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Packaging Technician

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Runcorn, GB, WA7 3FA

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who We Are

We touch the lives of over 200 million patients every day, and billions every year. After all, everyone needs healthcare or medication at some point. We are Teva, a global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare to patients around the world and we currently have a number of fantastic opportunities for Packaging Technician's to join our Manufacturing Operations department on a full time, permanent basis in Runcorn.  Within this role and throughout the many opportunities to develop your career with us, you can take great pride in the knowledge that the work you do ultimately benefits the quality of life of so many people around the world!


At Teva Runcorn, we develop, manufacture and market innovative and affordable medicines, specialising in sterile liquid products mainly used for treating respiratory conditions using Blow-Fill-Seal technology as well as injectable Combination Products. We are also home to two R&D centres and a Sterile Training Academy— a centre of excellence within Teva for sterile manufacturing, safety and compliance training.


Our values live within the work we do, these are: Leading The Way, Focus & Accountability, Getting It Done Together, Innovating Where We Can Create Value, Caring and Making Our Families Proud.

A Day In The Life Of A Packaging Technician

Within this role, you will ultimately be responsible as the final checkpoint, for each high grade pharma product batch that leaves our site. You’ll be packing, setting-up, operating, monitoring and improving all automated packing equipment used to create our blow-fill-seal nebules or pre-filled syringes.  You can take pride that your actions enable Teva’s patients to receive lifesaving/enhancing medication each day.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking great care to ensure all equipment is operating at agreed standards - Monitoring equipment performance, fault find and make appropriate adjustments
  • Assist, where appropriate in basic equipment maintenance - As instructed by the Engineering team
  • Taking accountability in adhering to Health and Safety procedures and good working practices to minimise accidents/incidents
  • Perform packaging operational duties to enhance overall quality of the final product
  • Ensuring good housekeeping standards are met within packaging area(s) and in accordance with cGMP
  • Take ownership of reporting any instances of non-conformance are communicated to management team

Who We Are Looking For

Are you a recent graduate with a Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline who has a passion for working in a business which improves patients’ lives?

Or alternatively you may have experience of working on a packing line in a highly regulated environment such as food manufacturing, pharma, medical devices or any other similar environment, without a degree background.

If either – we’d love to hear from you!


Do you have:

  • Strong technical and problem solving skills that can be applied to pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • Good attention to detail 

Are you:

  • A good communicator and self-starter

  • Able to set and deliver high performance standards for self and team members

  • Able to work as part of an operations team

What We Offer

  • 22.5 paid shift holidays per year with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave each year
  • A formal training and development programme specific to your role and department
  • Company pension – flexible employee and employer contributions
  • Competitive salary and shift allowance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • A number of health benefits including: Life Assurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Income protection
  • Plus many other flexible benefits via salary sacrifice: Cycle to work scheme, online and in store discounts and much more

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

At Teva, we pride ourselves on being a company where we can all thrive, and where everyone feels comfortable being their true self.


Diversity and inclusion sits at the heart of everything we do. By valuing difference, we can be a better employer for our colleagues, and provide a better service for our customers and patients. That is why we are constantly looking for ways in which we can learn from each other, embrace what makes us unique and contribute to a fairer society free from discrimination and prejudice.