Maintenance Mechanic

Merck & Co.
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Maintenace Mechanic Job

Date: Jul 20, 2017

Location: Worthington, MN, US

Maintenace Mechanic-PRO015788


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’s Animal Health (MAH) division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.

The candidate for this position should possess advanced skills in mechanical/electrical, controls and PLC preferred. The ideal candidate would have working experience on freeze dryers controls/PLC, fill- lines, Siemens BMS, autoclaves, boilers and good electrical knowledge. Once hired, the Mechanic will be cross trained to work within a multi-crafted functions within the trades along with other full-time Mechanics on staff. Electrical/electronic, controls, PLC knowledge and the ability to troubleshoot equipment is very beneficial.

The Mechanic should possess good communication skills and be a team player within the Maintenance Department. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and electrical schematics is essential. The Mechanic will work independently and along side other Mechanics. A willingness to learn new equipment and systems and share experiences. The department will provide in-house or outsourced training on systems unfamiliar with.. The person will be working in cleanroom environments at times. Mactronix education and experience is very beneficial. The department emphasizes in hiring good character and building strong talent



– High School graduate.


– Minimum 5 years working in the field of mechanical/electrical at advanced level.


– Mechatronic’s or other electrical/mechanical trades post highschool education is very beneficial.

– Some of the systems serviced include: freeze dryers, autoclaves, fill-line/tunnel, chillers, cooling towers, low temp freezers, incubators, boilers, Siemens BMS systems, various PLC’s, HVAC/refrigeration.

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