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Headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Zeus is the world leader in the design and production of high-performance fluoropolymer tubing used in demanding applications. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in the medical, electrical, fluid handling and mechanical markets. Founded in 1966 by Frank P. Tourville, Sr., the company remains privately held with over 1,000 employees. The company has global locations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

  • Posted on: 07.01.15
    Orangeburg, SC

    Job Description – Corporate Analytical Laboratory Technician


    General Summary:

    Perform standard tests to meet standardized method and customer requirements while maintaining a clean, safe work environment.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    • Setup and operation of standard analytical equipment to meet method and quality program requirements.
    • Data collection and compilation in a clear, concise manner in compliance with method and quality program requirements along with application of basic statistical analysis.
    • Prepares test specimens to meet method and quality program requirements.
    • Ensures the confidentiality and integrity of proprietary information and technologies for internal as well as external customers.
    • Provide input for development of standard operating procedures, testing methods and material testing protocols.
    • Maintains laboratory testing to assure compliance with ASTM, ISO and AAMI standards
    • Complies with safety and chemical hygiene programs

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    Education and experience:

    • B.S. in science or engineering preferred
    • Polymer testing and evaluation experience preferred
    • 0 – 2 years of experience with relevant laboratory techniques

    Specific skills and experience:

    • Ability to read, understand and apply standard laboratory techniques, test methods and procedures.
    • Ability to interpret data, spot errors and seek guidance on corrective action based on understanding of the test method and equipment
    • Solid foundation in working with chemicals, safe handling practices and storage
    • Strong communication skills both written and oral
    • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, data entry
    • Must function well within a team oriented organizational environment
    • Detail and results oriented
    • Ability to maintain flexibility for changing priorities
    • Carries out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision

    Physical Requirements:

    • Work environment may include areas of unpleasant extremes of cold and heat and potential exposure to fumes, airborne particulates, and/or hazardous chemicals in the work area requiring adherence to safety considerations
    • Full spectrum vision to identify  and distinguish color with ability for sharp focus in near and far vision
    • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects and fine instruments with fingers
    • Handling, seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands
    • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
    • Occasional lifting, carrying objects weighing 15 lb or less
    • Occasional pushing, pulling objects weighing 50 lb or less
    • Ability to move about safely and efficiently
  • Posted on: 06.30.15
    Aiken, SC

    General Summary:

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    • Install proper tooling, load, run and monitor extruder with minimum downtime.
    • Make pre-forms out of resin as specified on order card.
    • Measure and maintain correct wall thickness of tubing.
    • Operator only runs one machine.
    • Keep tooling and machines in good working condition.
    • Polish and straighten tooling on lathe.
    • Keep work area clean and free of debris.
    • Observe all safety rules and regulations.
    • Maintain good communications within the department.

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • The ability to carry out oral and written instructions along with the ability to adapt to different situations
    • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively; push/ pull approximately 11lbs., walk up and down stairs.
    • The employee must have the ability to perform inspection functions such as visual inspection to detect cosmetic defects and color differentiation of products.
    • Must have basic mathematical skills including addition subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals.  Must be able to read and write legibly.
    • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position. Any unscheduled absence or tardy will have a negative impact on our ability to meet our production objectives.
    • Physical aspects of the job are defined on the Physical Demands Analysis located in HR.
  • Posted on: 06.16.15
    Aiken, SC

    General Summary:

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    • Design/build machine controls using PLC’s, PC’s, HMIs motor drives or other instrumentation/controls as needed
    • Develop control, data collection and signal processing systems
    • Troubleshoot existing PLC’s , HMIs, motor drives, electronic circuits, electro-mechanical systems, PID controllers and electronic sensors of all types
    • Ensure satisfactory operation of new equipment; prepare operating and training manuals
    • Train maintenance staff to service critical electronic components
    • Monitor and adjust as necessary any equipment-validating product

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    • Minimum 5 years in electrical and electronics field.
    • Strong process control background, including temperature & pressure controls, strain gages/load cells, signal conditioners, lasers
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Competent with PLC programming, control panel layout and construction
    • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills in fast paced manufacturing environment
    • Flexible and open minded to assist and perform any task as required by management not limited to the above criteria listed
  • Posted on: 06.16.15
    Orangeburg, SC

    General Summary: 

    Personnel in this position perform a wide array of sales assistant functions under the supervision of the respective sales supervisor / department manager.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    Primary:

    • Order entry into the system
    • Assist management with daily and weekly reports
    • Review orders for errors
    • Communicate with accounting on discrepant accounts before entering orders
    • Shipping urgent and revision orders
    • Send literature and marketing items
    • File and complete other administrative duties

    Secondary:

    • Complete open order status reports requested by department
    • Monitor open order status for customer service and management
    • Inquire to expediting about the open orders on the late list
    • Assist Technical Account Managers/Sales Associates with tracking quote follow ups
    • Assist Technical Account Managers/Sales Associates with tracking cold call follow ups
    • Order entry into the ERP computer system
    • Enter return authorizations into the system
    • Order entry into the computer system
    • Complete any other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    • High school degree or equivalent
    • 1-2 years general computer experience
    • Possess the ability to type 40-50+ words per minute
  • Posted on: 05.20.15
    Orangeburg, SC

    General Summary:

    This is an entry-level inside sales position. Associates in this position perform a wide array of sales functions under the supervision of the respective sales management personnel.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    • Account Maintenance Including:
    • Troubleshoot/resolve customer complaints and issues
    • Follow-up on late orders
    • Develop/review price quotes (with appropriate approval)
    • Monitor open order status
    • Conduct account follow-up calls
    • Develop and submit daily sales report
    • Coordinate on-site sales calls with outside sales representatives
    • Conduct sales “cold calls” on prospective new customers
    • Develop and distribute customer feedback reports
    • Determine appropriate shipping methods
    • Adjust shipping dates and production priorities (with prior supervisory approval)
    • Reduce/change pricing on non-standard or new products (with prior approval)
    • Issue return authorizations (with prior approval)
    • Issue non-standard restocking fees (with prior approval)
    • Change open order quantities (with prior approval)
    • Complete any other duties as assigned

    New Account / Product Generation

    • Provide background market research on new markets and materials
    • Lead follow up
    • Conduct cold calls
    • Generate new business at existing accounts
    • Seek out new avenues for Zeus products
    • Attempt to expand Zeus market share
    • Complete any other duties as assigned
    • Performance Standards:
    • Complete a minimum of 40 sales “cold calls” each week
    • Maintain returns and allowance at, or below 0 monthly
    • Sales system activity rating maintained at approximately 100% monthly average
    • Number of new customers to exceed 3 monthly
    • Attend weekly sales training sessions during normal operating hours
    • Obtain prior supervisory/managerial approval on all predefined accountabilities

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required: 

    4 year bachelor degree and 1-2 years prior sales or marketing experience.