Engineering Technician - Mechanical
Upper Hutt (Whakatiki), Wellington, NZL
1d ago

Job Description

Engineering Technician - Mechanical

  • Opportunity to work with a Global Animal Health Organisation
  • Permanent opportunity, Full-time role based Upper Hutt manufacturing site
  • Use your engineering expertise and knowledge of maintenance processes to support production
  • Join a friendly team and be fully supported in your career
  • Excellent renumeration and benefits
  • Must be open to shifts
  • Our Engineers support our manufacturing operations, ensuring that equipment is regularly maintained to high standards. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities to grow and learn across many diverse areas.

    The Senior Engineering technician is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting issues with machinery and utilities in the plant whilst documenting all repairs and servicing of equipment.


    The primary responsibility of the Senior Engineering Technician is to support the site by :

  • Performing and documenting maintenance and / or instrument calibration and validation and other works within your competence to meet maintenance schedules in accordance with SOPs
  • Complete all preventative maintenance / routine calibration documentation
  • Using knowledge and experience to trouble shoot and resolve non-routine problems / breakdowns
  • Of critical importance to the successful execution of this role is the ability to apply strong technical knowledge to routine maintenance and trouble-shooting activities
  • It is also essential to be able to work collaboratively with other functions to support site priorities
  • Document equipment failures
  • Conduct trouble-shooting of processes, equipment and utilities
  • Document all tasks in maintenance records, worksheets or logbooks in accordance with Good Documentation Practice
  • Shift work will be required, starting in 2022 Pending implementation of shift work, participate in a call-out roster to provide 24-hour support to the facility

  • Experience in a relevant engineering discipline or a trade qualification
  • Strong verbal (negotiation / influencing) & interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with good documentation skills
  • Competent in Word, Excel, Microsoft Projects, Outlook, Access
  • Skills and / or qualifications in any of the following areas advantageous :

  • Solid experience with GMP / GLP or ISO 9000 in a production environment & / or in Pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous
  • Tig Welding
  • Pneumatics / Hydraulics
  • Refrigeration / HVAC
  • Utilities including water, steam and compressed air

  • Join a global organisation that prides itself on high integrity, ethics and compliance
  • Work with passionate and collaborative colleagues
  • Opportunity to broaden your engineering exposure to supporting animal healthcare manufacturing sites within a truly global organisation
  • Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.

    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.

    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

    We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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    Employee Status : Regular

    Relocation : No relocation

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