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Zoetis, Inc. Formulation Specialist 2nd and in Kalamazoo, Michigan

FORMULATION SPECIALIST- ORAL SOLID DOSE (OSD) VALUE STREAM 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 Specialist performs the assembly, preparation, and cleaning of manufacturing equipment and conducts manufacturing processes for animal health products in the formulation area. This is a position that 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. This position requires use of 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. 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. Large plant expansion is underway and seeking candidates to spend first year supporting equipment installation activities including but not limited to; installation and operational qualification, placebo testing, new product equipment trials, scale up activities and process qualification. These positions will also be training on existing OSD equipment and process as time permits. 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! RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 Assembly, disassembly, and proper cleaning of formulation equipment and work areas Ability to work with hazardous materials in a controlled manner by following proper gowning procedures, all SOPs, and safety guidelines Follow specific and detailed recipe instructions, requiring right first time measuring and mixing of ingredients to create finished products Monitor, evaluate and adjust processes or equipment to maximize quality and efficiency Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all tasks completed Effectively communicate with support personnel and leadership Work together as a team to maintain projectroduction schedule and objectives REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE: 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