Technician Maintenance
Pfizer Inc - Chicago, IL

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Org Marketing Statement
Zoetis, formerly a business unit of Pfizer, is a leading global animal health company dedicated to discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing a diverse portfolio of animal health medicines and vaccines to meet the needs of veterinarians and the livestock farmers and companion animal owners. Our Vision is for our products, services and people will be the most valued by animal health customers around the world.
Zoetis is based on 60 years of experience in delivering quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostics products and genetics tests and supported by a range of services. Our mission is built on a six-decade history and singular focus on animal health to bring customers quality products, services and a commitment to their businesses.
Zoetis is a $4.2B Animal Health business, where our products are sold in 120 countries globally. We have approximately 9,500 colleagues globally across diverse skills, capabilities functions, including, field force, research and development, manufacturing, and various global functions supporting our businesses globally.

Role Description
This position is responsible for insuring that all plant production equipment is ready and available to meet the needs of the manufacturing plant. The maintenance technician repairs, replaces, installs, and maintains plant equipment. and facilities

The Technician position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of production equipment including vacuum pumps, centrifugal pumps, fans, blowers, gearboxes, compressors, centrifuges, steam boilers, and agitators. Experience in metal fabrication, piping, welding, and electrical troubleshooting and repair required. Experience with PLC/DCS systems and instrumentation is required. To perform this work, Mechanics must be able to understand and follow P&ID, loop, and schematic drawings.

Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); preferably with an Associate's Degree in a mechanical/technical area or a mechanical/electrical apprenticeship from an accredited institution.

Five to ten years mechanical experience in pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing is also required.
Applicants must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Applicants must be able to skillfully use the following tools:
  • Mechanic’s hand tools such as wrenches.
  • Precision measuring equipment such as ruler, micrometers, protractors, calipers, and thickness gages.
  • Power hand tools such as drills, grinders, saws, impact wrenches, and power rodders.
  • Stationary machine tools such as band saws, drill presses, grinders, and pipe threading machines.
  • Rigging equipment such as hoists, lifts, and hydraulic rams.
  • Electrical installation equipment such as conduit benders.
  • Instrumentation and test equipment such as volt/ohm meters, meggers, oscilloscopes, multi-calibrators, pressure calibrators, dead weight testers, temperature calibrators, ammeters, and signal generators.
  • Welding equipment, hand held electrode, TIG, and oxyacetylene.
  • Cutting and burning equipment such as oxyacetylene, and plasma arc.
  • Carpentry tools such hammers and saws.
  • Alignment equipment such as dial indicators and laser alignment equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and depth perception.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee can be exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee can be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee will occasionally perform work in wet and/or humid conditions; in high, precarious places; around hazardous chemicals; in outside weather conditions; in extreme heat; in areas of risk of electrical shock or radiation; and around vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Must be able to work days, afternoon, midnights, weekends

Equal Employment Opportunity
Pfizer 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. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Pfizer in the U.S. In certain circumstances it may be advantageous to Pfizer to support the application(s) for temporary visa classification and/or sponsor applications for permanent residence so that a foreign national colleague can accept or remain in a work assignment in the U. S. For certain classes of temporary visas, the resulting work authorization may be specific to Pfizer and the specific job and/or work site. Pfizer may at its business discretion decide to or refrain from obtaining, maintaining and/or extending the temporary visa status and/or sponsoring a colleague for permanent residency and /or employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified U.S. workers and the colleague's long-term prospects for securing lawful permanent residence, among other reasons. Employment applicants requiring immigration sponsorship must disclose, when initial application for employment is made, whether or not they are legally authorized to work for Pfizer in the U.S. and, if so, whether that authorization permits them to work in the job they seek. In no case should Pfizer's support of a colleague's temporary visa application or sponsorship of a colleague for permanent residence be construed to guarantee success of that application or amend or otherwise invalidate the "at-will" employment relationship between the colleague and Pfizer.

Closing Statement
Zoetis, formally the Animal Health Business Unit of Pfizer, Inc, closed its Initial Public Offering on February 6, 2013. Pfizer has retained approx. 80% ownership of Zoetis.

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