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 Fermentation Technician - Tech II is an integral part of our Manufacturing team based out of our US - Sarasota, FL site.

 

Position Details

Osprey Biotechnics is a worldwide leader in the development of bioproducts for a large range of bioremediation and bioaugmentation applications including wastewater, soil/ground water, industrial and consumer products, poultry, and agriculture.  We are seeking enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals to join our fermentation group in this full-time position.  This position is 1st shift, Monday through Friday from 5:00am - 1:30pm, with some weekend work and OT potential.

 

We offer competitive wages, bonuses, and a generous benefits package, including:

 

  • 401(k), with an employer match of up to 6%
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • EAP (Employee Assistance) program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
Key Responsibilities
  • Understand and perform sterilizing and aseptic technique
  • Assembly and disassembly of valves, equipment, and fermentation tanks
  • Ability to assemble and inoculate a tank
  • Disassemble and reassemble disc stack centrifuge
  • Perform flow rate analysis manually from the effluent of a centrifuge
  • Perform independent tank progress checks
  • Perform tank stabilization procedures
  • Some trouble shooting capability
  • Cleaning and sanitization of valves, equipment, and fermentation tanks
  • Accurately weigh raw materials for production
  • Accurately log and record data
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematic functions
  • Must be able to perform daily duties safely in a fast paced, team environment
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment including general cleaning duties for plant and employee safety
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and GMP practices
  • All manufacturing activities will be performed according to SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
Key Competencies
Accountable
Accepting Direction
Attendance and Punctuality
Attentive Listening
Collaborative
Communicating Effectively
Critical Thinking
Delivering High Quality Work
Demonstrating Initiative
Detailed Oriented
Displaying Technical Expertise
Following Policies and Procedures
Interacting with People at Different Levels
Managing Time
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Problem Solving
Working Safely
Skills
High degree of time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at once.
Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Education & Experience
  • High School diploma and/or 1 to 3 years of manufacturing experience preferred.
  • We will train the right candidate.
Physical Requirements
Required to bend frequently
Required to sit frequently
Required to stand frequently
Required to talk or hear constantly
Required to use hands constantly
Required to walk frequently
Specific vision abilities include close vision
Specific vision abilities include depth perception
Specific vision abilities include distance vision
Specific vision abilities include perpheral vision
Required to lift or carry 21 to 50 lbs
Required to push or pull 21 to 50 lbs

 

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: Osprey 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: US - Sarasota, FL 
Work Schedule: 1st Shift Weekdays Only 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00