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 RESPONSIBILITIES: * Performs routine tests and experiments following compendial or standard procedures * Data maintenance and record keeping are in accord with GMP and SOPs * Recognizes and investigates deviations * Reports deviations to appropriate personnel * May be assigned to projects dealing with special samples needing method modifications such as extraction/dilution changes or standard addition, but always with close supervision. * Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, balances, spectrophotometers, chromatographs and other laboratory equipment. * Maintains Standard Operating Procedures dealing with their work area. * Records tests results on standardized forms and prepares reports describing procedures used. Prepares charts and graphs to assist in evaluation and interpretation of data. * Maintains a safe and clean working area, and assists others in same. * Ability to Summarize and present experimental data when necessary * Ability to communicate with-in department. May contact vendors and/or external customers for administrative and technical information.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School degree or equivalent with approximately 3 to 5 years lab experience; or B.S. degree in a related scientific field.
TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: * Excellent attention to detail. * Ability to use and perform HPLC, AA, UV and other instrumental techniques. * Ability to work weekends. * PC literate with the following applications: MS Excel, Word, Access
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and depth perception.