Lead Calibration/Maintenance Technician

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Elkhorn, NE, US

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Requisition ID: EQU000451

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe. 


The Lead Calibration/Maintenance Tech position is available at the Merck Animal Health facility in Elkhorn, Nebraska, located on the West end of Omaha.  The Elkhorn facility is expanding operations to manufacture animal vaccines and biologics. This position requires the instrument calibration technician to provide onsite services, such as:

  • Calibration, Troubleshooting, Repair, and Preventive Maintenance of laboratory and process instrumentation and equipment for Customers regulated by the USDA , ensure conformance to established calibration and process specifications;
  • Capable of supporting the calibration of: Gas, Conductivity, Dimensional, Flow (air & liquid), Humidity, Level, Load Cells & Scales, pH, Pipettes, Power Supplies (volts/amps), Pressure, Resistance, Speed, Temperature, and Timing Devices;
  • Support laboratory equipment calibrations and loop calibrations of process instrumentation to ensure conformance to established calibration and process specifications;
  • Follow Merck’s, SOPs, Customer Procedures, and industry best practices.

Qualifications and Skills
  • The job requirements for this position are as follows:
  • Must be computer literate, proficient in Microsoft office, email, and can learn to work within custom database and software applications, to perform routine job duties.
  • 2-3 years of related experience in the Calibration Services Industry or related field;
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills, ability to move between task types and remain efficient, show initiative, good planning and organizational skills look for and pitch process improvements.
  • Must be able to lift 50Lbs, work on equipment bending, kneeling, sitting, and/or standing.

Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • High School diploma

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Must be computer literate, proficient in Microsoft office, email, and can learn to work within custom database and software applications, to perform routine job duties.
  • Aptitude to effectively problem-solve and collaborate with others
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills, ability to move between task types and remain efficient, show initiative, good planning and organizational skills look for and pitch process improvements.
  • Must be able to lift 50Lbs, work on equipment bending, kneeling, sitting, and/or standing.
  • Successful completion of a Physical Abilities Test

Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • 2-3 years of related experience in the Calibration Services Industry or related field.

Compensation/Benefits

Merck pays a competitive salary with an 

  • annual bonus, overtime pay for work over 40 hours and higher differential pay for nights and weekends attractive benefit packages with health, dental, and vision insurance for self and family 
  • 401k match and Pension benefits
  • minimum 3 weeks’ vacation plus 9 holidays and 4 Shutdown days (prorated first year)


Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

  

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

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Job: Equip. Maintenance Tech. Spec.
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: Merck


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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