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Operations and Maintenance Technician, Biomark
Operations and Maintenance Technician, Biomark

Operations and Maintenance Technician, Biomark

Company : Merck
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Idaho

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Job Description

Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a “Safety First, Quality Always” mindset striving for continuous improvement. We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.

Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, our company's Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. Our company's Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals and the people who care for them.

Our company's Animal Health Aqua North America portfolio includes our company's BioPharma products, the Biomark brand of ID and Monitoring solutions, the AGO line of oxygen infusers and carbon dioxide strippers and the Vaki brand of fish counters, pumps and graders.

The Aquatic Gas Optimization (AGO) line of products in our company's Animal Health Aqua North America Portfolio represents some of the most advanced oxygen infusion and carbon dioxide stripping technology on the market today for both conservation and aquaculture applications.

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Job Description:

The Sr. Technician role conducts routine and emergency site visits to maintain or repair our company's Animal Health (MAH) Aqua technology systems inclusive of radio-frequency identification (RFID) components, power sources, communications infrastructure, fish counters/pumps/graders, and gas infusion systems. As part of the Post-Sales Support Team the role is key for customer support of all aspects of mature and emerging technologies. Training on the suite of MAH Aqua technologies will be provided.

Key Competencies:

Key responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation and maintenance of MAH Aqua technology systems.

  • Remote monitoring and diagnosis of systems.

  • Integration of systems or components into new and existing projects.

  • Product testing and development assistance.

  • Project coordination with state, federal, tribal, and private entities.

  • Assisting with the development of annual technical and final project reports.

  • Demonstrated safe driver.

  • Desire to learn new skills and continually improve processes.

Scope & Context:

  • This position is an individual contributor role on the Post-Sales Support team reporting to the NORAM Post-Sales Support Lead.


  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, forestry, or fisheries, or equivalent experience as a technician utilizing modern technology in resource management or military experience.

  • Experience can include data analysis, animal tagging/tracking, technology installation, technology repair, etc.

  • High degree of proficiency with technical/electronic devices.

Desired Experience & Skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • High proficiency with computers, operating systems, networks, and wide array of electronic devices.

  • Understanding of TCP/IP network infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of RFID, IOT, M2M systems and principals.

  • The ability to work independently and with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Ability to problem solve on-the-fly.

  • Strong desire to learn new skills and continually improve processes within the team setting.

  • Ability to work as part of a fast paced, growing team in a developing industry.

  • Results oriented and able to work independently with modest direct supervision.

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to travel up to 35% within the US and Canada.

  • Possess a valid driver license and passport.

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Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.


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If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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