Validation & Calibration Manager

Date:  May 11, 2023

Haarlem, Netherlands, 2031

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  42438

Why join Teva?

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! 

Working at Teva is more than a job - our people get to make a meaningful impact on the lives of thousands of people every day. We manufacture a broad portfolio of life-saving and medically necessary pharmaceuticals that are used by patients who have cancer or who suffer from lung diseases. As a leading producer of these and other generic medicines, we play an important role in safeguarding access to medicine across the world.

Do you want to be part of our journey?

What will you do?

As Manager Validation & Calibration in Teva’s E&M group, you will be responsible for the coordination of the validation of all the systems and the calibration of the equipment on our site. You will guide a team of 4 validation experts and 3 calibration engineers.

There is a broad complex group of systems and equipment.

In this role you will face multiple challenges in a dynamic project environment, in cooperation with many different disciplines.

We are looking to hire an flexible and structured individual who has managerial experience within the pharmaceutical industry. 


Main responsibilities are:

•           (Co-)drafting creating the departmental objectives

•           Preparing of monthly- and annual reports.

•           Drafting Creating, and maintaining and executing weekly-, monthly- and annual plans.

•           Setting up and maintaining the training status of his/her direct reports.

•           Ensuring an adequate organization of the department, ensuring an effective communication structure, coaching employees.

•           Delegation of authorization and tasks in consultation with those involved.

•           Plan, direct, monitor and control the activities and responsibilities to be performed.

•           Managing the right working method and mutual cooperation.

•           Monitoring the work performance (quantitative and qualitative) and the lead time.

•           Assessing the performance of employees.

•           Looking after personnel matters, taking care of qualified employees.

Who are you?

You have an academic or bachelor degree in the life science field. Next to your education you will bring proven coordination skills related to validation and calibration.


We believe you are a highly motivated professional with 5 years of relevant experience in a highly regulated industry, preferred in the Pharmaceuticals/Biotech industry.

Fluency in English and a strong understanding of system validation standards.  

On top of all this, you are highly resourceful and leading individual who wants to contribute to laughter and a great professional working atmosphere.

What do we offer?

  • 26 paid holidays with 11,5 extra days (based on fulltime) with option to use for other purposes like education, cycle plan, etc.
  • Competitive salary
  • A number of health benefits including like Accident Assurance and Income protection
  • 9 weeks of fully paid parenteral leave
  • Flexible working conditions with hybrid working policy
  • Competitive Pension
  • Fully covered public transport contribution
  • A very diverse International team



Reports To

Director Maintenance & Engineering

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