Blending Operator Mechanic

Posted 26 Jul 2022

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania - United States

Req Id 253552



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:

In this role you will play a critical part in manufacturing. You will operate compressors, pumps and pre-pressurized systems for filling, mixing and transferring Specialty Gases and liquids into cylinders and other approved containers. You will also perform minor and routine maintenance and repair to equipment in the assigned area when necessary and work in conjunction with the Maintenance Mechanics to achieve major repairs or installations when appropriate.


  • Operate Chemical Processing Equipment necessary to manufacture and produce finished product Germane, including but not limited to, Chemical Process Control Equipment, Raw material charging systems, Chemical Reactors, Chemical process purifying equipment, Chemical blending equipment, Environmental control equipment, compressors, and all miscellaneous equipment associated with manufacturing of the product. 
  • Prepare and fill all containers but not limited to cylinders and Y’s.  Proper positive identification markings will be applied to all containers.  Knowledge of customer attributes and specifications will be necessary.
  • Use analytical and systems tools to evaluate and optimize the chemical process, striving to maximize yield and throughput while minimizing waste and system downtime.
  • Perform routine plant maintenance, maintain plant housekeeping standards, maintain plant records, and train new operators.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Chemical Technology or related field



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
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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.

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