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3rd Shift Laboratory Technician – Fermentation Sun-Thu 10pm-6.30am

Zoetis

Last Updated: 5/11/22

Job Description

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.

Benefits Include:

$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

Tuition reimbursement

Position Summary

Candidate will perform all tasks in regard to the Fermentation of active biological ingredients produced in Lincoln Nebraska.Colleague will learn and understand basic microbiological techniques associated with the Fermentation process. Colleague will comply with standard operating procedures and all regulatory documents.Demonstrate good communication skills using verbal, non-verbal and written skills.Utilize mechanical skills to maintain equipment and identify mechanical problems.Maintain a safe work environment as well as demonstrate reliability in attendance.

Position Responsibilities

Demonstrate safe work habits and maintain a safe work environment. Understand and comply with safety SOPs and procedures (Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) guidelines, Near Miss, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), biohazard training, Monthly Safety training, etc.).

Demonstrate reliability in attendance and punctuality.

Learn and understand basic microbiological techniques to prepare and maintain cultures, including inoculating, inactivating, harvesting and dispensing product as applicable to bacterial antigen production.

Learn and comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and associated documentation necessary to perform job functions.

Train in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), then demonstrate understanding and compliance.

Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills within and outside the department using verbal, written, and non-verbal skills.

Demonstrate the ability to perform mathematical calculations and metric conversions.

Learn and assist in the completion of documentation including process worksheets and log sheets.

Learn to operate, clean, and perform minor maintenance on equipment such as fermentors, seed isolators, centrifuges, filtration units.

Assist with reading and reporting testing results using scientific instruments.

Use mechanical skills to identify mechanical problems and maintain equipment.

Clean areas, as applicable, according to specific SOPs.

Obtain license and operate mobile powered material handling equipment (i.e., forklift, tank tugs, etc.).

Perform supplemental duties as assigned by supervision.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Basic mechanical skills.

Knowledge of Personal Computers using window-based applications.

Technical Skills and Competencies Required

Learn and understand basic microbiological techniques to prepare and maintain cultures, including inoculating, inactivating, harvesting and dispensing product as applicable to bacterial antigen production.

Learn to operate, clean, and perform minor maintenance on equipment such as fermentors, seed isolators, centrifuges, filtration units.

Use mechanical skills to identify mechanical problems and maintain equipment.

Assist with reading and reporting testing results using scientific instruments.

Demonstrate reliability in attendance and punctuality.

Learn and comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and associated documentation necessary to perform job functions.

Learn and assist in the completion of documentation including process worksheets, timecards, and log sheets.

Train in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), then demonstrate understanding and compliance.

Clean areas, as applicable, according to specific SOPs.

Demonstrate safe work habits and maintain a safe work environment. Understand and comply with safety SOPs and procedures (Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) guidelines, Near Miss, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), biohazard training, Monthly Safety training, etc.).

Demonstrate the ability to perform mathematical calculations and metric conversions.

Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills within and outside the department using verbal, written, and non-verbal skills.

Obtain license and operate mobile powered material handling equipment (i.e., forklift, tank tugs, etc.).

Perform supplemental duties as assigned by supervision.

Physical Position Requirements

Exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, noise, live steam, temperature fluctuations, biohazards, continuous standing and lifting to a maximum of 50 lbs. Weekend and holiday work may be required.

Full time

Regular

Colleague

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 www.Zoetis.com/careers 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.