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Cleanroom Mechanical Assembly Technician


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.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization.  External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.



This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus! 


Your role:


The Operations Technician will be part of the Chemical Manufacturing team in Carlsbad, CA. The philosophy of our manufacturing group is to create a workforce that is very flexible. The Operations Technician will perform a variety of tasks in several different work functions, including the assembly, disassembly, testing, and processing of stainless-steel vessels using hand tools as needed. Part of this process is performed in a cleanroom while wearing proper cleanroom attire and PPE. This position will start out on the day shift and will move to a mid-shift or night shift after 1-3 months.


  • Disassemble, inspect, wash, and rebuild stainless-steel vessels and valves.
  • Inspect, re-assemble, dry and helium leak check of stainless-steel container vessels and valves.
  • Work in cleanroom and maintain integrity and housekeeping of cleanroom.
  • Use drawings and instructions to assemble vessels
  • Utilize a computer to input and retrieve data.
  • Perform quality inspections of vessels and documentation for correctness and completeness
  • General Housekeeping duties.
  • Participate in Staple Ops Dent Collection and Review process.
  • Perform hazardous waste consolidation
  • Maintain a clean and organized manufacturing environment
  • Assist the Engineering team with troubleshooting system issues


Physical Attributes:


  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Wear PPE when required


Who you are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or GED


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Strong mechanical background.
  • Ability to read and write fluently in English, understand written and verbal instructions and work well in a team environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting, documentation, and communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand Material Safety Data Sheets and technical drawings.
  • A strong focus on quality and safety
  • Experience using Microsoft suite including (Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint)
  • Experience using SAP.



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!


If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit


If you are a resident of 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.

Job Requisition ID:  253196
Location:  Carlsbad
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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