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Calibration Tech III

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey, US, 07202

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!

Job Description

Provide field calibration support for all process and facility equipment. Support team during troubleshooting, tuning and replacing different components by interpreting P&ID drawings, performing loop, systems and instruments calibrations. Support the team creating, retiring and removing instruments from the CMMS system by following proper steps. This position must adhere to all SOPs, cGMPs, and plant quality, safety, and documentation systems requirements.  Other related duties essential to these operations or special assignments as required. Read and interpret detailed blueprints and schematics.
Essential Duties / Functions

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled facility and process equipment calibration.
  • Analyze and diagnose instrument failures , understand process impact and finds a root cause to avoid failures
  • Willing and able to work flexible hours to complete the work.
  • Able to perform calibration and enter results into CMMS system.
  • Recommends system and process changes to improve overall efficiency, reliability of equipment and control systems.
  • Performs instrument Loop Tuning and Optimization.
  • Partners with maintenance to ensure understanding of technical issues and corrective actions to be taken while minimizing down production time.   
  • Implement small equipment I instrumentation upgrades and work with necessary business units to test system modifications.
  • Coordinates and oversees spare parts inventory for the l&C department.
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment to prevent personal and product contamination (hair and beard covers, respirators, Tyvek arm sleeves , etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot automation controls is a plus but not essential to the position.

Qualifications

  • H.S Diploma or Equivalent.    ISA Control Systems Technician Certification or ASQ Calibration Technician Certification a plus. ( CAL TECH Ill and GL)
  • Minimum 1 year in a pharmaceutical or Manufacturing related facility perfoming calibration of industrial equipment controls  
  • Basic understanding of industrial instrumentation and measurement principles as well as process controls.
  • Solid communication skills and good documentation practices.
  • Ability to understand basic electrical schematics , loop diagrams and P&IDs are a plus.
  • ISA Control Systems Technician Certification or ASQ Calibration Technician Certification a plus.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Knowledge of general OSHA safety requirements a plus
  • Must be able to read P&ID's and electrical schematics
  • Must be able to use Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and internal customers and all levels of management
  • Read, write and comprehend English. Perform basic math functions.
  • Able to follow cGMP's and SOP's
  • Ability to use computerized equipment.
  • Communicate with vendors and service providers and file are relevant reports.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to wear /use personal protective equipment as required such as lab coat, eye protection , gloves, masks etc..  Must remain standing approximately 7 hours per shift.

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.

Function

Engineering

Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

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