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 SummaryUnder minimal supervision, demonstrate leadership skills, show expertise in performing routine microbiological laboratory procedures using aseptic technique, in compliance with specifications in Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Test Procedures used to support testing and release of product. Position Responsibilities*Perform complex routine laboratory testing independently*Interact with interdepartmental customers such as Manufacturing, Central Services and Quality Assurance*Perform laboratory testing associated with projects*Perform trouble shooting and problem solving for routine tests and processes*Demonstrate leadership and participate in laboratory responsibilities and processes*Perform training as needed*Assist supervisor with daily decisions using data, good judgment and experience*Work with Maintenance and Engineering to improve equipment operation*Able to proceduralize processes using standard work concepts Education and ExperienceRequired:High School diploma or GEDOne to two years” relevant experience with relevant science based college courses.Preferred:Bachelor”s degree in biological sciences/chemistry Experience applying advanced Microbiological methodology Six to eight years of relevant experience or relevant science courses Working knowledge of Biological Control Laboratories/Chemistry Control Laboratories Technical Skills and Competencies*Complete calculations using basic math*Understand metric system and basic statistics*Ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables*Ability to make logical decisions concerning team and department issues*Ability to make laboratory decisions in absence of supervision*Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines Physical Position Requirements*This job entails sitting or standing at a laboratory bench or desk. *The majority of the work is completed during normal business hours; however some projects and timelines may require weekend and off shift workApply for this job.