Aseptic Technician – 2nd Shift
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 SummaryAssist with aseptic filling, lyophilization and capping procedures* Monitor processes and report unusual circumstances and events* Assist with mechanical set up procedures in an aseptic environment* Use of scale, pipettes, calculators and other scientific measuring devices to establish andverify fill volumes, check specific gravity, etc.* Perform routine environmental monitoring* Learn and apply USDA and APHIS requirements to assembly operations* Document processes accurately and completely in accordance with SOPs and GMPs Position ResponsibilitiesHandle movement of sterile equipment using practices designed to achieve and ensureequipment sterility* Learn and demonstrate understanding of basic sterilization principles and aseptictechnique* Understand and use fill schedule to meet customer”s requirements* Basic knowledge and use of inventory management system* Basic understanding of RFT Methodologies* Assist with operation of CIP/SIP systems, as applicable* Basic understanding of the SCADA/EWI system as applicable* Assist with Lab Cleaning practices* Identify and communicate work order issues* Operate fill suites independentlyUtilize Micromax/SCADA system for lyophilizers* Operate capping equipment independently* Independently perform mechanical set up procedures in an aseptic environment* Assist in updating of batch records, SOPs and JTC”s* Participate in cross training within manufacturing* Participate in special project teams (i.e. Safety, RFT, Kaizen events)* Perform basic repairs, maintenance, disassembly and reassembly of major equipment* Ability to identify quality issues Education and ExperienceEducation and Experience * High School graduate or equivalent* Demonstrate basic mechanical skills* Demonstration of personal computer usage Technical Skills and CompetenciesLanguage Skills * Demonstrate 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 legibly Mathematical Skills * Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure* Perform conversions within the metric system* Complete controlled documents and inventory calculations using basic math* Ability to set up and use basic weight devices in standard and metric format Reasoning Ability* Understand and apply instructions in written, oral, and/or diagram formats* Multitask* Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines, policies, andprocedures* Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing PracticesInterpersonal Skills* Demonstrates good listening skills* Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment* Expresses a positive attitude* Shows respect for co-workers Physical Position RequirementsPHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS: THE PHYSICAL DEMANDS DESCRIBED HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THOSE THAT MUST BE MET BY AN EMPLOYEE TO SUCCESSFULLY PERFORM THE PRINCIPLE DUTIES OF THIS JOB. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE PRINCIPLE DUTIES.* Manual 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* Ability to work flexible hours including work weekend, holiday, and overtime WORK ENVIRONMENT THE WORK ENVIRONMENT CHARACTERISTICS DESCRIBED HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVEApply for this job.