Biologics Operator Job

Elkton, VA, US
September 07 2017
Organization Type
Biologics Operator-ICW000382


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 125-year legacy. 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.

At our manufacturing facility in Elkton, Virginia we have experienced level Biologics Operator /Operator jobs available in our Processing Areas; these positions offer employees the opportunity to work in critical processing areas through-out the Stonewall Plant.

The position duties include but are not limited to the following:

- Performing manufacturing operations while complying with safety and compliance procedures

- Operating and monitoring manufacturing equipment and processes using computerized and manual systems

- Performing simple maintenance tasks on equipment

- Performing initial troubleshooting on equipment and processes

- Maintaining operating areas in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Housekeeping Procedures

- Use of common tools and equipment
Hours of Work: These positions work a schedule that includes overtime and rotating shifts that include all hours of the day and all days of the week including some holidays.



- High School Diploma/GED or higher

- Minimum of five (5) years’ Manufacturing, Industrial, Military or Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance experience – OR – at least an Associate's degree.

- Experience in a biotechnology or clean room facility

- Experience following very specific procedures and documenting the completion of critical steps

- Experience in a facility that is regulated and inspected by a Governmental Agency, such as the FDA

- Experience with computer systems that control processing steps and inventory management (DeltaV, SAP, PI)

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 Title:Biologics Operator

Primary Location: NA-US-VA-Elkton

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: Biological compounds, organic chemicals

Company Trade Name:Merck

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