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Sr Packaging Engineer

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Davie, Florida, US, 33314

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

If you’re like people at Teva, you dare to be different. We’re making well-being a way of life for our customers and our colleagues. Join us in helping to make healthcare more accessible to more patients, while supporting one of the most innovative teams in the industry.


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

Job Description

This position is responsible for package engineering and packaging validation activities for solid oral dosage forms. Responsibilities include participation in cross-functional teams or leading cross-functional team for validation, leading cost improvement projects in packaging and leading relevant packaging changes.


•    Leading package engineering projects in packaging facilities area for oral solid dosage forms.  The focus is on primary package design through identification of selecting and recommending solutions  
•    Skilled in Project Management tools, techniques and decision-making 
•    Conduct & evaluate complex packaging design & development to test, prove or modify new package components for new products
•    Manage package qualification testing, packaging equipment performance qualification and packaging validation per site procedures
•    Support & troubleshoot commercial packaging operations
•    Author, execute and close out qualification and or validation documents, gap/risk assessment and relevant VMP
•    Support process optimization teams with broad knowledge of process and cleaning needs
•    Aid R&D in transferring technology gained from Product development or external source
•    Author, review or approve (as needed) investigation reports, protocols batch records and CMC documentation
•    Knowledge of current and advanced validation strategies, current regulatory landscape and agency expectations for pre-validation, PPQ validation of oral solid dosage forms using novel manufacturing technologies
•    Support compliance activities (e.g. CAPA, deviations, change controls, assessments, etc.)
•    Support artwork review, container closure optimization and consolidation, line optimization, etc.
•    Provide technical training and assistance to others
•    Responsible for completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments   
•    Responsible to comply with company goals based on departmental assigned goals
•    Responsible for maintaining work areas and performing job functions in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) instructions
•    Responsible for performing additional related duties as assigned


•    A Master of Science degree with 5 years or a Bachelor’s degree with 7 years (in Packaging Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, or Pharmaceutical Technology) is required 
•    Proficiency with statistics (use of Minitab or JMP) and project management tools is required (PMI certification preferred)
•    Experience using Excel for data mining and analysis is required
•    Experience in package engineering or qualification and or validation of packaging processes including risk management (preferably for oral solids)

•    Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required 
•    Comply with FDA regulations at all times
•    Skill levels in MS Office including proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint; JMP or Minitab and other relevant software


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

Technical Transfer

Reports To

Sr. Director MS&T

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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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