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


Position Details

Osprey Biotechnics A Division of Phibro Animal Health Corporation, is a global leader in the development of biologics, for a wide range of applications, from removing waste in ecological and industrial environments to animal health and agriculture.  Osprey is currently seeking an individual, with or without experience in fermentation, for a full-time entry-level position.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operation, sanitation, assembly and disassembly of production scale fermentation and separation process equipment, along with the accompanying data entry.
  • Basic arithmetic skills - adding, subtracting, and measuring volume/weight.
  • Familiarity with cGMP practices are preferred, but not required.
  • Previous manufacturing experience is a plus.
  • We will train the best candidate.
Key Responsibilities
  • Receive, log, and process Diagnostic Kits
  • Accurately and precisely prepare and analyze samples 
  • Equipment cleaning, assembly and sterilization of laboratory equipment
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Stock supplies and order as necessary to ensure adequate supplies.
  • Follow, and maintain Standard Operation Procedures.
Key Competencies
Accepting Direction
Attendance and Punctuality
Attentive Listening
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
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 or equivalent.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a manufacturing enviornment.
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 ability to adjust focus
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 51 to 100 lbs
Required to push or pull 51 to 100 lbs
Required to crawl occasionally
Required to climb occasionally
Required to squat or kneel constantly
Perform repetitive motions during shift


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: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00