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Supervisor Manufacturing

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Fajardo, US, 000000

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

-- Supervise and coordinate the activities of operators and mechanics engaged in the manufacturing of tablets and/or semi-solids. Ensure that all products manufactured in the department are in accordance with GMP’s and established procedures. Recommend improvements to manufacturing processes. Assist the Department management in the development of budgets, cost standards, and capital investment plans.

Essential functions:

  1. Analyzes production schedules to ascertain materials, equipment, and needed resources.  Directs all efforts to comply with production demand.
  2. Assures manufacturing processes are performed following batch record instructions and cGMP’s. Verifies batch records for completeness documentation assuring reconciliation compliance to specifications and completion of all forms.
  3. Coordinates facilities and equipment qualification with Manufacturing Science & Technology and Engineering Departments.  Provide resources as needed.
  4. Verifies that preventive maintenance schedules are followed.  Recommends modification to preventive maintenance activities to improve equipment effectiveness.
  5. Verifies availability of materials and supplies prior to the initiation of the manufacturing operations.
  6. Provides technical orientation and training to the personnel under his/her supervision in SOP’s, safety, and in the operation of the equipment.
  7. Assures daily Labor data collection for each production orders.
  8. Answers / Collaborates with Quality and Safety Investigations, Medical Reports, Quality Commitments and Customers Complaints.
  9. Prepares report and provides information relative to the operation of his/her department.
  10. Evaluates the performance of employees under his/her supervision.
  11. Ensure the colleagues under his/her supervision have received the proper training to perform their responsibilities.
  12. Ensures that his/her area is clean and organized at all times.
  13. Analyzes and resolves work problems, and assists colleagues in solving problems.
  14. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate colleagues to achieve work goals.
  15. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing hiring, and training; planning, assigning, and direct work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving problems.
  16. Maintains personnel time records


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactory. 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.

  1. Education

    Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Engineering, Management or other related field.


  2. Experience

    Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing in pharmaceutical industry. Knowledge of GMP’s, SPC, and safety regulations. Experience as team leader or similar function required.


    1. Language Skills

      Fully bilingual (English and Spanish). Requires reading professional literature and technical manuals; speaking to groups of employees, other public and private groups; writing documents and complex reports in English and Spanish.


    2. Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  3. Computer knowledge, including word processing, presentation, worksheets and electronic mail
  4. Knowledge of cGMP’s, SPC and safety regulations
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  6. Ability to interpret technical reports for implementation of processes and practices
  7. Results oriented



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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, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.