Supplier Quality Technician
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.Supplier Quality Technician
ROLE DESCRIPTION: Support the release of incoming Packaging Materials, through the inspection of these items against established acceptance criteria. The role is critical to the assessment of incoming goods, and has responsibility for a wide variety of items, including primary containers and closures (such as glass and plastic bottles, tubes, caps, and stoppers) and secondary components (such as labels, inserts, cartons, and shippers). This position requires a high degree of attention to detail, and the ability to correctly apply the standards of various site defect manuals and defect classifications to determine the suitability of goods, relative to their acceptance criteria. The position also requires occasional interaction with Warehouse and Receiving personnel to review shipping conditions, material damage, and receiving documentation, as part of the assessment of material quality. The role also requires the use of some analytical techniques, such as IR spectroscopy and the use of laboratory ovens.QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree preferred, but not required with excellent math skills, demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy, and experience with computerized systems, such as LIMS, SAP, and inspection systems. Must possess good written and oral communication skills to work with all levels, as both service providers and customers, in circumstances of changing priority. Must be able to follow written and verbal directions, and properly handling confidential company documents. Must be able to work well within a team of peers to meet customer needs through the independent execution of material inspection work. Must have 20-20 corrected vision and pass color distinction test.Knowledge of GMP requirements, Record Retention process, and Standard Operating Procedures preferred. Must be self-motivated with limited immediate direction, and willing to learn new and changing responsibilities. Candidate must possess flexibility to respond to changing conditions and priorities.NOTE: Candidate must not be cephalosporin/penicillin sensitive.