Logistics Technician (1st 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.A successful Logistics Receiving Technician will be a self-motivated individual who works well in a team environment. A Logistics Receiving Technician will perform a variety of tasks including: * Maintain SOPs and job aids for the receiving, RIDS and cycle counting processes * Train new operators on the receiving and cycle counting processes * Perform RIDs in timely manner * Track and complete cycle counting throughout the year to ensure completion on time * Active working Operator to load and unload trucks/Containers * Crosstrain to support other technicians when absent * Crosstrain on multiple roles in the Warehouse to be able to support other areas when needed * Move materials using forklifts and transfer trucks * Perform transactions in the inventory tracking system * Document activities as required * Interact with internal customers and enabling groups (ex: Quality, EHS, etc.) * Perform self-audits and inspections * Participate on teams as required (ex: Safety Team, SNAP Events, process improvement teams, etc.) * Comply with all Standard Operating Procedures, internal/external regulations, safety guidelines and GMPs Additional Duties and Responsibilities: * Functional/Technical Knowledge: Demonstrate basic Warehousing knowledge * Problem Solving and Innovative: Develop solutions to routine problems following established Zoetis policies and procedures. Involvement in team efforts to solve more complex or cross-functional problems. * Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence: Follows directions with limited supervision of work. Understands what needs to be done and will complete work without direction. * Impact and Organization Contribution: Contributes to the completion of routine tasks. Leverages operational knowledge to provide input to process improvements and facility changes. Active participation in promoting a positive culture and environment. * Teamwork/Influence: Contacts include immediate work group, internal/external customers and enabling groups. Ability to lead day to day functions of the receiving team in the absence of the Warehouse Team Leader. Education and Experience: * Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) plus 2+ years in warehousing environment * Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: Ability to obtain the following certifications as applicable: Fork-Lift certification (Stand-up and sit-down), Valid Driver”s License * Language Skills: Effective written and oral communication skills * Computer Skills: Microsoft Applications and experience with MRP or related systems * Physical Demands: Ability to lift up to 50lbs, Repetition of activities, Stair climbing and extended standing and/or walking, Frequent time around equipment with moving parts, Ability to use warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc. * Work Environment: Colleague is exposed to airborne particles, and cephalosporin. Must work near moving mechanical parts. Eye protection and other personal protective equipment are required. Colleague can be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures, inside and outside of the buildings. Outside activities are required.Apply for this job.