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Team Leader - mAb Process Team 2nd shift

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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 holidays401(k) match with company profit sharingTuition reimbursementStudent Loan Repayment ProgramPosition SummaryLead a team of biomanufacturing operators for the production of monoclonal antibodies (mAb) ensuring the GMP standards are followed. Develop, train, and grow a talented team of operators by teaching the "why" of the process. Assist with scheduling batches, batch records review, troubleshooting technical challenges, and batch release. Shift hours: 2nd shift 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Monday - Friday. Holiday and weekend work may be required. Position ResponsibilitiesLooking for a people-focused leader to lead the 2nd shift team in the monoclonal antibody manufacturing processing area.

  • Recruit, lead, coach, and retain a high performing operations team (-10 direct reports). As a leader, you will set the tone for the area to maintain an effective and engaged manufacturing group following GMP requirements.
  • Train and supervise on-the-floor operations of commercial monoclonal antibody manufacturing under GMP.
  • Effectively manage the day-to-day operations by assisting with production and resource schedule against operational plan.
  • Design reporting standards for operational metrics and process KPIs to drive operation efficiencies and employee experiences.
  • Investigate process excursions/deviations and production issues utilizing six sigma tools to ensure corrective actions are identified and implemented to eliminate the root cause of the problem.
  • Support initiation and closure of deviations within the defined timeline, and CAPA implementation.
  • Review of completed manufacturing documentation per compliance standards and established timelines.
  • Draft SOPs, batch records, validation protocols and reports for equipment and procedures needed for the process.
  • Work cross-functionally with multiple teams to ensure your area delivers the highest quality products and provide your team with the tools, resources and support needed to achieve their goals.
  • Assist with multi-functional technical projects within area of responsibility.
  • Efficiently communicate relevant information with other shift Team Leaders and manufacturing teams.Education and Experience
    • Degree in Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, or in any relevant disciplines is required
    • Expectation of minimal relevant experience requirement: Associate +10 - 15 years, Bachelor + 5 - 7 years, Master + 3 - 5 years
    • Management experience: minimal 1 yearTechnical Skills and Competencies RequiredThe Ideal candidate would possess:
      • Experience with working in a GMP environment.
      • Relevant experience in Monoclonal Antibody manufacturing and/or aseptic manufacturing.
      • Ability to engage with others, collaborate, and lead high performing operation team.
      • Enthusiastic to teach someone something new every day
      • Excellent communication (written and oral) with attention to detail.
      • Self-starter, able to prioritize work on multiple concurrent projects and work efficiently with minimal guidance.
      • Strong computer, scientific, and organization skills.
      • Demonstrated record of working in a team environmentPhysical Position RequirementsExposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, noise, live steam, temperature fluctuations and biohazards: All of which Zoetis makes as safe as possible for the colleagues. The colleague may be required to work greater than 40 hours per week, including weekends and holidays to support the business.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.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 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 "". 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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