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Merck & Co. Inc.




Full Time

On Site


Rahway, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Provide mechanical maintenance support to facilities & utilities for Rahway, New Jersey pharmaceutical research campus and future headquarters for our Company. Support day-to-day preventative and corrective maintenance for assigned area(s) and may include technical input to mechanical utilities including HVAC, steam, water and/or other utilities.

Experienced Industrial Mechanic/Millwright with working knowledge of mechanical operations and able to maintain, install, repair, and troubleshoot plant equipment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair machinery and mechanical equipment. Including pumps, motors, fans, bearings, etc.

  • Ability to work on rotating, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.

  • Ability to complete precision and optical alignments.

  • Maintain all machine shop tools and equipment as required.

  • Proficient in rigging and the setup of rigging equipment needed to execute repair work.

  • Operate efficiently, all equipment used by trade and maintain in good condition. Inspect service equipment according to schedule, lubricate, maintain, and adjust as required.

  • Fabricate mechanical devices and replacement parts working from sketches, CAD, or verbal instructions.

  • Maintain work area and equipment in a safe, efficient and clean operating condition.

  • Assist in performing other duties, including work of other trades as required.

  • This position requires interactions with internal customers and external service providers. As well as supports and contributes to maintenance planning process.

  • Ensures compliance requirements; e.g. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), safety, environmental, goals are achieved.

  • Supports a Target Zero Safety culture.

  • Completes training requirements as defined in training plan. Provides complete written documentation of work including work orders, PM's, etc.) and maintains cGMP records related to maintenance and repairs.

  • Utilizes electronic technologies; electronic work order systems, e-training, and email.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent, Vocation or technical school certification.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 4 years apprenticeship or 8 years of experience as an industrial mechanic / millwright with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work as part of a team is a must. Applicants must be familiar with all phases of industrial maintenance.

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.


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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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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:



No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:


Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Work Week


1st - Day

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Requisition ID:R118502