Animal Care Technician

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Animal Health is our passion

Do you have a passion for working with animals and love a challenge?


At Argenta we have a passion for what we do, and we relish a challenge


We are in the animal health business, partnering with our clients in the areas of Research and Development (R&D) and manufacturing to produce pharmaceuticals for both farm and companion animals.  Originally founded in 2006 by a New Zealand chemist with an entrepreneurial mindset, Argenta’s vision is “Healthier Animals, Sustainably”.  Our recipe for success has been our uniqueness in our vision and our people.  Argenta now has operations across the globe with locations in New Zealand, the United States, Scotland, Germany, and Spain with 700+ employees globally


We are looking for a motivated individual to fill an Animal Care Technician role at our Sioux Center, Iowa facility.


The Animal Care Technician adds value through the following responsibilities:

Set up rooms as per protocol design, and ensure rooms are properly staged and maintained during all phases of the study.
Collect research data and samples in accordance with study protocols and Good Documentation Practices.
Assist veterinarians in observations and procedures and inform veterinarians if abnormalities are observed
Promote and maintain the well-being of animals including feeding and basic care
Repair, maintain and operate equipment/machinery
Perform administrative duties that support the care of animals and site functions
Responsible for recording information both timely and accurately
Build relationships with key individuals and contributors in the organization and beyond


Animal Care Technician requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent education and experience
Experience working with animals; large and small
Ability to work well with others and maintain composure
Ability to work collaboratively as well as communicate effectively both written and orally
Attention to detail and analytically driven
Dependability, flexibility and ability to multitask and manage time effectively
Willingness to be on call and in on-call rotation, including weekends
Live within a satisfactory distance to assist in on call purposes and procedures
Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly


Argenta has strongly embedded company values which is key to who we are and how we deliver. We offer an opportunity to work for a successful and rapidly expanding global business where your input will be valued.  At Argenta we are a hard-working group who really enjoy the people we work with each day. That is why we support our people through strong culture, great benefits, and opportunity for growth.


Argenta is an equal opportunity employer


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