Instrument Technician I
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.The Instrument Technician 1 will troubleshoot and repair point of care blood analyzers and process instruments according to all applicable procedures and quality requirements. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: This job description reflects assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. * Follow detailed operating procedures to repair and test point of care blood analyzers. * Document repair activities as required by the Abaxis Repair System * Maintain productivity and adhere to all quality/ compliance requirements. * Operate safely within a biohazardous environment. * Perform troubleshooting at a system level. * Perform PCBA repairs to component level. * Perform system level testing using digital test equipment. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); an AA/AS Technical degree or equivalent Technical certificate desired. A minimum of two (2) years as a repair technician is required. TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Ability to read and understand assembly drawings and schematics. * Demonstrated understanding of electromechanical assembly/ disassembly. * Knowledge of digital test equipment * Computer proficiency with email, computer training; and Microsoft Office * Strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills, and excellent attention to detail * Ability to read and follow operating procedures. * Ability to work without supervision and with no instruction on routine work. * Commitment to follow established policies, practices, procedures. * Excellent written and oral communication skills (in English). Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, incumbent must be able to access all areas of the facility. May routinely lift 50 pounds, and will utilize certain Personal Protective Equipment, including but not limited to, hard hats, safety (“steel-toed”) shoes, eye protection, gloves, and/or protective clothing.Apply for this job.