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Manufacturing Automation Specialist II

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, US, 45213

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

This Automation Engineer II position acts as a subject matter expert in developing automated systems for use in production and packaging environment. The candidate will collaborate with maintenance and interdepartmental teams to troubleshoot existing automation systems and create and execute automation improvement projects that support the site business objectives.

The qualified candidate shall have in-depth knowledge and experience in PLC and HMI programming, automated equipment design, and troubleshooting skill. Individual will interact with cross-functional internal and external engineering resources to implement advanced automation processes. 


  • Streamline the manufacturing process while maintaining product quality and adhering to FDA regulations and cGMP guidelines.
  • Administrate user access and system backups on all industrial equipment.
  • Identify improvements and work with the internal engineering team and external engineering firms to design, develop and implement automated equipment and upgrades.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for automation equipment or processes.
  • Support the continuous improvement of site automation systems.
  • Support maintenance team on troubleshooting and problem solving on existing equipment.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, with a focus on automation, process control, electrical or mechanical preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in industrial controls and automation, especially on the design, implementation and sustaining automated systems for manufacturing.
  • Must be able to demonstrated, technically sound, engineering background and proven successes in maintaining and improving automation systems for a manufacturing environment in a regulated industry.
  • Ability to develop process requirement specifications, collaborate with outside design firms and work with Operations personnel to establish efficient solution systems.
  • Read, understand, verify and develop P&ID, Engineering Layout, Engineering Drawings and Engineering documents.
  • Strong programming and troubleshooting skills in BAS/BMS Systems (Siemens Insight/Desigo), PLC (Allen Bradley/Rockwell), HMI (PanelView, Wonderware InTouch, IFix)
  • Superb problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Familiar with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, cGMP guideline and GAMP5.
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
  • Experience in data acquisition, historian solutions, virtualization, and/or AutoCAD a plus.



Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

Reports To

Head of Automation - Site Engineering

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Empowering our diverse employee base and creating an inclusive culture is both a business imperative and an opportunity to bring us closer to our patients, our partners and our communities. Teva employees respect and embrace a diverse range of experiences, capabilities and perspectives that connect us to new insights and opportunities, while building a more inclusive culture for all. We strive to enable a work environment where all employees can feel engaged and know they are making an important contribution to improving health and making people feel better.


Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.

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