Quality Scientist I
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.This Quality Scientist I position is responsible for executing department specific tasks in accordance with all applicable cGMPs and compliant with Corporate/site procedures, regulations and policies. The Quality Scientist I role completes daily testing of samples received from production. The role works to complete tests in a timely manner to meet the established testing time.
* Testing of samples from manufacturing to ensure Quality and compliance according to all applicable assays utilizing good aseptic practices. * Maintain testing schedules and reagent supply * Clean and maintain lab equipment, instrumentation and facilities * Provide basic input for laboratory investigations (LIR) * Provide basic project support * Properly navigate the QC software packages used during routine work * Complete pipette work and understand the proper use of pipettes * Preparation of media and reagents * Responsible for monitoring of lab equipment * Follow all safety practices * Basic problem solving skills and demonstrate trouble shooting ability.
* Maintain appropriate departmental cGMP documentation. * Execute all written procedures. * Effectively work in a team environment and communicate with multiple departments
Education and Experience:BA/BS in Science Related Field OR AA plus one year experience. * General knowledge of the following software programs: Word, Excel, and Powerpoint * Strong attention to detail, ability to work well independently and as a part of a team, and to work effectively with people at all levels within the organization. * Gain Profiency in 50% of the testing in a specified area. * Able to follow detailed instructions with coaching * Knowledge of Basic GLP requirements. * Basic Problem solving skills and should demonstrate basic troubleshooting ability * Lifting of materials ~20lbs