Media Manufacturing Associate

West Point, PA, US
April 17 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: USW001913

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 is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases. 

Following theappropriate SOPs MPDs and other pertinent documentation, performs allfunctions required to manufacture and fill media in an aseptic environmentusing aseptic techniques. Maintains in-process checks and assists in developmentalwork pertaining to production methods when required. Documents all workaccording to proper cGMP documentation practices and performs review ofmanufacturing documentation. Performs all work duties via automated systemsor manual operations in compliance with safe operating procedures, companyand government regulations, and good manufacturing practices. Processmonitoring documentation and process review will be completed as required toensure that only the highest quality product is released. Cleans, assembles,operates, disassembles, maintains, troubleshoots and initiates correctiveaction as required to meet production schedules. Trains personnel on approvedprocesses and procedures. Disposes of process waste material as perdepartmental SOPs and regulatory guidelines. Performs all duties associatedwith Utility Worker job description, including but not limited to, facilitycleaning, machine assembly, shipping/receiving, weighing and dispensing ofraw material/samples, etc.


High school diploma or equivalent
The following course work from and accredited college/university/(grade C or better): a.A minimum of 8 credits in Chemistry with a labb.A minimum of 4 credits in Biologyc.A minimum of 3 credits in Math

Minimum of one year of previous experience, within the last 5 years, working in a cGMP facility.

Must satisfactorily complete all performance and hands on training evaluations.

Job: USW, LOCAL 2-86
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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