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Director Site Engineering

Date: Aug 23, 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 Site Engineering.


Job Description


Director Site Engineering will have responsibility of leading Dupnitsa engineering team and ensure availability, functionality & reliability of production equipment, facilities & utilities to enable current and future production flow in a safe, quality and cost effective manner.




  • Ensure Equipment Functionality & Reliability - Maintain all production equipment, facilities and utilities in an effective operating and compliance state.
  • Equipment Qualification, Documentation & Change Control - Ensure that installations and changes to equipment and systems are carried out, qualified, and documented according to approved protocols, change control procedures and in compliance with relevant cGMP and corporate requirements.
  • Planning - Build a site Master Plan (5 years) that provides a roadmap for required facility upgrades and investments, including rationale, ROI, etc., in order to ensure business continuity aligned with quality & EHS requirements and with the global strategy
  • Implement New Technologies & Equipment- Initiate and lead introduction of new assets, equipment and systems that will contribute to the business strategic direction, in accordance with approved change control procedures
  • Engineering Compliance - Provide necessary guidance to ensure compliance with all applicable external and internal regulations and requirements regarding Quality and EHS in the scope of Engineering.
  • Initiate & Apply Operational Excellence Programs - Drive Continuous Improvement to meet world class manufacturing standards using Operational Excellence principles while continuously developing Engineering best practices.
  • Manage Engineering Budget - Run an efficient and effective Engineering activity through managing the Engineering
  • Leadership Team Member – Be and influential functional expert within the site leadership team. Influence decision making and take an active role in promoting cross-site initiatives, team work and collaboration across site’s functions.
  • Collaborating Member of the Global Engineering Network - Implement global best practices and actively share knowledge and lessons learned to contribute and support a high professional level of engineering globally.
  • Manage Engineering Suppliers - Serve as the main Teva Dupnitsa site representative in communication with suppliers, subcontractors and planning firms regarding the site’s assets, equipment, systems and maintenance services. Supervise their activity to ensure efficient and effective work and to ensure Teva’s business interests and global agreements and standards are well kept.




  • Relevant Engineering education (College Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Facility)
  • Relevant Master's degree is a plus
  • Maintenance experience in a relevant industrial production environment
  • Project management 
  • Facility and utility systems
  • Experience and knowledge in production environment and product types
  • Experience and knowledge in production and packaging process and equipment
  • Ability to interpret and localize specifications and standards
  • cGMP, GEP, EHS and applicable local regulations
  • Engineering site budget


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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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.