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About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.

 

The Central Services/Media Prep/Fill Lab Technician is an integral part of our Manufacturing team based out of our US - Omaha, NE - Vaccines site.

 

Position Details

Preparation of all glassware (includes washing, wrapping) for sterilizing. Operation of autoclaves which requires lifting up to 50 lbs. Media and supplement preparation. Standing required. Working conditions include heat and high humidity.  Will require work some aseptic work in media preparation area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manually wash or operate machines to wash and remove impurities from items such as glass products, manufactured articles, and plastics.
  • Remove glassware and media from autoclaves, cool and tighten lids.
  • Put away and rotate glassware and lab supplies.
  • Prepare equipment for autoclaving.
  • Record keeping includes clear and precise documentation of processes.
  • Assist with training of new employees.
  • Maintain, clean, or sterilize laboratory instruments or equipment
  • Routine cleaning of processing area.
  • Cross-training in multiple functional areas.
  • Requisition of materials for the department as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Flexible hours required per business need.
  • Weekends and/or holidays as required by business need

Key Competencies

Accepting Direction
Attendance and Punctuality
Collaborative
Managing Time
Performing Physical or Mechanical Tasks
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Working Safely

Skills

Able to satisfactorily complete all safety related training required to execute job functions.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Education & Experience

Education and/or Experience:  High School diploma or GED equivalency.  Prefer some post-secondary education.  

Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret in the English language.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Must be able to make decisions on routine matters.  Ability to define and solve practical problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Decision Making Responsibilities: Ability to work independently and within a team.  Must be able to recognize acceptable practices and make decisions that comply with all written procedures.  Must be able to perform basic math calculations and understand metric measurements.

Physical Demands: Lift up to 50 lbs occasionally. Must be able to move from place to place in all areas of production.  Must be able to stand and bend during entire shift.  Requires good eyesight and hand/eye coordination.

Work Environment:  Includes heat when working around autoclaves and moisture when disinfecting glassware.

Physical Requirements

Reach upward
Required to lift or carry 21 to 50 lbs
Required to push or pull 21 to 50 lbs
Required to reach outward frequently
Required to sit frequently
Required to squat or kneel frequently
Required to stand constantly
Required to talk or hear constantly
Required to use hands constantly
Required to walk constantly

 

Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: US - Omaha, NE - Vaccines 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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