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.Responsibilities: * Exhibit conduct consistent with the Zoetis Mission, Vision, and Core Beliefs. * Perform duties in a safe manner. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations * Perform duties per standard operating procedures (SOPs). Ensure that required data is properly documented in a timely fashion per the current SOPs. * Duties include sample handling, transfer of samples to micro assay plates, and measuring and preparing of reagents. * Perform preparation of DNA for analysis (purification and PCR Reactions) following prescribed methods, SOPs and best practices, and delivery of dataReport deviations from SOPs, or unexpected results in a timely fashion. * Follow defined methods and SOPs to assist in processing of DNA samples for genotyping. * Routinely monitor laboratory procedures to ensure that all activities are performed per the current versions of the SOPs. * Ensure proper operation of laboratory equipment by calibrating, completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer”s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, and maintaining equipment inventories. * Maintain laboratory supply inventory by monitoring stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies, and notifying appropriate personnel. * Contribute to the continuous improvement process.
Qualifications: * High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor of Science degree is preferred * 0-3+ years of relevant experience; Genetics experience preferred * Proficient in pipette usage, centrifuge usage, sample handling, DNA extraction, and processing a variety of sample types * Familiarity with laboratory, safety, and sample handling procedures * Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) applications * Strong communication skills, time management skills, team orientation, and work ethic * Must be detail oriented and accurate