Production Technician

Job Description

Job Summary:

Repair and maintain all production equipment in Laser Production Room. Create and maintain files and drawings needed for Laser Production. Work with Supervisor to keep production running.

This is a 1st shift role, but may require to work 3rd shift hours, as needed:
  • Clean, troubleshoot, maintain and repair all production equipment in Laser Room including: Lasers, Ink machines, bag sealers, and conveyors.
  • Assist and maintain marking books and sku's using the company's custom Software.
  • Create and maintain all Laser marking files, and Ink marking files, and keep all files running as efficiently as possible.
  • Set up new orders and adjust existing ones as needed
  • Perform weekly, monthly, and yearly PMs.
  • Interaction with: Production manager, Shift supervisors , Machines Technical manager, QC Inspectors, Laser Operators, Customer Service, Machine manufacturer or Manufacturer Technical Support, and Parts Suppliers.

Candidate prerequisite:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent or vocational training.
  • Two years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Adhere to the applicable safety standards, rules and regulations in the workplace
  • Experience working with electro-mechanical equipment in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot current or future equipment issues
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be task driven and preventive maintenance focused
  • Experience with laser marking machines is a plus.
  • Must be willing to accept responsibility for assigned project
  • Must have at least intermediate PC Skills (Windows, excel, access, networking)
  • Proficient in reading and understanding the English language
  • Ability to lift and handle up to 50 lbs
  • Willing to work overtime, when required

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., 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.





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.

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No relocation

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Requisition ID:R98092