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Virus Production Team Leader – ABI Process Team


Last Updated: 1/23/22

Job Description

Position Summary

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 the family. Does supervising a safe and fast paced manufacturing area in an exceptionally clean facility, using high tech products sounds 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:

  • 3 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 people-focused leader, to lead one of our Viral manufacturing processing areas.

  • Lead: recruit, lead, coach and retain a high performing operations team (~ 13 - 15 direct reports). As the leader you will set the tone for the area to maintain an effective and engaged manufacturing group.
  • Own: you will effectively manage the day-to-day operations, ensuring all processes run safely, smoothly and efficiently. Investigate process excursions/deviations and production issues utilizing six sigma tools to ensure corrective actions are identified and implemented to eliminate the root cause of the problem.
  • Strategize: design reporting standards for operational metrics and process KPIs to drive operation efficiencies and employee experiences.
  • Customer focus: work cross-functionally with multiple teams to ensure your area delivers the highest quality of viral antigens and provide your team with the tools, resources and support needed to achieve their goals.
  • Growth: Assist with technical projects within area 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. 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.

Education and Experience

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Willingness to learn day to day
  • Ability to teach someone something new each day

Even Better if you have:

  • BS in Biological sciences or related field
  • Relevant experience in Biological manufacturing and/or aseptic manufacturing

Physical Position Requirements

Exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, noise, live steam, temperature fluctuations and biohazards: All of which Zoetis makes as safe as possible for the colleagues.

In addition, prolonged sitting, continuous standing and lifting to a maximum of 50 lbs.

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.