24 Aug
Lab Technician - 2nd shift
Minnesota,

Vacancy expired!

Job Description


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.


The Technician position is available at our Animal Health facility in Worthington, Minnesota. The Worthington facility is expanding operations to manufacture vaccines for large and companion animals. Leveraging an experienced and innovative team environment, the key technologies at the site are biologics production using fermentation and cell culture platforms and filling and freeze-drying.


This position will help with the preparation of intermediate components (media solutions, working seed stocks and bacterial antigens), and the downstream processing of the intermediate components. Position prepares media, operates fermentation vessels, and performs necessary cleaning/disinfecting of equipment and laboratories. Position works in a clean, aseptic environment (cleanroom environment). Written SOPs and Outlines of Production must be followed. Position must understand and comply with cGMP guidelines and complete and review documentation for accuracy and completeness.


The hours for this position are Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 8:30pm.


Education Minimum Requirement:



  • High School diploma/GED or Associates degree; Bachelor's degree in Biology/Microbiology or related field preferred.


Preferred Experience and Skills:




  • Working knowledge of cGMP.




  • Working knowledge of aseptic technique.




  • Working knowledge of fermentation and fermentation vessels.



  • 2-3 years manufacturing work experience preferred.


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.


Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as "Merck" in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as "MSD" in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.


We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world's biggest investors in Research & Development.


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.


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.


US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:


If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@msd.com


For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:


EEOC Poster


EEOC GINA Supplement


OFCCP EEO Supplement


OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule


We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.


Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully


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:


Regular


Relocation:


No relocation


VISA Sponsorship:


No


Travel Requirements:


10%


Flexible Work Arrangements:


Not Specified


Shift:


2nd - Evening


Valid Driving License:


Yes


Hazardous Material(s):


Yes. Formalin, HCl, NaOH


Number of Openings:


1

Vacancy expired!