Support Associate level 1

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a 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.

  • Automated Systems (e.g. Distributed Control System , robotics)
  • Customer Input Process systems (automated and manual)
  • SIP systems (automated and manual)
  • Decontamination equipment
  • Cleaning equipment and supplies
  • Identification systems
  • Process vessels
  • Computer and automated data systems (e.g. IMPACT, Laboratory Information Management System , Production Operations Management System , Equipment Ordering System , PC)
  • Material handling equipment (e.g. Hand jacks, carts, hand trucks, hoists, bio-safety cabinets, chemical fume hoods, freezers, thaw baths and pumps)
  • Weight systems (e.g. Scales, balances)
  • Environmental monitoring equipment (e.g. Sterilizable Microbial Atrium , particle counters)
  • Maintain areas in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices and other applicable regulatory guidelines by performing all necessary housekeeping, disinfection, and waste management of assigned production environments
  • Adheres to all our Company safety guidelines and procedures
  • Monitor facility conditions during activities defined above and perform general tasks to ensure the environment and equipment are maintained in full regulatory compliance
  • Aligned with production activities, will assist others in removing used process equipment or assisting with the break down of equipment following completed operations
  • Maintain appropriate GMP documentation for all responsible activities and ensure compliance with all training requirements
  • Using appropriate data management systems, manages and ensures inventory of all necessary production and support supplies
  • Conducts all tasks to ensure a supply of sterile and/or cleaned equipment
  • Steam Sterilization activities using autoclaves and Distributive Control Systems

Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma


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.

Invent. Impact. Inspire.


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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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Employee Status:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

Travel Requirements:
No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

1st - Day, 2nd - Evening, 3rd - Night

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

Requisition ID:R118257