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(Archived) Logistics Specialist (Weekend Shift)

Last Updated: 7/21/21

Job Description

Zoetis, the global leader in animal health, is looking for an engaged and driven individual to join our logistics team. Zoetis has been leading animal health since its inception in 2012 and we pride ourselves on providing all manner of quality solutions for our customer’s animal health needs.

A Logistics Specialist performs general warehouse related tasks and responsibilities in a lean manufacturing environment. This includes receiving and returning materials to and from production, picking orders, and maintaining and shipping finished goods. This is a position that requires high attention to detail with regard to ensuring a quality product is delivered to our customers. This role operates in a fast-paced environment with a heavy focus on accuracy and customer requirements. This position requires use of SAP, Microsoft applications, and good organizational skills in order to maintain an orderly work environment. All activities are conducted within a safety-minded culture that strives for continuous improvement.

If you have an engaged work ethic and enjoy the challenge of maximizing quality and efficiency as part of a high performance team, this may be a great opportunity for you!


  • Ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety guidelines, as well as applicable regulatory standards, such as current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)
  • Maintain safe operation of sit down and stand up forklifts
  • Handle and transport hazardous materials based on DOT regulations and internal SOPs
  • Material movements and transactions in SAP
  • Load and unload trucks / containers and move materials using forklifts and transfer trucks
  • Place materials in storage locations
  • Pick, deliver, and return materials for production orders
  • Prepare materials for shipment
  • Train new operators or cross-train as required
  • Collaborate with internal customers and enabling groups (ex: Quality, EHS, etc.)
  • Perform self-audits and inspections
  • Participate on teams as required (ex: Safety Team, Kaizen Events, process improvement teams, etc.)
  • Work together as a team to maintain warehouse schedule and objectives

Required skills, education, and experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to obtain the following certifications as applicable: Forklift certification, Hazmat certification, DOT certification, Valid Driver’s License
  • Basic math, English communication skills, legible penmanship, and reading comprehension
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Basic use of Microsoft applications and general computer skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication and a positive outlook

Preferred candidate qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cGMP’s and production practices
  • Experience in SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Reliable transportation and good attendance/time management skills
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement work environment; 5S, visual schedule, PDCA, M1, etc.
  • Ability to train on area SOP’s/OJT’s- equipment, process, paperwork

Physical and Time requirements:

  • Routine lifting of 20-50 lbs.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting, standing, and/or walking
  • Ability to use warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.
  • Flexible hours and overtime, up to every other weekend, may be required
  • Manual dexterity and ability to keep up with pace of production standards
  • Work Environment: Colleague could be exposed to airborne particles, including cephalosporin. Must work near moving mechanical parts. Eye protection and other personal protective equipment are required. Colleague can be exposed to extreme cold and hot temperatures, inside and outside of the buildings.
  • SHIFT: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 7:00am-7:30pm

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.