Production Technician – Entry level or Experienced
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 SummaryThe Production Technician 1 is an important member of the team that manufactures and provides animal diagnostics to veterinarians to promote the health and wellbeing of animals. He/she works on assignments of low to moderately complexity where judgment is required to identify problems and notify supervision. Receives general instruction on routine work and all new assignments in production and warehousing.Position ResponsibilitiesThe position of Production Tech 1 is an entry level role. Six months” or more of hands on experience in a manufacturing environment either in production or warehousing is preferred but not required. Applicants with significantly more experience and/or diagnostic manufacturing experience will be considered for a Production Tech II position. I. TIMELY MANUFACTURE OF PRODUCT
a. Will assist in preparing or setting up appropriate production areas for use prior to starting a job. b. Will assist others in filling and final packaging. c. Will assist others in warehousing activities d. Will assist others in pulling raw and semi-finished goods for production.
e. Responsible for documenting work on manufacturing documents.
f. Responsible for meeting daily scheduled job requirements and be available as to work overtime as necessary as identified by production/warehousing leadership. g. Learn to independently perform all of the tasks above in the first year of employment.
II. REGULATORY COMPLIANCEResponsible for accurate documentation of the manufacture of all product components and subcomponents. Comply with all safety procedures and all sections of the company Illness & Injury Prevention Program. III. HOUSEKEEPING a. Responsible for maintaining the production & warehousing areas in a clean and uncluttered condition. IV. ALL OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE SUPERVISOR or MANAGEREducation and ExperienceRequires a high school diploma or equivalent.Six months” or more of hands on experience in a manufacturing environment either in production or warehousing is preferred but not required. Applicants with significantly more experience and/or diagnostic manufacturing experience will be considered for a Production Tech II position.Technical Skills and Competencies RequirementsAble to read, write and speak English and communicate clearly, both orally and written.Physical Position Requirements a. Requires the ability to routinely lift and move items weighting up to 40 pounds. b. Must be able to place packages on various shelving levels up to seven feet high. c. The position will require frequent standing, sitting, and bending Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.