Production Operator- Deccox
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 RESPONSIBILITIES: * Interpret and follow all standard operating and cGMP procedures in the manufacture of bulk Medicated Feed Additives (MFAs). * Understand and operate production equipment, such as fermenters, evaporators, dryers and associated equipment. * Monitor the production equipment and process; take readings and maintain appropriate documentation. * Adhere to all safety procedures. * Partner with maintenance to maintain equipment and minimize downtime. Follow all Safety & Environmental procedures to insure proper set-up of equipment for maintenance. * Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve production issues. * Start-up and shutdown production equipment as needed. * Minimize possibility for product losses in the production process. * Perform minor disassembly and reassembly of equipment (e.g. pH/DO probes, baghouse changes, etc.). * Perform shift housekeeping and cleaning duties as assigned. * Prompt and excellent attendance and be available for necessary overtime and emergency call-ins as needed. * Assist with training of new operators. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: * High School Diploma or equivalent, with some college experience preferred. * Two (2) years of experience as a manufacturing process operator required, preferably working with chemical or batch type production, or equivalent. TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: * Able to read, write, and speak English proficiently. * Ability to accomplish multiple tasks, projects, and duties. * Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written. * Conscious of safety and quality regulations. * Ability to routinely lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. * Willingness to work all shifts.Apply for this job.