Merck Biological Technician Level 1 in West Point, Pennsylvania
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer? If so, then this is the opportunity for you!
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.
Working in conjunction with all appropriate personnel, performs manual and automated operations, general maintenance and support functions necessary for the production of viral vaccines
Maintains, orders, inventories, and transports all required equipment, materials, supplies and products. Ensures shipment criteria and timely availability and delivery
Interfaces with the Delta V system and other automated systems (including, but not limited to, Laboratory Information Management System, IMPACT)
Performs general maintenance and assists in troubleshooting of equipment. Initiates and documents corrective actions
Assists in developing and maintaining, Standard Operating Procedures, logs, and other documentation
Maintains good housekeeping in all work areas
Participates in and assists with development and execution of personnel training as established by supervisor
Participates in developmental work for new products/processes and performs sampling/in-process testing
Assists in all follow up concerned with products lots achieving released status (e.g. investigations and other documentation)
During start-up, processing and completion of the manufacturing process, provides all documentation necessary to allow proper accountability and traceability of product
At the start and finish of each shift, reports and makes recommendations regarding equipment supplies, repairs, process concerns, safety concerns, and area improvements
Maintains, cleans and prepares special equipment used in vaccine production
Performs environmental monitoring (routine and per process) and records results in the computerized database system
Promotes department ergonomics program and participates in stretching exercises
Executes duties of lower labor grades
Education Minimum Requirement
- Bachelor's degree in a Science Related Field
Required Experience and Skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Expected to lift and move various items, up to 50 lbs.
Knowledge of metric system
Neatness, accuracy, dexterity
Individual must successfully demonstrate and maintain proficiency in aseptic techniques, and aseptic gowning by passing monitoring testing
Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift, including weekends
Preferred Experience and Skills
Laboratory or manufacturing operations experience requiring aseptic or sterile technique
Working in a GMP facility
Automated system or computer
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed 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., 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 .
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Flexible Work Arrangements:
2nd - Evening, 3rd - Night
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Requisition ID: R77903
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