Position Description:Provide Instrumentation and Controls Maintenance support to facilities & utilities for Rahway, New Jersey pharmaceutical research campus and headquarters for our companyc. Support day-to-day preventative and corrective maintenance for assigned area(s) and may include technical input to mechanical utilities including HVAC, steam, water and/or other utilities.
Experienced Instrumentation technician with working knowledge of operations and able to maintain, install, repair, and troubleshoot plant equipment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Calibrating manufacturing instruments (ie Temp., RH, Pressure, Speed and Flow etc.) in an cGMP environment.
Install, maintain, troubleshoot; temperature/ pressure and flow devices both field indicators and sending devices to PLCs.
Program PLC logic for process changes and improvements.
Provide practical solutions to operations/ controls problems.
Significant experience and expertise in equipment metrological techniques
Fabricate controls to prints / electrical schematics, including layout and physical mounting of components and wiring of all components.
Point to point wiring of relays, controls, PLCs, I/O Modules, VFDs, Interfaces & Instrumentation.
Ability to troubleshoot problems within instrumentation and control systems, identify root causes and propose and implement solutions.
Layout, assemble, install, alter, modify, repair, and test electrical systems and components.
Outstanding communication and team-orientation skills.
Fabricate supports, mounts, and braces for conduit, instruments, and electrical enclosures.
Maintain work area and equipment in a safe, efficient and clean operating condition.
This position requires interactions with internal customers and external service providers. As well as supports and contributes to maintenance planning process.
Assist in performing other duties, including work of other trades as required.
Uses all tools and equipment necessary to make installations and repairs diagnose and remedy mechanical problems quickly.
Ensures compliance requirements; e.g. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), safety, environmental, goals are achieved.
Supports a Target Zero Safety culture.
Completes training requirements as defined in training plan. Provides complete written documentation of work including work orders, PM's, etc.) and maintains cGMP records related to maintenance and repairs.
Document Maintenance activities using SAP Plant Maintenance system.
Utilize electronic technologies; electronic work order systems, e-training, and email.
Education Minimum Requirement:
High School Graduate or equivalent, Vocation or technical school certification.
Required Experience and Skills:
4 years apprenticeship or 8 years of experience as an industrial Instrumentation and Controls technician with increasing levels of responsibility. Strong leadership skills and the ability to work as part of a team is a must. Applicants must be familiar with all phases of industrial maintenance.
Electronics degree, or ISA Level1 Certification, plus 3-5 years of hands-on calibration experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
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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