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 MTS Scientist responsibility includes product development, process development and process improvement for the Zoetis Diagnostics product lines in their various platforms including ELISA, Lateral Flow. AGID and Rapid Agglutination Technologies. The position includes trouble shooting activities when required by the manufacturing facility. It also includes process improvements of existing products, validation of new processes and transfers of products from R&D and other existing sources. The position also gives support to the Manufacturing group when needed. Position ResponsibilitiesAct as one of the Technical authorities in the plant.- Design and perform experiments/studies to mitigate issues from Manufacturing processes.- Design and develop validation procedures including writing the documents, performing and implementing material, supplier, equipment and process validations.-Transfer products from R&D and other manufacturing sources. Transfer and adapt where necessary, manufacturing documents and processes to Zoetis GMS manufacturing capabilities and methodologies.- Provide technical and hands-on support to manufacturing when required- Identify, implement and report on improvements in manufacturing processes and products.- Perform Technical Studies as needed to support USDA license and licensing requirements, including International Registrations.- May train or supervise Associate Scientists Education and ExperienceMinimum of a B.S. degree in a biological science with 5-10 years relevant experience or equivalent. PhD/MS with at least 2 years of relevant experience. Experience with Developing and/or Manufacturing of diagnostic tests (ELISA and Lateral Flow) is highly desirable. Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects is essential.
Must be highly motivated and a good understanding of DOE”s and Troubleshooting methods. Physical Position RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 12 kilos. Specific vision abilities required by this job include no color blindness.