Control Technician | Industrial Maintenance

Job Description

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, subject to applicable law.

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 connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

Position Responsibilities
  • Design, assembly, installation, adjustment, testing, cleaning, calibration, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of plant instrumentation, electrical and electronic systems such as controllers, transmitters, indicators, plant and laboratory analyzers, and weighing systems
  • Perform ongoing maintenance of aseptic/clean room and bulk chemical areas
  • Follow complex instructions for completion of job tasks
  • Complete written documentation of work performed
  • Flexible schedule required to support various maintenance activities
  • Follow prescribed safety and environmental rules and regulations and maintain high quality standards of work
  • Compliance with current good manufacturing procedures(cGMP), safety and environmental requirements/regulations/guidelines
  • Candidate willbe required to qualify in the Mechanic Craft by on-the-job performance, practical skills assessment and testing


Education Minimum Requirements
  • HighSchool Diploma or GED
  • A journey person's card with a minimum of 42 month apprenticeship rating as a Control Tech OR a two or four year degree in instrumentation, electrical or electronics, OR military experience working in the areas of Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics within the last six years


Required Work Experience and Skills
  • Four years of industrial experience OR equivalent military experience working in the areas of Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics, within the last six years
  • Practical knowledge on the operation/use of general hand and power tools, instruments and testing apparatus common to the electrical, electronic and instrumentation fields
  • Ability to read P&ID's, electrical drawings, blueprints, PLC ladder logic, etc.
  • Must have knowledge installing, repairing and maintaining instrumentation, automation, electronic, single phase and all aspects of 3-phase electrical equipment throughout a manufacturing environment
  • Effective calibration/troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally and work in a highly effective team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and advance several tasks in parallel
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude


Preferred Experience and Skills
  • A current level one, two or three CCST designation from ISA
  • Experience in aseptic or GMP/regulated and bulk chemical manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work with and troubleshoot computer control equipment, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Experience in troubleshooting and programming VFDs (Variable Frequency Drives)
  • Experience in electrical distributions systems with voltages greater than 600VAC
  • Knowledge of SAP


Shift
  • 12 hour shift rotation that involves working every other weekend
  • Flexible schedule is required to support various maintenance activities at times


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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 ...

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

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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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Employee Status:
Regular

Relocation:
No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:
No

Travel Requirements:
No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:
1st - Day, 3rd - Night

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:
2

Requisition ID:R130334