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Laboratory Equipement Specialist

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Haarlem, NL, 2031

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!

Purpose of the position

The Quality Analytical Laboratory team is responsible for all analytical testing to support the production of Cytotoxic and Inhalation drug products. The laboratory executes a wide variety of analytical test packages to test APIs, excipients, packaging materials and drug products for release and stability purposes. The department is also responsible for transfer, validation and verification of analytical methods for testing of new drug products. A variety of analytical techniques is used a.o. GC, UPLC/HPLC, UV, FT-IR and UV-VIS. In order to expand and strengthen this responsibility, the Quality Analytical Laboratory is searching for a Laboratory equipment specialist.
 

Repsonsibilities

  • Assessing, qualification (incl. validation) and implementation of sophisticated high-end (computerized) Laboratory equipment.
  • Determine priorities within own project, while keeping track of project execution across multiple departments
  • Oversees the timely completion of all validation documentation, including coordination of contractor activities.
  • Support the regulatory defense of validation protocols and summary reports during audits and internal audits.
  • Strategy reviewer of quality system documents including but not limited to CAPA, change controls, investigations, and deviations.
  • Develop and support continuous improvement initiatives for the validation of equipment, facility, utility, and control systems
  • Present project status to stakeholders and (senior) management
  • Write training instructions, calibration ,maintenance , operational procedures, equipment specification files and reports ((URS, Risk assessments, IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • ​​​​​​Fulfill the role of a Subject Matter Expert and participate actively during audits
  • Being person of contact between suppliers and laboratory
  • Manage contracts for maintenance and/or calibration
  • Manage computerized systems and applicable software
  • Manage computerized systems and applicable software
  • Develop Validation Master Plans, Validation Project Plans and Project Schedules as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree  with technical background and have interest in IT environment
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or an equivalent GMP environment for 4-5 years with at least 1 year experience on validation of laboratory equipment
  • Organizational capabilities is part of your nature
  • Team player with sound communication skills and pro-active approach.
  • Experience with scientific analytical approaches
  • Good knowledge of laboratory equipment with experience in calibration, qualification and validation
  • Experience with deviations, changes and CAPA writing
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Support laboratory investigations as equipment SME
  • Knowledge of Empower CDS (in combination with (U)HPLC and GC), particle analysis and basic analytical instruments is a pre
     

Reports To

Groupleader QC Planning and Coordination

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