Production Operator II

Posted 06 Jun 2022

Branchburg, New Jersey - United States

Req Id 247667



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 

Your Role:


As a Production Operator III, you will follow standard operating procedures for mixing batches, filtering, bottling, and packaging finished products at both of our on-site facilities (AZM and BBM). As a Production Operator III, you will maintain batch records, enter test results into the SAP system, and collect samples from various packages, including raw materials, finished products, and stock solutions.


Other responsibilities include:


  • Follow SOP and relevant WI for batch mixing, filtration and package activities in both AZM and BBM as requested
  • Perform material inventory control through physical inventory and computer system (such as SAP, etc.), including releasing materials to the relevant batches of products.
  • Maintain batch records, and enter testing results into system (e.g., SAP, etc.).
  • Clean and prepare production equipment (e.g., kettle, line, pump, filter housing, etc.)
  • Sampling from various package, including raw materials, finished products and stock solutions, production area, warehouse, office area and cleanroom housekeeping
  • Packaging inspection
  • Hazardous waste handling and inspection
  • Calibration of manufacturing equipment
  • Carton (box) assembly
  • Connecting and disconnecting process equipment
  • Operation of various Liquid Particle Counters inside and outside of cleanroom environment.
  • Bottling and drumming of finished products in AZM and BBM, through Automatic Packaging Line and Semi-Manual Fill Station
  • Purge and clean of fill manifold
  • Relabel, repour and recaps Finished Goods as requested
  • Use a computer and other office/manufacturing equipment to complete assignments


Physical Attributes:


  • Wear appropriate PPE such as hard hats, glasses/goggles with or without face shell, chemical resistant suits, gloves, safety shoes and other equipment as needed to protect oneself from chemicals in all forms.
  • Occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to ­­­­­­500 pounds with assistance.
  • The work area may be both indoor and outdoor, and occasionally be wet, humid, hot, or cold.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of work experience in the chemical industry or chemical technical institutions


Preferred Qualifications:


  • College degree in a science or technology discipline
  • 3+ years of work experience in the chemical industry or other chemical technical institutions
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to understand written work instruction
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate forklift or hand pallet truck
  • Ability to operate weighing and measuring devices



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at
If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit


If you are a resident of a NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by the Company. The Company uses the definition of “fully vaccinated” assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.

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