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Senior Automation Engineer

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Davie, Florida, US, 33314

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

As part of plant engineering team, the Site Engineering Technology Expert I leads troubleshooting and maintaining network systems, software, hardware and instrumentation of automated manufacturing equipment and facilities. This position is also responsible for designing and implementing CFR Part 11 compliance solutions and CSV (Computer Systems Validation) activities.


Essential Functions

  • Maintain automation systems (Serialization, MES, SCADA, PLCs etc.), instrumentation and controls for Pharmaceutical production (Oral solid dosage equipment) and BMS (Building Management System)
  • Develop tools and applications to support Engineering Systems including e.g. SharePoint, equipment and system databases (only related to manufacturing equipment and facilities)
  • Perform preventive maintenance associated to Manufacturing IT systems, access control, networks, automated equipment and databases
  • Support Manufacturing Operations with equipment troubleshooting related to networking, connectivity and automation hardware
  • Maintain control system – Security Access, system & application backups, virus protection, patches, etc.
  • Support and execute capital and expense projects, including developing requirements, justifications, cost estimates, project plans, scheduling, etc.
  • Periodically on-call to support 24/7 production schedule
  • Lead and/or execute Deviation Investigations,  CAPAs tasks, SOPs creation and updates


  •  Bachelors in Engineering or Computer Science with appropriate industrial controls experience
  • Minimum 7 years of instrumentation/automation/control systems engineering experience in a cGMP-regulated industry
  • Minimum 2 years of prior experience supporting Werum Manufacturing Execution System (MES) a plus
  • Prior experience in the design, programming, start-up, or troubleshooting of industrial control systems, such as motion/servo controllers, variable frequency drives, PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, SQL databases and reports, industrial communication networks, process instrumentation, and up to 480V electrical control equipment
  • Prior experience performing system qualification is preferred, such as FAT/SAT, commissioning, and IQ/OQ validation
  • Excellent computer and computer networking skills
  • Experience in Allen-Bradley/Siemens/Omron/Yokogawa/GE-Fanuc PLC
  • Experience with Factory Talk/Wonderware/Ifix is necessary
  • Industrial Ethernet networks, Profibus networks, Device Net, Control Net, DH+
  • Strong knowledge of Industrial instrumentation including weight scales

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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Site Automation Engineering

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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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