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Job Description

Job Description:

The MTS Scientist responsibility includes product development, process development and process improvement for the Zoetis Diagnostics product lines in their various platforms including ELISA, Lateral Flow. AGID and Rapid Agglutination Technologies. The position includes trouble shooting activities when required by the manufacturing facility. It also includes process improvements of existing products, validation of new processes and transfers of products from R&D and other existing sources. The position also gives support to the Manufacturing group when needed.

Essential functions or specific responsibilities: (What, why, how, percent of time, the planning and analysis required, special assignments, types of decisions, and level of judgment.)

- Act as one of the Technical authorities in the plant.

- Design and perform experiments/studies to mitigate issues from Manufacturing processes.

- Design and develop validation procedures including writing the documents, performing and implementing material, supplier, equipment and process validations.

-Transfer products from R&D and other manufacturing sources. Transfer and adapt where necessary, manufacturing documents and processes to Zoetis GMS manufacturing capabilities and methodologies.

- Provide technical and hands-on support to manufacturing when required

- Identify, implement and report on improvements in manufacturing processes and products.

- Perform Technical Studies as needed to support USDA license and licensing requirements, including International Registrations.

- Performed necessary tasks when required as determined by the MTS Sr. Manager.

- May train or supervise Associate Scientists

Education and specialized / technical knowledge and skills. (Minimum education, skills and knowledge required.)

Minimum of a B.S. degree in a biological science with 5-10 years relevant experience or equivalent. PhD/MS with at least 2 years of relevant experience. Experience with Developing and/or Manufacturing of diagnostic tests (ELISA and Lateral Flow) is highly desirable. Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects is essential.

Must be highly motivated and a good understanding of DOE’s and Troubleshooting methods.

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.