Lead Technician Job

Worthington, MN, US
August 16 2017
Organization Type
Lead Technician-TEC001148


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.

Position requires wearing scrubs at all times when working in the production area, working in a cleanroom setting and wearing cleanroom garments.
The job entails running steam sterilizers, filling lines, freeze dryers, environmental monitoring machines, crimping machine and a dry heat oven and preparing and cleaning equipment.

The position is a leadership role which requires giving direction and guidance to other technicians. Being responsible to ensure that the day to day activities are completed.

This position also requires entering data into the inventory control system, filling out required documentation, process improvement and good computer skills.

Some weekend and overtime work required.



Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology or related field.


At least 5 years of working in a lab or manufacturing of Biologics


Lab experience including aseptic technique and working with freeze dryers.

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.

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

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Technician-Biochem Manuf

Job Title:Lead Tech, Operations

Primary Location: NA-US-MN-Worthington

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: Will require work with acids and bases

Company Trade Name:Merck

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