Laboratory Technician - Downstream Processing 3rd Shift / Sunday - Thursday (10:00PM - 6:30AM)
Zoetis

Lincoln, Nebraska


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:

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 Downstream Processing of active biological ingredients produced in Lincoln Nebraska. Candidate will be required to maintain a safe work environment as well demonstrate reliability in attendance. Will learn and understand filtration, concentration, centrifugation, and chromatography of bacterial antigens. 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.

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 downstream processing techniques such as centrifugation, concentration, sterile filtration, purification through chromatography and dispensing of bacterial antigens.

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

Minimum High school degree or equivalent.

Knowledge of PC using window-based applications

Grade level of position will depend on the experience and education level of successful candidate.

Technical Skills and Competencies Required

Learn and understand downstream processing techniques such as centrifugation, concentration, sterile filtration, purification through chromatography and dispensing of bacterial antigens.

Learn to operate, clean, and perform minor maintenance on equipment such as chromatography skids, centrifuges, and 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, climbing stairs 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 zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com 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 "@zoetis.com". 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.


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