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Director MS&T (Manufacturing Science & Technology)

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Dupnitsa, BG, 2600

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info


Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a global leader in generic medicines, with innovative treatments in select areas, including CNS, pain and respiratory. We deliver high-quality generic products and medicines in nearly every therapeutic area to address unmet patient needs. We have an established presence in generics, specialty, OTC and API, building on more than a century-old legacy, with a fully integrated R&D function, strong operational base and global infrastructure and scale. We strive to act in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Headquartered in Israel, with production and research facilities around the globe, we employ 40,000 professionals, committed to improving the lives of millions of patients. Learn more at www.tevapharm.com.


In August 2016 Teva Pharmaceuticals have acquired Actavis. In Bulgaria we are the largest employer in the pharmaceutical industry with near 1700 employees in the two manufacturing plants (Dupnitsa and Troyan); sales and marketing organization and in a number of global corporate functions based in our country. As a Teva company, in October 2020 Actavis has started the process of re-branding and anticipating the Teva brand.


We are looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to join us in Dupnitsa manufacturing site as Director Manufacturing Science & Technology.


Job Description


  • Responsible for the introduction of products and for transfers from R&D sites, other Teva sites or external contracted development labs
  • Validate products to ensure commercial viability in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Lead the evaluation, remediation and optimization of products and processes using statistical tools to ensure safety, quality, delivery and cost standards. Enhance productivity by exploring, analyzing, facilitating and leveraging efficiency initiatives for manufacturing processes. Support continuous improvement in MST processes using Operational Excellence principles and relevant tools
  • Ensure that changes to existing processes or the introduction of new processes are carried out and documented according to approved change control procedures and in compliance with cGMP requirements
  • Work closely with R&D to provide input during formulation development and lead knowledge transfer from R&D to production regarding product, manufacturing process, and device for effective and efficient production
  • Bridge the focus areas of R&D, Quality, EHS, Production, Supply Chain and Engineering to create common understanding and objectives and ensure robust products and flawless manufacturing
  • Identify, recruit, develop and retain qualified MST professionals to provide technical support to the site. Implement managerial practices to ensure a high performing MST team, modeling Teva values and leadership framework
  • Serve as an influential member of the site leadership team, who impacts decision making and takes an active role in promoting cross-site initiatives, team work and collaboration across site functions
  • Bring global best practices into the site and actively share site perspective, knowledge and lessons learned to contribute and support a best-in-class professional level of MST globally.




  • BSc/MSc/PhD. in engineering (chemical, industrial, pharmaceutical, mechanical), pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry or any related science degree
  • 10+ years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including managerial experience (for medium size and large sites)
  • Advanced knowledge in production and packaging processes and technologies (preferably pharmaceutical)
  • Experience in product formulation and performance; hands on working experience with process technologies manufactured at the site
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory (HPFBI, FDA), validation and documentation requirements for product development, commercial production and site transfers
  • Adequate hands on knowledge of R&D processes
  • Strategic thinking and good business acumen
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills
  • Ability to drive change and support continuous improvement
  • Proficiency in English


We Offer


  • Dynamic and challenging work environment in one of the world leading pharmaceutical company 
  • Competitive remuneration linked with performance
  • Additional healthcare insurance
  • Car allowance
  • Opportunity for development


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