Tech Operations

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Wilson, NC, US

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Requisition ID: PRO019788

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. 

Position Description: 

Carry out the MMD site mission by assuring finished goods and services are of the highest quality, optimal cost, and delivered on schedule. Function in a team-based Employee Involvement culture focusing on continuous improvement of Wilson Operations. Operate packaging equipment to routinely achieve production standards while following GMPs and SOPs. Perform scrupulous cleaning and inspection of equipment between production batches. Set up and adjust equipment including tablet fillers, thermoformers, cappers, labelers, checkweighers, cartoners, casepackers, and palletizers as needed for optimal performance within qualified parameters. Examine products to detect defects, product damage, or other visual quality problems. Verify accuracy of critical information and complete required documentation for product run. Identify equipment malfunctions and repair needs; communicate appropriately for timely resolution. Accurately maintains detailed records of equipment cleaning, set-up, and challenge documentation. Encourage discussion of individual or member concerns and/or solutions to problem situations. Contributes to effectiveness of operations and implementation of viable improvements. Maintains work area in constant state of compliance with respect to proper housekeeping, material segregation, and personal gowning including required protective equipment


Education Minimum Requirement: 

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent. 
Required Experience and Skills: 

  • Previous experience operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and/or repairing industrial equipment is required. Demonstrated familiarity with PCs. Ability to interact in a team setting, positively adapt to change, and effectively resolve conflict. Good oral and written communication skills
Preferred Experience and Skills: 

  • AAS degree or higher in a Business, Science, or Technology-based field. Three or more years of experience in a manufacturing facility (GMP environment strongly preferred). Demonstrated leadership ability, peer training experience, and/or productivity improvement activities strongly preferred. SAP experience preferred

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. 


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Job: Production / Operator
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 3rd
Hazardous Materials: None
Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount

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