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Primary Production Technician Job

Date: Oct 31, 2017

Location: Milton Keynes, ENG, GB

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: PRO016327

MSD 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 MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of d MSD 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. edicated, 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.

Our Milton Keynes facility is part of the global MSD Manufacturing Division Animal Health network and is a key contributor to the manufacturing of animal health products.

We currently have a Technician opportunity within our Animal Health Production area.

These roles are within our Non Spore Bearing Bacteria (NSBB) team and will be working in the Upstream Processing area. NSBB produces antigens derived from large scale anaerobic fermentations. After concentration and purification, antigens are blended as the active ingredient in our pig, cattle, sheep or chicken vaccines.

The successful candidates will be expected to:
- Perform Direct and Indirect activities associated with the manufacture of intermediates (media & antigen) per the Production Schedule and in accordance with local Regulatory and GMP requirements
- Prepare, stage, use and maintain a variety of mechanical or laboratory equipment.
- Follow standard operating procedures and ensure Good Documentation Practices
- Participate in Site Tier Process
- Apply MPS tools and methodology to lead and support investigations and CAPA implementation
- Participate in company sponsored training and events
- Model Safe by Choice and Inclusive Behaviors

Qualifications

We would expect successful candidates to possess the following:

Qualifications
• Ideally have a degree in a Science subject or minimum A levels (or equivalent) in Science based subjects.
Required Experience and Skills:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong work ethic
• Attention to detail
• Ability to follow approved documentation practices
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Basic computer skills (Word/Outlook/Excel)
• Follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures
Preferred Experience and Skills:
• Working knowledge of cGMP (strongly preferred).
• Understanding of aseptic techniques and procedures.
• Experience in large scale bacterial antigen processing.
• Working knowledge of fermentation and fermentation vessels
• Experience using SAP®

Your role at MSD 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 MSD, we’re inventing for life.

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@MSD.com.

Recruitment Agency / Search Firm representatives please note:
MSD will not accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies / search firms under any circumstances. In order to present CVs to MSD, your Recruitment Agency / Search Firm will have been invited to work on a specific vacancy and have Terms of Business signed and agreed with the relevant Recruitment and Staffing Regional Lead. Should you send CVs for a vacancy that you have not been specifically invited to work on to any employee at MSD (via email, post, internet, Taleo or any other method), these will be deemed the sole property of MSD. MSD will pay no introduction fee to the Recruitment Agency / Search Firm if a candidate is hired as a result of an agency introduction under these circumstances.



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