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Merck & Co, Inc

Electronic & Instrumentation Technician ( MERCUSR176510ENUS)

Science and Research

Animal Technician

Yearly

No

West Point, Pennsylvania, 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.

Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.

We are seeking a Growth and Improvement minded Electronic & Instrumentation 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

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Electronic & Instrumentation Technician will utilize strong knowledge of precision measurement science (Metrology), mathematics, physics, and electronics to test, calibrate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair instrumentation/controls. All duties must be achieved in compliance with established company, department, and safety policies and procedures within GXP-regulated and non-GXP facilities and must complete daily work assignments and ensure timely completion of all scheduled and unscheduled events for instrumentation systems controls, and analytical laboratory instruments.

The individual in this role will collect, compile, measure, summarize, and record data obtained during scheduled calibration and un-scheduled work requests. This position will work in conjunction with Facilities, Engineering, Validation, Manufacturing, and Quality Control Laboratory Departments to help the company and all of its personnel to reach their goals in providing a safe, clean, and efficient environment.

Electronic & Instrument Technicians are part of the I/E Technician work group and will primarily share work assignments within their job grouping with no inherent or “system imposed” limits. Based on business needs, I/E Technicians will perform maintenance activities including crossing between job groupings where skills are common. Portions of job requires working with voltages up to 600V and under the guidance of NFPA 70E.

Additional Key Responsibilities

General

  • Complete routine calibrations of instrumentation
  • Complete and conduct maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, design, installation, and configuration of equipment, instrumentation and control systems: Identify and correct measurement errors | Replace instrumentation and controls | Maintain configuration management to ensure compliance of the system | Redline drawings, engineering documentation and other technical specifications | Provide input and support for the design, installation, and upgrade of instrumentation and control systems | Complete assignments to support Metrology, Facilities and Engineering projects | Identify “Out of Tolerance” conditions and initiate corrective actions to return the device to within specification | Participate with investigating and documenting the potential impact that the “Out of Tolerance” condition may have had on the instrumentation and process | Develop and revise if needed calibration procedures and job plans while looking for ways to improve how calibrations and troubleshooting is performed in an attempt to make those practices more efficient | Provide support and training to peers to improve their abilities and increase their technical knowledge | Maintain instruments, standards and tools | Complete equipment inspection prior to and upon return from vendor certification and review associated documentation
  • Attend and actively participates in initiatives to support the business
  • Prepares and assists technicians, managers and planner/schedulers in preparing labor/material estimates
  • Assists supervision with the assigning, scheduling and prioritization of work order requests using maintenance management systems
  • Makes recommendations and prepare orders for spare parts, additional stock room items, tools, etc.
  • Consults with supervisor and other mechanics on problem resolution/troubleshooting | Keep supervisor informed of problem issues

Equipment | Machinery

  • Identify and properly use the correct tools and NIST traceable test equipment for the task assigned including multi-meters, RTDs, temperature baths, dry blocks, pressure indicators, dew point monitors, tachometers, timers, weights, scales and dimension indicators

Education

Required

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) and completion of an Instrumentation and Controls course from a recognized technical institute with subjects covering instrument control systems and component maintenance or completion of a formal five year Instrument Technician apprentice program, including work on instrument control systems and component maintenance or verified Military training to recognized/accredited trade school program or journeyman apprenticeship program

Preferred

  • Instrumentation Technical Training Certificate (ISA-CCST), NCCER, or equivalent
  • Trained in Electrical Safety NFPA-70E (144 hours of formal instruction on electrical safety, electrical system)

Experience | Knowledge | Skills

Required

  • Work independently and as a Team member with Integrity | Precision | Accomplishment | Principled Ambition | Respect
  • Four years in a full time industrial role or military experience as an Instrument Technician with broad spectrum of calibration and process control experience involving Analytical, Conductivity, DC and Low Frequency Electromagnetic, Flow, Level, Mechanical, Optical, pH, Pressure, Temperature, Time, Speed and Weight
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics
  • Read blueprints, drawings, technical manuals and based on them, completes necessary operations for the installation and/or repair of equipment
  • Effective organizational, communications and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Standard Operating Procedures | Calibration Procedures | Work instructions
  • Strict adherence to all Environmental, Health, and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Good comprehension and work using calibration principals
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office
  • Instrumentation, PLCs and electronic and pneumatic loop control systems within the following disciplines: Analytical, Conductivity, DC and Low Frequency Electromagnetic Flow, Level, Mechanical, Optical, pH, Pressure, Temperature, Time, Speed and Weight

Preferred

  • GMP working in a Biopharmaceutical Facility or equivalent in a regulated industry
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System or a Computerized Calibration Management System
  • Hazardous Energy Control and Line Break

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.

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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 …

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

5

Requisition ID:R176510