Zoetis is the world's largest Manufacturer and Supplier of Animal Pharmaceuticals.
At Zoetis in Lincoln, NE, we manufacture high quality medicines for dogs, cats, and livestock. Our plant has been recognized as one of the Nebraska's Safest Companies, with a long-standing presence in Lincoln and we continue to grow.
$500 Sign on Bonus
Great Health Benefits from day 1!
4 weeks accrued paid vacation and 13 paid holidays
401(k) match with company profit sharing
Assist with aseptic filling, lyophilization and capping procedures
Monitor processes and report unusual circumstances and events
Assist with mechanical set up procedures in an aseptic environment
Use of scale, pipettes, calculators, and other scientific measuring devices to establish and verify fill volumes, check specific gravity, etc.
Perform routine environmental monitoring
Learn and apply USDA and APHIS requirements to assembly operations
Document processes accurately and completely in accordance with SOPs and GMPs
Handle movement of sterile equipment using practices designed to achieve and ensure equipment sterility
Learn and demonstrate understanding of basic sterilization principles and aseptic technique
Understand and use fill schedule to meet customer's requirements
Basic knowledge and use of inventory management system
Basic understanding of RFT Methodologies
Assist with operation of CIP/SIP systems, as applicable
Basic understanding of the SCADA/EWI system as applicable
Assist with Lab Cleaning practices
Identify and communicate work order issues
Operate fill suites independently
Utilize Micromax/SCADA system for lyophilizers
Operate capping equipment independently
Independently perform mechanical set up procedures in an aseptic environment
Assist in updating of batch records, SOPs and JTC's
Participate in cross training within manufacturing
Participate in special project teams (i.e., Safety, RFT, Kaizen events)
Perform basic repairs, maintenance, disassembly, and reassembly of major equipment
Ability to identify quality issues
Education and Experience
High School graduate or equivalent
Demonstrate basic mechanical skills
Demonstration of personal computer usage
Technical Skills and Competencies Required
Language Skills Demonstrate good communication skills • Read, interpret, and apply safety procedures, standard operating procedures, maintenance instructions, and departmental procedures • Communicate effectively with peers and Team Leader • Document steps accurately and legibly
Mathematical Skills • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure • Perform conversions within the metric system • Complete controlled documents and inventory calculations using basic math • Ability to set up and use basic weight devices in standard and metric format
• Understand and apply instructions in written, oral, and/or diagram formats
• Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines, policies, and procedures
• Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
• Demonstrates good listening skills
• Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment
• Expresses a positive attitude
• Shows respect for co-workers
Physical Position Requirements
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS: THE PHYSICAL DEMANDS DESCRIBED HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THOSE THAT MUST BE MET BY AN EMPLOYEE TO SUCCESSFULLY PERFORM THE PRINCIPLE DUTIES OF THIS JOB. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE PRINCIPLE DUTIES. • Manual dexterity using hands and fingers • Constant standing for extended periods • Frequent need to sit, kneel, crouch, and climb; reach with hands and arms • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds • Ability to work flexible hours including work weekend, holiday, and overtime
WORK ENVIRONMENT THE WORK ENVIRONMENT CHARACTERISTICS DESCRIBED HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THOSE AN EMPLOYEE ENCOUNTERS WHILE PERFORMING PRINCIPLE DUTIES OF THIS JOB. NOTED PERSONNEL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT (PPE) MUST BE UTILIZED WHILE ON THE JOB. • High noise levels Hearing Protection as required • Frequent exposure to heavy items ANSI 75 Safety shoes required • Exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals PPE as required • Exposure to moving mechanical parts Ensure safety shields are always in place • Exposure to extreme temperature variations PPE as required
Any unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.
Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.
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. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at email@example.com to request an accommodation. 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.