Merck Lead Tech Animal Use in Millsboro, Delaware
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.
The Testing Specialist is responsible for the quality testing of animals. This position will work with a variety of animal species. At all times, the technician must follow Standard Operating Procedures, adhere to all safety and company policies and perform duties assigned by department supervisor.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Conduct serial release for QC animal tests
Complete clinical observations of animals
Communicate animal health status with Veterinarian
Complete scheduled treatments of animals
Assist in animal surgeries, if necessary
Complete necropsies of poultry
Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures and/or QCPs
Complete supervisor project assignments in timely fashion
Compliance with federal, state and site regulations and guidelines
Assist in product investigations
Capable of working in inclement conditions, including extreme heat and cold weather
Must be willing to work some overtime on weekends and holidays
Education Minimum Requirement:
- Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Animal Science, Poultry Science, Biology or equivalent
Required Experience and Skills:
Basic husbandry skills
Ability to preform physical work, i.e. lifting 50 pounds
Good verbal and written communication skills
Able to demonstrate organizational skills and is self-motivated
Ability to work independently and effectively with peers
Able to maintain accurate and reliable record keeping
Proficiency in Microsoft programs (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Must have valid driver’s license
Preferred Experience and Skills:
- American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Certification (ALAT, LAT or LATG)
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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Job Quality Lab Related
Title: Lead Tech Animal Use
Primary Location: NA-US-DE-Millsboro
Requisition ID: QUA008444