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Quality Officer (6 month contract)

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Castleford, GB, WF10 5HX

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We're Teva, a global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare to patients around the world.

We estimate that Teva provides medicines to 200 million patients around the world every day.

We develop, produce and market affordable generic medicines, as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter consumer healthcare products, along with supplying active pharmaceutical ingredients to nearly 1,000 customers in over 100 countries.

We work tirelessly to transform science, research and patient insights into effective treatments for disorders of the central nervous system, pain and respiratory conditions

We are current recruiting for Quality officer to join our team in Castleford on a 6 month contract basis.

The primary purpose of the Quality officer is to inspect, and where appropriate, approve and release/reject all 3rd party and own licence items delivered to Ridings Point, in addition To ensure and encourage the observation of GxP


Key responsibilities

  • To inspect, approve and release/reject products delivered to Ridings Point for market release against approved procedures and specifications (as appropriate)
  • To achieve 100% right first time accuracy for product releases
  • To receive and assess for release for sale or rejection all returned product items
  • To prepare and maintain Finished Pack Specifications for those products received from 3rd party suppliers
  • To ensure that all GxP records generated are archived and maintained such that they are easily retrievable on request
  • To assist in the investigation of complaints or GxP errors that have arisen from activities in Ridings Point
  • To write and amend Standard Operating Procedures that cover GxP activities in Ridings Point
  • To sample and despatch materials for analysis to Eastbourne and other Teva affiliate laboratories as required
  • To participate in the internal audit programme of Ridings Point
  • To liaise with 3rd party suppliers to obtain Certificates of Analysis and therefore enable the prompt release of go



  • A minimum “A” Level standard of education, with a science background.  A degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Pharmacy or Biology would be an advantage but is not essential



  • Full training will be provided versus Teva Quality policies, SOPs and required working practices.  
  • Previous experience in a similar role within the pharmaceutical industry or related industry would be an advantage



  •  A good command of the English language and grammar, and an ability to compose accurate and detailed reports
  • A good command of the Microsoft computer packages used



Sub Function

Commercial Quality

Reports To

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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.