance (PMs) plans. In this role, you actively support, participate and embrace an inclusive team culture including significant interaction with Operations, Quality, Automation, Technology, and other groups.
Work Independently and as a Team member with Integrity | Precision | Accomplishment | Motivational Ambition | Respect | Inclusion
Process equipment (autoclaves, parts washers all process activities)
Utility Equipment (e.g. Clean steam generators, Water-For-Injection generation/distribution, reverse osmosis skids, vapor compression stills, compressed gas systems)
Automated Systems (e.g. Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC))
Maintenance Equipment (e.g. tools and calibration equipment)
Lab equipment/instrument calibrations and maintenance; Autoclaves and Mechanical equipment
HVAC/Refrigeration systems, Chilled water, Glycol, plant steam and condensate systems
Electrical distribution systems, Motor control systems, generators and ATS systems
Routine maintenance tasks including but not limited to diaphragm replacement, equipment lubrication, filter changes, rotating equipment inspection, and adjustments to process equipment
Installation, testing, adjustment, maintenance, repair, calibration and troubleshooting of complex automated process equipment
Work compliance systems for maintaining PM program and assessing equipment – SAP, ProCal, Lab X, Pi. Could include approving calibrations, adding new equipment, completing work orders
Order and maintain spare parts for assigned process equipment, and place in MRO system
Interact with other departments, contractors and disciplines on scheduling repairs and maintenance of equipment/utility systems
Assist with execution of calibration, automation, validation and additional testing
Work within a team to complete maintenance and troubleshooting activities |Completes preventative maintenance and calibration work orders, resolves deviations and evaluates equipment performance for efficient operation
Complete other tasks as requested by site Management and Leads to meet the requirements and goals for execution against site strategy for growing business operations
Efficient and safe maintenance and repair of equipment using Hazardous Energy Control Procedures
Compliance with current good manufacturing procedures(cGMP), safety and environmental requirements/regulations/guidelines
Provide clear consistent communication from shift to shift
Shift and On-Call Requirements
Routine shift will be nights | Required to support an on-call schedule nights and weekends | Work a flexible schedule
Required | High School Diploma/GED or higher
Preferred | Associate Degree in Industrial Systems, Mechanical, Electronics, Electrical or Instrumentation
Experience | Skills | Knowledge
Minimum of 2 years of plant maintenance experience with knowledge of technical craft skills (instrumentation, electrical, plumbing, advanced mechanical, HVAC, and/or multi-stage refrigeration systems)
Proficiency in computer systems and applications including but not limited to: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), CMMS Calibration/Maintenance Database Systems
Principled verbal and written communications
Required to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, earplugs, gloves, hard hats, safety harnesses, etc.
Position requires clean room gowning during job duties
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
Proficient in the use of general hand and power tools, instruments and testing apparatus commonly used in maintenance and instrumentation
Ability to read P&ID's, electrical drawings, blueprints, etc.
Experience working in a clean room or GMP/regulated manufacturing environment
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements in accordance with GMP manufacturing operations
Installation, operation, maintenance and/or troubleshooting experience with automated process equipment in the biopharmaceutical field
Experience with GMP compliant calibration and/or maintenance database systems
Knowledge of SAP and Allen Bradley PLC’s, Siemens Apogee BAS
Work Physical Requirements
Lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, work on platforms and equipment above floor level | Walking, bending, crawling and stooping
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.
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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