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ZOETIS US LLC Quality Scientist II in CHARLES CITY, Iowa

This Virology Quality Scientist II position is responsible for executing department specific tasks in accordance with all applicable cGMPs and compliant with global/site procedures, regulations and policies. This role is responsible for the construct and testing of blended vaccines and antigen stocks using egg-based methodologies, with minimal direction from Team Leader, to ensure testing is complete. The successful incumbent is expected to perform analyses required for incoming, in-process and finished goods as required by specifications as well as all other quality control testing to support qualification/validation, transfers and other project related activities for biologic animal vaccines. In addition, this role will also participate in investigations and/or projects to increase productivity in the Quality Control Labs.less thanbr> * Testing of samples from manufacturing to ensure Quality and compliance according to all applicable assays utilizing good aseptic practices.less thanbr> * Performed analyses which includes extraneous, sterility, stability, inactivation, and potency testing required for incoming, in-process and finished goods as required by specifications.less thanbr> * Maintain testing schedules with minimal direction and guidanceless thanbr> * Execute and report validation studiesless thanbr> * Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Methodsless thanbr> * Support Investigations when necessary utilizing Method 1 and the DMAIC processless thanbr> * Clean and maintain lab equipment, instrumentation and facilitiesless thanbr> * Properly navigate the QC software packages used during routine workless thanbr> * Preparation of media and reagentsless thanbr> * Participate in Media Fill inspectionsless thanbr> * Responsible for monitoring of lab equipmentless thanbr> * Solid understanding of several of the basic technologies for their specified workgroup and be able to work independently.less thanbr> * Understand the basic functions of other parts of the organization.less thanbr> * The colleague may participate on simple projects or participate as part of a team on larger projects.less thanbr> * Maintain appropriate departmental cGMP documentation.less thanbr> * Execute all written procedures.less thanbr> * Effectively work in a team environment and communicate with multiple departmentsless thanbr> EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:less thanbr> 4 Year Degree (science background preferred) and/or AA and 3 year of relevant experienceless thanbr> * General knowledge of the following software programs: Word, Excel, and Powerpointless thanbr> * Strong attention to detail, ability to work well independently and as a part of a team, and to work effectively with people at all levels within the organization.less thanbr> * Gain Profiency in 70% of the testing in a specified area.less thanbr> * Able to follow detailed instructions with minimal coachingless thanbr> * Knowledge of Basic GLP requirements.less thanbr> * Strong Problem solving skills and should demonstrate troubleshooting ability.less thanbr> * Project work that may have unit impact.less thanbr> Ability to lift approximately 20 pounds.less thanbr> Flexibility to cover rotating weekend duties.less thanbr> Ability to grasp and manipulate objects like pipettors, flasks, and bottles.less thanbr> Full timeless thanbr> Regularless thanbr> Colleagueless thanbr> 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 appl