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(Archived) Automation Engineer – 1st shift

Last Updated: 1/12/22

Job Description

Zoetis is the world’s largest Manufacturer and Supplier of Animal Pharmaceuticals.

Looking for your chance to work for the #1 Animal Health company in the world? Zoetis is looking for the next amazing colleague to join our family. Does working in a safe and fast-paced manufacturing environment in an exceptionally clean facility, using high tech products sound like your dream job? Our Lincoln facility has received the prestigious Star Safety Award through the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program which sets us apart from other manufacturing businesses in the Lincoln area.

Benefits Include:

  • 4 weeks paid vacation on Day 1 and 13 paid holidays
  • 401 K match with company profit sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Great health benefits

Position Responsibilities

Looking for a detail-focused Engineer who takes pride in a job well-done…

  • Own: We’re not an army…you’ll have a chance to learn and take individual responsibility for your processes. Our team supports Allen-Bradley, Andover Continuum, Emerson Delta V, GE Proficy, Honeywell Experion and Micromax, and Rockwell. Your background and skillset will allow you to grow into an expert; and to be treated and respected as one. Build knowledge and collaborate with fellow highly motivated experts. As a subject-matter expert, you will help make decisions about equipment, scheduling and improvements that ultimately help all of us succeed.

  • Strategize: Plan and support Capital expansion. Our site has re-invested 100’s of millions of dollars over the past decade. We’re growing and you’ll grow with us.

  • Customer focus: Work cross-functionally with multiple teams to diagnose and correct issues as they arise.

  • Growth: Develop additional skills…grow yourself with exposure to new platforms and new requirements. We’re CFR21-Part 11, ISPE cGAMP and Zoetis Validation compliant. Learn new technologies as our rapidly growing site continues to expand to support the world’s needs.

Education and Experience

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience with Process Engineering controls, PLC’s, installing and maintaining computer and network systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Installing, maintaining, repairing, and administrating computer systems.
  • Computer programming language (example VB.NET and Python)
  • Basic Networking understanding.

Even Better if you have:

  • Experience in Active Biological Ingredient, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, or Drug Product manufacturing.

Technical Skills and Competencies Required

If you know what Siemens, Allen Bradley or CLICK all have in common then you’ve already got some of the experiences that we’re looking for. If not, fear not…we’d love to teach you if you love to learn.

Physical Position Requirements

Our team works in a variety of conditions from laboratories to farm operations…but everyone needs to:

SAFELY work in an industrial environment,

Be able to keyboard for extended periods of time…sitting, standing, your choice,

Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs…never more,

Occasionally work in areas that may be hot, cold, stinky, noisy, ultra-clean, or require additional PPE. May be exposed to temperature variations, prolonged standing, or walking,

Valid drivers’ license may be required.

Full time



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 [Register to View] 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 site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] 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.

Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.