Team Leader ABI Process Team
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.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.Position SummarySupervise personnel and operational needs within the area of responsibility to ensure production of efficacious, safe, and high quality products in a Lean manner, while maintaining a safe and accident free environment. Promote and achieve an environment of high colleague engagement, decision-making, and support/development. Provide leadership and clear/concise communication inside and outside of their area of responsibility.
Position ResponsibilitiesIn addition to the summary above, they will ensure all group functions meet Corporate, APHIS, GMP, and EU quality aseptic standards and are in compliance with departmental SOPs. Provide leadership and accountability to meet production schedules, and financial commitments. Ensure proper training for colleagues and facilities are operated in a safe, environmentally acceptable manner. Ensure objectives and goals are clearly understood by all department personnel. Investigate process excursions/deviations and production issues utilizing Right First Time (RFT) tools to ensure corrective actions are identified and implemented to eliminate the root cause of the problem. Initiate and implement ideas to improve production process reliability from the standpoint of quality, safety, and product cost. Assist in the planning and implementation of capital, personnel, and operating budgets. Assist with technical projects within areas of responsibility. Takes the manufacturing lead role in the coordination, document preparation, and introduction of new production processes as well as site to site transfers to Biological Manufacturing. Maintains state of the art competence on technological developments within area of responsibility and recommends equipment and/or process enhancements that will provide improved efficiencies, safety, and a competitive advantage. Level of the job will be determined by the successful candidate. Education and ExperienceBS in Biological sciences, MA/MS preferred. Preference given to applicants with relevant experience in biological production and/or aseptic manufacturing. Physical Position RequirementsExposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, noise, live steam, temperature fluctuations, biohazards, continuous standing and lifting to a maximum of 50 lbs.