Specialist Quality Operations
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.Quality Operations SpecialistPosition Responsibilities: * Supports quality of materials, manufacturing, and products in a GMP environment. * Evaluates analytical data and releases Zoetis bulk and finished products that conform to corporate, customer, and regulatory specifications. * Evaluates analytical data and releases supplier raw and packaging materials that conform to corporate, customer, and regulatory specifications. * Conducts and reviews deviation investigations related to the manufacturing, packaging, testing of product, sterility assurance, and all other GMP functions. Provides guidance and oversight in identifying root cause and preventative/corrective actions.
* Evaluates and approves changes to manufacturing and packaging equipment and processes, testing, IT systems and other GMP documents and programs. This includes change control that is internal to Kalamazoo, as well as regulatory or market-driven changes. * Evaluates material changes and approves new material qualifications. This includes change control that is internal to Kalamazoo, as well as regulatory or market-driven changes. * Participates in internal GMP audits and supports customer and regulatory audits. * Candidate is a member of the work team(s) for B156 or B248, and partners with operations and technical support on continuous improvement projects, floor support needs, and other efficiency improvements.Technical Skills Required: * Excellent organizational skills. * Good communication skills to deal with all levels of customers, both internal and external.
* Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail and accuracy. * Candidate must possess flexibility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities.Education & Experience: * Requires a Bachelor”s degree in science or related discipline. * Three to five years of QA/QC experience in a GMP pharmaceutical manufacturing environment are desired.