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Senior Maintenance Mechanic - 1st Shift

Requisition ID: PRO017466

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¬ Maintenance¬ Technician¬ position is available at the Merck Animal Health facility in Elkhorn, Nebraska, located on the West end of Omaha.¬  The Elkhorn facility is expanding operations to manufacture animal vaccines and biologics.¬ 



Working under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, this position will implement/roll out the SAP CMMS module; develop job and safety plans to improve workforce productivity. The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler will be the liaison between maintenance, engineering, and operations to ensure all work activities are planned, estimated, and scheduled. This position will also provide leadership and guidance on effective operation of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS, using the SAP system).



  • Coordinate SAP CMMS module role out

  • Analyzes and investigates all work requests.¬ 

  • Develops all work order based job plans.¬ 

  • Plans all maintenance work, estimates time and resources, and schedules all planned jobs.¬ 

  • Manages maintenance scheduling process including weekly management meetings and maintenance team meetings.¬ 

  • Ensures parts, materials, and tools are appropriately requisitioned to complete planned jobs.¬ 

  • Works with Maintenance Manager, Maintenance and Engineering Manager to support plant reliability and mechanical integrity programs.¬ 

  • Oversees plant preventative maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) programs.¬ 

  • Tracks and reports on appropriate metrics to monitor and improve maintenance performance and plant reliability.¬ 

  • Assists with planning/scheduling effort for major plant turn-around and equipment overhauls.¬ 



Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:



  • High school diploma or GED required.¬ 


Required Experience and Skills:

  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings, equipment drawings, and piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) preferred.¬ 

  • 5 years experience with SAP computerized maintenance management system¬ 

  • Implimentation of SAP Computerized maintenance management system


Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • 5 years' experience in maintenance planning, scheduling, and estimating required.¬ 

  • Technical degree preferred.




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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If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to¬ staffingaadar@merck.com.


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Job: Production / Maintenance
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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