Packaging Technician Assistant (3rd Shift)
The Packaging Technician Assistant (PTA) provides Leadership and technical advice on all process equipment and operational issues. This includes efficient process flow, documentation, line set-up, run, coordinating routine activities, and order completion.
Monitors, evaluates, and revises operational activities/processes to maximize safety, quality and operational efficiency. The PTA will accomplish this through coordinating and participating in safety checks and facility walk-throughs. Improvement opportunities will be investigated, documented, communicated and followed-up on daily with supervision and through face-to-face hand-offs with the next shift. Troubleshoots by identifying and differentiating between equipment, process and control system issues. The PTA will assist in QAR, component supplier quality deviation investigations by the immediate notification of Supervision and technical support and documenting the initial assessment/investigation and way forward. Work is performed in strict compliance with packaging standards and all regulatory requirements. Batch records, line logs, maintenance logs, cleaning and clearance logs, in-process forms, etc, are reviewed and approved as the work is completed. The PTA will ensure that correct documentation is available. Best practices, proper entries and corrections, and adherence to SOP will be modeled and reinforced by the PTA. Demonstrates skills in planning, integrating, managing and/or coordinating similar/related teams, and work processes to accomplish business goals. The PTA will coordinate run-throughs (uninterrupted flow of the packaging process) by communicating with applicable personnel. Run-throughs may be necessary as work load requires. Demonstrates skills in communicating effectively; facilitating trust and understanding; and developing, influencing and managing work, colleague and customer relationships. The PTA will encourage open discussion and debate through consistent and timely communication with enabling groups (i.e., Formulation, Maintenance, Technical Support, Qualified Utilities, Quality Operations, etc.). Training in both one-on-one and group settings will also be expected. Monitors, evaluates, and revises operational activities/processes to maximize safety, quality and operational efficiency. The PTA will accomplish this by establishing, communicating and tracking daily production goals, effectively utilizing personnel throughout the entire shift and monitoring tardiness to the line.
* Exhibit strong Leadership behaviors:* Consistently demonstrates * The PTA must do his/her part to enhance the effectiveness of the Packaging team as
a whole. * Communicates openly and honestly – consistently treat others with respect and dignity.* Create an environment where colleagues feel valued, promote open discussion and
debate without limiting the involvement of others.* Encourage contribution – hold colleagues accountable for their actions to promote what”s “best
for the business”* Accept criticism – develop the skills to listen to negative feedback without being defensive.* Skillfully manage meetings – Be able to state your own position without limiting others
contributions.* Belief that everyone”s perspective is important for the right answer.* Encourage contribution, participation and new ideas* Reinforce positive interaction amongst colleagues and other shifts.* Anticipate change – a structure that will best utilize time and resources.* Seek better practices – always be on the lookout for what is important for ongoing success.* Recognize everyone can make a difference if given the chance to contribute.* Realize that improvement is a continuous process. QUALIFICATIONS: * High school graduate or equivalent; prefer 2 years Packaging Tech experience or 4 years Pharmaceutical Packaging related experience. * Math and reading skills required for SOP, GMP and Batch Record comprehension.
* Ability to contribute to department success in a team environment and perform tasks at a productive level under demanding conditions is mandatory.
* Must be self-motivated and willing to learn new and changing responsibilities.
* Requires a demonstrated ability to independently direct daily activities to meet production schedule. * Must be able to work Overtime on daily and weekend basis as needed. * Must comply fully with all safety and regulatory requirements.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.