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Technology & Transfer Officer

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Haarlem, NL, 2031 GA

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

The Tech Transfer Officer is responsible for assisting with the transfer of manufacturing processes and/or technology from R&D  to the plant manufacturing plant. He/she participates in (1) designing manufacturing procedures for new or modified products, (2) planning, coordination, and oversight of the manufacture of development, product validation batches, and cleaning validation/verification studies as needed, and (3) providing technical support to manufacturing operations as assigned by Project Manager. He/she is effectively the linking-pin between MS&T and Manufacturing department. The Technology Transfer Officer must have outstanding verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills because this position interacts directly with manufacturing plant operators and project teams.

Responsibilities

 

  • Coordinates the preparation for the manufacture of the new products to ensure smooth preparations for and executions of batch manufacturing.
  • Orders required project-specific materials, co-prepares master batch records, product specification files, and testing plans for the manufacture of development, validation and launch batches, as required.
  • Communicates plant issues and tasks with the project team with respect to readiness for process scale up, new equipment and procedures, equipment and process validation and manufacturing of batches.
  • Serves as the plant focal point for channeling all manufacturing related questions between MST and Production plant, and regularly supervise/participate in manufacturing operations.
    As required, provide or review  various technology transfer documentation, and leads/organizes production deviation investigations.
  • Evaluate new technologies to improve/optimize commercial manufacturing processes
  • May fulfill other jobs/responsibilities

Qualifications

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in pharmacy, engineering, or equivalent experience
• Must possess good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships that are critical in a team environment
• Fluent command of the English language and at least basic command of the Dutch language.
• 1-3 years’ experience with product development, process scale up, or technology transfer assignments that demonstrates the tenacity to see projects through to completion; analytical skills necessary for problem solving issues as they arise
• Knowledge of parenteral product development, manufacturing processes, validation, cGMP’s and FDA regulations for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Function

Manufacturing

Sub Function

Technical Transfer

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.