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Sr. Downstream Automation Mechanic (3rd shift)

Requisition ID: AUT000163

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.

This position is directly involved in the overall maintenance and repair of highly technical equipment in an Industrial/ production environment. This position partners with business leaders to ensure production equipment needs are optimized. Safety requirements are strongly enforced: This individual must be attentive to his/her own safety and safety of others in the workplace. The shift on this position start at 10.30 on on Sunday night and ends on Friday morning at 7:30am every week.

  • Electrical- Troubleshooting , repair and installation of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Working knowledge and experience in automation, vision systems, PLCs{programmable logic controls}and HMI{Human machine intefaces}
  • Mechanical- Repair and installation of pumps, gear drives , equipment and preventative maintenance.
  • Utilities-Power and physical plant maintenance of steam , compressed air, water , fuel, electrical, industrial gases, HVAC, Lighting, alarms, building intrumentantion and BMS.
  • Refrigeration, HVAC -basic troubleshooting and repair of both standard and utra low temperature refrigeration lyopholization equipment.
  • Packaging/ Fill- Provide repair and maintenance of mechanized electrical and automated equipment.


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Technical or trade school training in electrical/Automation controls.Ability to work independently , communicate status and deficiencies. Maintain computerized records using current maintenance software, interact with colleagues, customers and vendors.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Associates Degree with experience in electrical, PLC/Automation Controls.
  • Knowledge of freeze drying product through lyophilization, and high speed automation.
  • Working knowledge and experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
  • Experience with lean Six Sigma, Kizen,5s.
  • Experience in SAP and inventory control.
  • Experience with Mximo{Electroninc record keeping system}

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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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Automation and Maintenance
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 3rd
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Sr. Downstream Automation Mechanic (3rd shift)

Elkhorn, WI 53121
Full Time

Published on 01/08/2019