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Production Operator


Saint Hyacinthe, QC, Central Canada, Canada



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Animal Health

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Full Time

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Open Until:

October 12, 2022

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Job Description


Our manufacturing operations teams are the people who make our products. We work in manufacturing plants with the principle of "safety first, quality always" and strive for continuous improvement. We work in the local factory connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediate and finished products.


Production operator

Position located in: Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

Shift: evening and night available


Job Description :

  • Understand and comply with company procedures regarding health, safety and the environment.
  • Use a laser, laser/inkjet, or electronic identification marking station to mark livestock identification tags according to standard operating procedure.
  • Train new employees in a buddy system to perform tasks at all levels below the level for which the laser operator has been qualified.
  • Perform the marking of livestock identification tags that meet engineering and customer needs.
  • Monitor and take prompt action, including temporary workstation shutdown, when operational malfunctions are observed that could compromise the quality of labels produced. When the workstation is shut down, take prompt action to get help to correct the malfunction and get the workstation back up and running as soon as possible.
  • Be able to maintain a necessary and acceptable daily production as established according to the task performed and the machine used.


Candidate prerequisite:

Experience using a desktop computer, including the ability to operate a mouse and extract a file and demonstrate the ability to learn new basic computer skills.
Mastery of basic math skills such as counting, processing numbers, adding and subtracting.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.


Our manufacturing and supply division is committed to being the most trusted biopharmaceutical supplier in the world. Our facilities, together with our contractors, suppliers and external partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that is committed to delivering a reliable, high-quality supply to customers and patients, on time, every time.


Who are we?

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD elsewhere. For more than a century, we've been inventing for life, developing medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most devastating 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 are we looking for?

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek courageous inventors who want to impact all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will impact generations to come. We encourage you to increase the value of our organization by bringing your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective.


We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing together diverse, talented and committed people. The fastest way to innovate is to bring people of diverse opinions together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge each other's issues of thinking and approach. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.


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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 


Employee Status:




No relocation


VISA Sponsorship:



Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required


Flexible Work Arrangements:

Work Week



1st - Day, 2nd - Evening, 3rd - Night


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Requisition ID:R144220

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Job Post Date: 08/13/22
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