Lab Tech (Millsboro) - I (Assistant)

Location: Millsboro, DE 19966, USA



Education Minimum Requirement: • High School diploma/GED. Required Experience and Skills: • Able to apply knowledge and skills to complete assigned work within own area • Recognizes problems and uses existing procedures to assess solutions • Works on tasks to meet time frames set by others • Ability to read, write and comprehend information and to effectively convey information to colleagues at various levels • Must be able to work flexible work schedule to meet the demands of the manufacturing process. This includes overtime, holidays and weekends. Days and hours are subject to change based on the needs of the business. Shift will be 5x8hr shifts, 2PM-10:30PM per week • Aseptic clean room behaviors experience preferred • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and conversions • Ability to work standing for long periods of time. Preferred Experience and Skills: • Laboratory experience • Biology or chemistry education background • Mechanical aptitude. 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 linked to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products. Our company's Animal Health, Millsboro, DE is a Biotechnology Center of Excellence that manufactures, fills, packages and distributes vaccines for animals. Our site is accountable for mammalian, insect and avian cell culture production, live bird vaccine production, embryonated egg vaccine production, roller bottle vaccine production, bioreactor vaccine production and down-stream processing (water in oil emulsions, aseptic filling, lyophilization, etc.). At all times, following Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures and adhering to all safety and company policies, perform duties assigned by department supervision. These duties may include, but are not limited to: • Cleaning work area including floors, walls, tables, etc. • Prepare, clean, and sterilize glassware and equipment for use • Assist with equipment setup and operation • Assist with performing aseptic procedures including product formulation, fill equipment setup and operations, and environmental monitoring • Concurrent record keeping including charts, log books, and all pertinent documentation. • Always demonstrates safe work habits and maintains a safe work environment. Comprehends and complies with all safety and company policies and procedures. • Formulation, filling, labeling, capping, packaging and visual inspection of vaccines • Assist in training new team members • Report all unusual, non-routine occurrences when performing tasks. • May be accountable for accumulation, labeling and management of hazardous wastes, as appropriate to their area, providing they are properly trained prior to assignment. • Assist with performing non-aseptic procedures including handling of poultry in the process of harvesting tissue or waste • Assist in reviewing and developing S.O.P's • Assist in reviewing production records and entering technical data into required system • Attend training classes, workshops, meetings, etc., as required to improve job skills and product-related procedures. • Assist in monitoring and requisitioning laboratory supplies.

Two Companies, One Partnership.
AgileOne is proud to be responsible for placing temporary employees on assignment at Merck & Co. We are always looking for talented people who can bring their empathy, creativity, organization, and other skills to Merck. It is these unique skills that contribute to their company purpose of saving and improving lives around the world. Please join us as an AgileOne temporary employee on assignment at Merck —and start making your impact today!

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About Us
AgileOne is headquartered in Torrance, California, and is the Global External Workforce Solutions Provider for Merck & Company. Our temporary employment opportunities are perfect for highly skilled professionals who want to make an impact at a top-tier company, without committing to a long-term employment relationship! When you join one of our projects, you’ll take on exciting work with our client. Merck is a global leader, and their products are found in 79% of countries worldwide. They have approximately 68,000 employees.

Employee Benefits
While on temporary assignment at Merck, your employer of record and employee benefits are through AgileOne. At AgileOne, we invest in employee development and wellbeing. Our corporate culture rewards productivity, world-class customer service, and creative approaches to problem solving. Some of the employee benefits include:

  • Weekly compensation!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) and Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Career development opportunities
  • Life & disability coverage

Diversity & Inclusion
The ActOne Group bears the distinction of being the largest, zero-debt, certified woman/minority-owned workforce management company in the United States. AgileOne strives to offer each employee an inclusive, respectful, and engaging work environment that celebrates the wide range of talents they bring to our organization.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Giving back to the local communities is a fundamental part of AgileOne. We pay it forward by encouraging our employees and teams to lend their time and talent. We have a strong history of supporting the following causes:

  • Local food banks and rescue missions
  • AIDS Walk Los Angeles
  • Run from Hunger
  • Just in Time for Foster Youth

Diversity of talent. Diversity of thought. Diversity of background. Many experiences: ONE voice.
AgileOne is an Equal Opportunity Employer