Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance Technician- Night shift

Merck Cherokee

Elkhorn, NE


Job Description

Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation.

$2,500 Sign On Bonus available for New External Hires

We are seeking a Growth and Improvement minded Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance Technician that can help drive our Strategic Operating Priorities.

  • Invent | Pursue the Most Promising Internal and External Science to Address Significant Unmet Medical Needs

  • Execute | Prioritize Resources Behind Our Key Growth Drivers (Oncology, Vaccines, Select Specialty Areas, Animal Health) While Optimizing Our Base Business)

  • Adapt | Develop Our People, Culture and Business Model to Evolve with a Dynamic Landscape

  • Diverse Talent | We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment with supporting leadership behaviors because having a high-performing, engaged workforce is critical to our ability to deliver innovative solutions to patients and customers around the world

  • Values and Standards | Our Steadfast Commitment to Our Values and Standards will Continue to Guide Us as We Take on New Challenges and Will Always be Fundamental to Our Success – They are a Competitive Advantage for Us

Key Functions

  • Work Independently and as a Team member with Integrity | Precision | Accomplishment | Motivational Ambition | Respect | Inclusion

  • Conduct routine preventative maintenance functions | Audit PMs and task lists, giving feedback on improvement ideas and ensuring all parts list are accurate

  • Ensure all information is entered into SAP to track utilization and feedback is given on all work completed during shift

  • Coordinate and prioritize assigned daily workload

  • Ensure major issues are recorded and conveyed to Maintenance Lead/Management

  • Ensure issues and temporary repairs are escalated to Maintenance Lead/Management to ensure plans to fully resolved are in process

  • Support team with positive motivation and team engagement

  • Suggest and work on continuous improvement initiatives to achieve zero losses due to equipment failures and technical issues

  • Participate in RCA on equipment and process failures to provide insight to failure and suggest corrective actions

  • Give feedback to Maintenance Leads on scheduled work to ensure work is completed

  • Communicate effectively on shift and to the Maintenance team to ensure any assistance requests are filled

  • Assist with completion of team workload as scheduled

  • Conduct other duties

Shift

  • Night Shift 7:00 PM to 7:30 AM | 12 Hour Rotating Shift

Education

  • High School Diploma with three years experience or equivalent or Associate degree in a technical discipline such as Industrial Maintenance Technology with one year experience

Experience | Skills | Knowledge

Required

  • Fundamental comprehension of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings to solve problems in a timely manner at the component level on all manufacturing equipment

  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to work with hand tools, power tools, machine tools, and test instruments

  • Knowledge of plant operations and systems (e.g., heating, cooling, ventilation, electrical, gas, building utility, manufacturing equipment, etc.)

  • Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to solve problems and make decisions while working in manufacturing environment

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, including the ability to comprehend equipment instruction/service manuals and drawings

  • Principled verbal and written communications and ability to interact with a variety of customers (Production, Vendors, and Management)

  • Expertise and proficiency with basic office computer software, and the ability to learn how to effectively use SAP maintenance software to input data, research parts and analyze repair history details

  • Exposure to extreme temperatures, outside weather in all conditions, high noise environments, work areas near moving mechanical parts and any chemicals used in production process

  • Third grade boiler license or able to obtain within 2nd year (company sponsored)

Preferred

  • Three years mechanical experience around machinery and/or manufacturing equipment

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of biopharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted 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., Rahway, 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.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS
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.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

3rd - Night

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

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