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Sterilization Technician – Tank Operations 1st Shift 6:30 am – 3:00pm (M-F) (Open)


Last Updated: 10/19/21

Job Description

1st Shift (6:30am – 3:00pm)

Position Summary

Perform Tank Sterilization functions in ABI manufacturing. Using cGMP techniques, clean, assemble, and sterilize portable tanks and associated equipment. This position will support Media Prep, Bacterial, and Viral production. Colleague must demonstrate good housekeeping practices. Assist with clean in place (CIP) and steam in place (SIP) operation as directed. Fill out process specific documents accurately and completely. Follow Standard Operating Procedures. Train and apply cGMP to assigned work. Read and follow MSDS guidelines.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work in a safe, clean and organized manner
  • Use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including respirators
  • Process and clean portable tanks and associated equipment
  • Sterilize portable tanks for use
  • Learn and comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Use all types of communication (i.e. verbal, phone, e-mail) in dealing with customers, peers, and Team Leader while maintaining a positive and professional attitude as required in the daily operation of the department.
  • Respond to requests from customers for supplies and information in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Demonstrate reliability in attendance and punctuality.
  • Complete concise, accurate, and timely documentation

Education and Experience

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent
  • General understanding of microbiology and cGMP preferred

Technical Skills and Competencies

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic Microsoft application and computer skills
  • Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Add, Subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Demonstrates good listening skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment
  • Expresses a positive attitude
  • Shows respect for co-workers
  • Working knowledge of metric system

Physical Position Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. routinely
  • Manual dexterity using hands and fingers
  • Constant standing for extended periods of time
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Frequent need to sit, kneel, crouch and climb
  • Exposure to temperature variation, disagreeable odors, caustic/hazardous chemicals, noise

Full time



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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.