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Aseptic Technician II

Zoetis, Inc
United States, Iowa, Charles City
May 06, 2024

This 2nd shift Aseptic Technician II position is responsible for executing department specific tasks in accordance with all applicable cGMPs and compliant with Corporate/site procedures, regulations, and policies.

Filling: Fill vaccines into respective presentations. Includes running multiple fill lines per our regulatory filings and local procedures in a clean room setting. Lyophilizing vaccine and final capping of product. Involves working with portable and stationary equipment and steam.

  • Execution of aseptic techniques and clean room procedures or support area procedures in a GMP facility.
  • Maintain and edit, as appropriate, departmental cGMP documentation.
  • Execute and lead operation to comply with all written procedures, to include Batch Records and SOPs.
  • Follow and comply with all financial procedures.
  • Follow and comply with all site safety procedures. Identify ways to improve the safety culture of the department.
  • Operation of departmental equipment to include set up and take down. Provide oversight as necessary.
  • Effectively work in a team environment and communicate with multiple departments.
  • Set up, run, and tear down the capping equipment.


  • Clean room gowning required.
  • Aseptic processing skills necessary while working individually and within small team while in a clean room setting.
  • Set up, run (filling) and tear down of fill line equipment. Maintain, monitor, unload and clean lyophilizes.
  • Maintain accurate inventory.
  • Load/ Unload freeze dryers to complete the lyophilization process. when applicable.
  • Capping: Applying an aluminum seal when applicable.
  • Mentor / train colleagues as needed.
  • Provide department oversight as requested including shift change, schedule changes etc.

Education and Experience:

  • High school education or GED required.
  • Post High School education in the Sciences or other related disciplines preferred.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment and / or Operator I level beneficial.
  • Good mathematical, science and computer skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills required.
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills beneficial.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Must be able to reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, push/pull, and handle/grip frequently.
  • Must be able to work scheduled 40 hours with the ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Must be comfortable in working in varying temperatures.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying of 5 to 25 lbs.
  • Regular reaching, bending, stooping, and twisting.
  • Repetitive motion and substantial movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Willing to work off-shift.
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