Aseptic Technician – 12 hour nights
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.Position SummaryUnder close supervision, the Aseptic Technician will be trained to perform procedures in compliance with Process Worksheets, Standard Operating Procedures, and policies for the production of biological media and reagents required for bulk Biological Antigen production. Position Responsibilities * Learn and practice basic aseptic procedures as per training and SOP”s. * Assist with reading and reporting testing results using scientific instruments * Demonstrate reliability in attendance and punctuality * Learn and comply with SOP”s and associated documentation necessary to perform job functions * Learn and assist in the completion of documentation including process worksheets, timecards, log sheets * Train in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP”s), then demonstrate understanding and compliance * Clean areas, as applicable, according to specific SOP”s * Assist in maintaining adequate supplies in the production area * Demonstrate safe work habits and maintain a safe work environment. Understand and comply with safety SOP”s and procedures (Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) guidelines, Near Miss, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), biohazard training, Monthly Safety training, etc.) Incumbent may be required to handle hazardous waste. * Demonstrate the ability to perform mathematical calculations and metric conversions * Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills within and outside the department using verbal, written, and non-verbal skills * Become certified operator of electric material handling equipment (i.e. electric pallet jack, tank tugger, etc.), as applicable * Perform supplemental duties as assigned by supervision Education and ExperienceHigh School graduate or equivalent. Demonstrate basic mechanical skills. Demonstration of personal computer usage.One to two years of college and /or technical education. Six months prior packaging and/or manufacturing experience. Familiar with computer using window based applications Technical Skills and CompetenciesDemonstrate good communication skills. Read, interpret, and apply safety procedures, standard operating procedures, maintenance instructions, and departmental procedures. Communicate effectively with peers and Team Leader. Document steps accurately and legiblyAdd, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. Perform conversions within the metric system. Complete controlled documents and inventory calculations using basic mathUnderstand and apply instructions in written, oral, and/or diagram formats. Multitask. Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines, policies, and procedures.Demonstrates good listening skills. Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment. Expresses a positive attitude, Shows respect for co-workers. Physical Position RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by colleagues to successfully perform the principle duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principle dutiesManual dexterity using hands and fingers. Constant standing for extended periods. Frequent need to sit, kneel, crouch, and climb; reach with hands and arms. Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those colleagues encounter while performing the principle duties of this job. As designated, personnel protection equipment (PPE) must be utilized while on the jobHigh noise levels; frequent exposure to heavy items; ANSI 75 Safety shoes required; exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals; PPE as required; exposure to moving mechanical parts; ensure safety shields are always in place; Exposure to extreme temperature variations.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each principle job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position. Hours: 6:00pm to 6:30amApply for this job.