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Zoetis, Inc. Formulation Coordinator 1st and in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Zoetis, the global leader in animal health, is looking for an engaged and driven individual to join our formulation 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. The Formulation Coordinator is responsible for leading all daily floor activities by organizing and assigning day to day work responsiblities of the production team to meet the production schedule. Also responsible for communicating production issues to leadership, generating, processing, and reviewing production records / logs and Standard Operating Procedures. The Formulation Coordinator is also responsible for performing production related administrative functions in addition to quality / safety related investigations and required documentation. Responsibilites must be performed in compliance with all safety policies and adherence to SOPs, GMPs, and Zoetis Core Beliefs. The Coordinator oversees the team of Formulation Specialists that perform the assembly, preparation, and cleaning of manufacturing equipment, but must also be able to perform Formulation Specialist duties when needed. This requires high attention to detail, awareness of the sensitivities of working in a manufacturing environment, an engaged work ethic as part of a high-performance team, and communicating in a manner that is conducive to effective working relationships. The Formulation Coordinator position requires the use of SAP, Microsoft applications, other database and computer systems. All activities are conducted within a safety-minded culture that strives for continuous improvement. All work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards and regulatory requirements in a lean manufacturing environment. This includes adhering to proper documentation practices and following instructions provided in standard operating procedures and batch records. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Supervision of Formulation Specialists * Maintain timekeeping system, address vacation requests, and establish appropriate crewing needs * Address immediate shift personnel concerns, HR needs, and handle basic performance management * Development and coaching of Formulation Specialists * Lead Method 1 investigations related to human performance deviations, partner with Team Leader on other deviations, and provide rudimentary back-up support to Team Leader for investigations * Lead Tier meetings, monitor or oversee line performance, and apply Lean Principles to work environment * Ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with applicable batch records, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety guidelines, as well as applicable regulatory standards, such as current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) * Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and make minor repairs on formulation equipment 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 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 quali