Packaging Technician – OSD (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.Packaging Technician – OSDA PWork as part of a team operating pharmaceutical packaging lines. Operate packaging equipment and other related tasks. Maintain accurate and concurrent documentation of all tasks completed. Maintain a positive attitude and be able to work well with others in a team environment. Demonstrate good attendance.A AAackaging Technician works as part of a team in a fast paced, highly automated, oral solid dose (OSD) tablet packaging environment. The individual(s) selected will have attention to detail, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and the ability work well with others in a team environment. Job Requirements * Ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with applicable batch records, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety guidelines, as well as applicable regulatory standards, such as current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
* Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and make minor repairs on packaging equipment.
* Monitor, evaluate and adjust processes or equipment to maximize quality and efficiency.
* Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all tasks completed.Education and Experience * High school diploma or general education degree (GED). * Language skills – able to read and understand procedures. * Math skills – ability to apply general math skills. * Ability to follow detailed instructions. * Effective interpersonal communication. * Mechanical reasoning skills that will be essential for troubleshooting. * Strong mechanical skills and experience in the use of various hand tools. * Knowledge of GMPs and production practices. * Meet the physical requirements of the job. * Experience in Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement work environment; 5S, visual schedule, PDCA, M1, etc. * Ability to train on area SOP”s/OJT”s- equipment, process, paperwork * Experience in working with Tech Writer creating and maintaining training documentationPreferred candidate qualifications * Technical school certificate or associates degree in a technical field. * Oral Solid Dose packaging equipment experience specific to bottling, cartoning, and thermoformed blisters. * Knowledge of Windows based applications.Physical and Time requirements * Routine lifting of 20-50 lbs. * Prolonged periods of standing. * Flexible hours and overtime may be required.