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Team Leader, Production-3rd Shift

Date: Jun 27, 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!


We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance. For more information on Teva, check us out at or

Job Description

This position performs operational, administrative, and logistical activities in support of the manufacturing/packaging of drug products and providing supervisory level leadership to indirect reports.  The preferred candidate blends working knowledge equipment and processes with an understanding of lean concepts to drive a culture of ownership and continuous improvement.


Work Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00pm-6:30am



All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary.  Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in other related duties or assignments.

  • Provides routine One-on-One feedback to individuals on the team
  • Provides input to shift supervisor regarding individual/team performance
  • Performs production duties in area/line
  • Leads Root Cause Problem Solving (RCPS) sessions to drive continuous performance and quality improvement
  • Reviews and approves shift reports in CDC Factory on a daily basis
  • Creates, implements and executes a quarterly improvement plan for area/line
  • Works with Maintenance to predict and prevent unplanned downtime
  • Generates work orders as required for maintenance support
  • Remediates and acknowledges BAS alarms
  • Initiates quality investigations and executes CAPAs (Corrective and Preventative Actions)
  • Performs reviews and approvals of completed batch records
  • Ensure all appropriate training requirements are assigned in LMS
  • Maintains a flexible work force through cross-training  
  • Utilizes daily direction setting to achieve area goals and determine need for overtime
  • Act as first responder to safety and quality events
  • Provides input to shop floor schedule
  • Assists supervision with vacation scheduling
  • Performs job functions in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), and Batch Record instructions
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned



Equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer associates or technical degree
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a regulated industry
  • Prefer previous experience in a leadership role



  • Motivate and lead others
  • Computer proficiency with knowledge of automated systems (i.e. ERP) preferred
  • Self-directed with ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Communicate effectively with written and oral communication skills
  • Interact positively with co-workers, team, and supervision


Problem Solving:

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situation or data requires knowledge and evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies and selects methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives minimal-to-moderate instruction on routine work and receives detailed instructions on new assignments
  • Proactively recommends methods and procedures for problem resolution


Physical Requirements:

  • Required to routinely wear personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses, powered air purifying respirator, gloves, etc
  • May be required to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Occasionally lifting or moving heavy objects up to 50 pounds


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.



Sub Function


Reports To

Production Supervisor

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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. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to  support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.



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