Senior Technician, Maintenance / Stationary Engineer
Merck
Elkhorn, NE
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.

Our Maintenance Technicians support internal and external manufacturing operations to remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Maintenance Technicians have opportunities across many diverse areas, including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation. Under supervision of the Engineering Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing maintenance support for the Animal Health facility in Elkhorn, Nebraska, located on the west end of Omaha. The Elkhorn facility, spanning 90 acres, is expanding operations to manufacture animal vaccines and biologics.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist with new equipment installation

Conduct maintenance effectiveness / optimization reviews

Evaluate and maintain equipment to ensure or improve safety and production efficiency

Interpret mechanical drawings, construction drawings and machine manuals

Adjust preventative maintenance plans and equipment information as appropriate based on trends, approved changes, and/or business requirements

Conduct daily boiler rounds and facility checks

Update and create equipment and utility SOPs as appropriate based on trends, changes, and/or business requirements

Complete CAPA implementation and closeout

Assist in writing, root cause analysis, and correctives and preventative actions for Quality Notifications and Quality Investigations related to Plant Engineering and Maintenance

Utilize technical equipment to include computers, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, etc.

Education Minimum Requirement:
High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience and Skills:
City of Omaha 3rd Grade Stationary Engineer’s license

Analytical and problems solving skills with regard to electrical, automation and / or mechanical equipment and their use within a manufacturing process

Ability to multitask and effectively work as active team member

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Work and Excel

Must be able to read and/or understand written and verbal policy, instruction and directions in English

Two years’ maintenance experience related to mechanics, automation and/or HVAC and equipment set-up and alignment

Successful completion of a Physical Abilities Test

Valid drivers license

Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive salary with an annual bonus, overtime pay for work over 40 hours and higher differential pay for nights and weekends

Attractive benefit packages including health, dental, and vision insurance for self and family

401K match and pension benefits

Minimum 3 weeks’ vacation plus 10 holidays and 4 shutdown days per year (prorated first year)

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 …

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.

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