Formulation Operator – OSD (3rd 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.Formulation Operator – OSDThe Formulation Operator Assistant position performs assembly, preparation, and cleaning of manufacturing equipment and conducts manufacturing processes for animal health products in the Building 248 OSD formulation area. This is a position that requires high attention to detail, awareness of the sensitivities of working in a manufacturing environment, an engaged work ethic as part of a high performance team and communicating in a manner that is conducive to effective working relationships.
All work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards and regulatory requirements. This includes adhering to proper documentation practices and following instructions provided in standard operating procedures and batch records. Responsible for ensuring safety, environmental, and quality practices are adhered to in the formulation area; for monitoring the schedule; for communicating personnel, process, material, and equipment issues to Leadership. Required skills, education, and experience:High school diploma or general education degree (GED).Basic math and reading comprehension.Effective communication.Ability to follow detailed instructions.Strong mechanical abilities.Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and make minor repairs on packaging equipment.Mechanical reasoning skills that will be essential for troubleshooting.Strong knowledge of GMPs and production practices.Experience in Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement work environment; 5S, visual schedule, PDCA, M1, etc.Ability to train on area SOP”s/OJT”s- equipment, process, paperworkExperience in working with Tech Writer creating and maintaining training documentation Preferred experienceExperience in manufacturing Oral Solid Dose (OSD) i.e. Tablet productsCleaning, set up, and troubleshooting of equipment; Blending, Granulation, Tableting, and Coating.Knowledge of Windows based applications. Physical and Time requirementsRoutine lifting of 20-50 lbs.Prolonged periods of standing.Flexible hours and overtime may be required.