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.SUMMARY: This position is responsible for performing duties associated with the production of feed additives in a regulated environment. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE * Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED). Some college experience or Production Operator coursework/certification preferred.
* Two (2) years of experience as a manufacturing process operator, preferably working with chemical or batch type production. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Strong attention to details and ability to multi-task * Ability to perform basic mathematics * Familiarity with computerized equipment such as a PC, DCS, PLCs * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills * Ability to communicate production issues. * Conscious of safety and quality regulations. * General knowledge of manufacturing process and equipment * Ability to interpret and follow Standard Operating Procedures * Ability to work in a self-directed, team environment * Forklift operator license desired JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Use PLC/DCS to monitor and operator process equipment. * Use and maintain benchtop pH meters. * Ensure availability of bulk raw materials.
* Routinely lift, load, and unload 50 lb. bags of materials. * Troubleshoot equipment problem, determine impact on process, and coordinate with mechanical discipline. Prepare equipment for repair work and coordinate repairs with maintenance group including LOTO. * Perform record keeping duties in accordance with FDA and company policies. * Troubleshoot and analyze program failures. * Maintain a clean work area * Follows all standard operating and cGMP procedures * Maintains accurate and appropriate documentation * Adheres to all safety procedures * Is available for necessary overtime and emergency call-ins as needed * Assists with training of new operators * Scheduling shift coverage including vacation and other absences * Housekeeping of assigned areas * Monitor and maintain supply of pallets and bulk bags. Package, label, and load final product into bulk bags; collects final sample; load product into truck.
* Perform shift housekeeping in work area. * Prepare media samples for use by QA/QC. * Troubleshoot equipment problem, determine impact on process, and coordinate with mechanical discipline. Prepare equipment for repair work and coordinate repairs with maintenance group. * Perform record keeping duties in accordance with FDA and company policies. * Sample product from blending equipment and analyze sample for particle size. * Monitor equipment for mechanical integrity and product release. * Take samples from process equipment and analyze for pH. * Operate water treatment system. * Take samples from waste streams.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee will be required to access all areas of the manufacturing facility and utilize certain Personal Protective Equipment, including but not limited to, hard hats, safety (“steel-toed”) shoes, eye protection, respirators, gloves, and protective clothing.