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Sr Lean Engineer

Date: Jul 29, 2021

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.


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


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

The Sr Lean Engineer is responsible for driving change by implementation of Teva Production System standards and coaching local management and team members to achieve a step change in the performance of the site in terms of quality, service and cost competitiveness while engaging and empowering the site employees. The Sr Lean Engineer will lead and support site OPEX Initiatives including data collection and analysis, prioritizing projects and creating the implementation plans.

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  This position will interact with employees at every level of the plant and will be part of the global OPEX community. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties / Functions
•    Lead OpEx Initiatives and build capabilities at the Florida sites
•    Manage team members that will help lead the change at the site
•    Coach, train and facilitate line management and change agents
•    Improve key site processes including operations, quality, planning and other support functions to enable end to end flow
•    Ensuring local project follow up, regular report outs to management team, escalating roadblocks and proposing recovery actions
•    Implementing the Production System, KPIs and reporting the progress of the site implementation
•    Facilitating Problem Solving Sessions
•    Lead and or contribute to other prioritized OPEX work as required
•    Apply change management methods to ensure effective execution of OPEX and to promote a culture and mindset of operational excellence and continuous improvement across operations with increasing external focus and embedding it into our daily work


Education Required: 
Bachelor of Science Degree preferred in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology or Engineering. Advance Degree preferred.  
Experience Required: 
•    Minimum five (5) year experience in process improvement tools (lean, six sigma) and as team leader in a Lean environment, preferably in the Pharmaceutical Industry
•    Experience in one of several operational functions (e.g. Manufacturing, Quality, Validation, Supply Chain is an advantage)
•    Strong OPEX expertise ; Black Belt preferred
•    Strong analytical skills and financial insight
•    Project management experience and excellent time management skills
•    Excellent knowledge in MS Office

Physical Demand Requirement:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.



Sub Function

Operational Excellence

Reports To

Assoc Dir OPEX Site Leader

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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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