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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: 07.24.15
    Aiken, SC

    Principle duties and responsibilities:

    Repairs, maintains, installs and tests machines, works on plumbing, does electrical and HVAC work, and minor construction work as necessary. Performs routine and preventive maintenance to keep equipment running and in good condition.  Performs various safety inspections and abatements.

    1. Observes safety rules and regulations.
    2. Follows preventative maintenance checklists, inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters and worn parts, lubricates moving parts, and keeps records.
    3. Plans repairs, consults blueprints, electrical schematics, and ladder diagrams, flow schematics and parts catalog. 

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    1. Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
    2. Ability to adapt to different situations.
    3. Work in a team or alone as the particular job/situation requires.
    4. Be able to lift, push, pull, and/or stand for sustained periods. 
    5. Must have basic mathematical skills and be able to read and write legibly, and keep written records, as required.
    6. Must supply own tools and toolbox.
    7. Be able to work in temperatures ranging from 30°F to 100°F, and work inside and outside, year round.
    8. Be able to lift up to 75 pounds. 
    9. Be able to reach overhead with no difficulties.
    10. Ability to diagnose problems quickly and solve promptly.
    11. Be able to work in confined and restricted spaces.
    12. 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.
    13. Physical aspects of the job are defined on the Physical Demands Analysis located in HR.

    Previous experience in industrial maintenance required. Graduate of either a standard high school or vocational school. Completion of either a two-year electrician training program, electrical technology, manufacturing technology, engineering technology or related program, or any equivalent combination of experience and training.  Have thorough knowledge of the standard practices, tools and equipment used in the general industrial maintenance trade.  Good knowledge of the principles of operation of all types of AC, DC, and SERVO controls and operation of electric motors and controllers, and of mechanical and electrical repair of machinery.  PLC and electronic experience beneficial. Experience and/or solid understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems preferred, but not required. Good knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.  Have the ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific problems. Skill in the use and care of hand, power and basic machine tools. 

  • Posted on: 07.09.15
    Orangeburg, SC

    General Summary:

    The Associate Research Engineer will conduct research related to the design, development, testing, and production of polymeric systems with an emphasis on medical devices and will contribute innovative solutions and ideas to the Research Team towards new product development and the growth of the Company.

    Principle duties and responsibilities:

    • Hands-on product and process development and design
    • Development of new products and processes with a polymeric emphasis
    • DOE planning and implementation with statistical analysis
    • Facilitate and contribute to Research project activities
    • Contribute to design projects using engineering methodology
    • Evaluate processes for improvements and modifications
    • Compile information and prepare reports as requested.
    • Prepare in-house memos, reports, and other materials as needed
    • Conduct statistical analysis of processes trend data
    • Assure compliance with current good manufacturing and laboratory practices (cGMP, GLP).
    • Assure compliance with quality system and other regulatory standards throughout all phases of research and development
    • Other job related duties as assigned by the Research Manager.

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    • Bachelors Degree preferred in Engineering, Polymer Science, or closely related discipline
    • 0-5 years of experience in a Research environment
    • Must function well within a team oriented organizational environment
    • Ability to work independently and delegate work to others.
    • Able to prioritize and understand the importance of deadlines.
    • Good data recording ability.
    • Strong math skills and ability to perform calculations as needed.
    • Must be very detail-oriented and appreciate the value of accuracy.
    • Ability to deal effectively with time pressures, stress, and changing demands of job on a regular basis.
    • Ability to handle highly confidential business information.
    • Hands on experience with polymer related product development
    • Statistical Design and analysis of experiments implementation
    • Strong process documentation skills
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
    • Strong computer skills in MS Office
  • 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: 06.16.15
    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.