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Investigation Specialist

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Elizabeth, 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!


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.


This position is located in 200 Elmora Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202


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Job Description

This position is responsible for performing and documenting Laboratory Investigations.  Additional responsibilities may include Change Controls, auditing/reviewing of laboratory data, initiating and implementing CAPAs, planning and scheduling of laboratory activities related to investigations, and coordinating process improvements.  Also responsible for tracking and trending of investigations within Quality Control.

 Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of cGMPs.
  • Possess very good problem solving skills and able to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong technical and instrumental analysis skills including HPLC/UPLC/ GC, UV, etc.
  • Identify and troubleshoot problems with instrumentation and analytical preparations/ methods .
  • Initiate and conduct laboratory investigations.
  • Prepare clear and accurate reports, including laboratory investigations, as assigned.
  • Interact with vendors and/or contract laboratories as required to support assigned responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of method development, method validation, method verification and method transfer principles.
  • Knowledge of compendia procedures and general chapters, where applicable (i.e., USP, NF, BP, etc.).
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Empower software and Microsoft Office – Word and Excel.
  • Capable of reviewing and revising procedures as needed, including applicable change control documentation.
  • Review and approve analytical data.
  • Participate in process improvement projects.
  • Possess strong mathematical skills – fractions, percentages, ratios and algebraic expressions.


Education Required:  BS/BA in chemistry or a related science

Minimum of 5 years in a pharmaceutical laboratory environment.



Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

Reports To

QC, Associate Director

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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City