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Associate Director, QC Chemistry

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Irvine, California, US, 92618

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Job Description


Teva is searching for an Associate Director, Chemistry to join our team in Irvine, CA!

The AD, Chemistry Provides guidance and technical expertise to QC Chemistry personnel in all areas of Quality Control functions, including finished product, raw material and stability and acts as the liaison between the Chemistry team and other teams within the site.


Relocation Offered.


Core hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Occasional Overtime and weekend hours may be required


You will:

  • Oversee the Chemistry laboratory activities, including analytical site transfers, testing and approval or rejection of raw materials, packaging materials, in process materials and finished products (including stability).
  • Oversee/approve investigations, ensuring they are being conducted according to approved procedures and that corrective and preventive actions are implemented and effective.
  • Ensure QC documentation is handled and archived according to the relevant approved procedures.
  • Oversee and ensure adequate maintenance of the laboratory equipment and systems and monitoring of the laboratory environment.
  • Build strong working teams and establish and implement departmental policies while ensuring compliance to cGMP, cGLP, FDA, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.

Company Info


  • B.S - Chemistry Required. Master’s in Chemistry is a plus.
  • A minimum of 10 years of work experiences in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory or related industry required.
  • 5 years People Management/ Supervisory experience required, 7 years preferred.
  • Bench experience and the ability to mentor others and lead/solve investigations (Root cause) required.
  • Experience with Change and Deviations required. Strong technical writing / QC documentation experience required.
  • In-depth knowledge of cGMPs, GLP, USP, BP and EP Chemistry test methods and requirements and FDA, EMEA and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Thorough knowledge of Chemistry methods, lab equipment, and operation of LIMS system required. TrackWise, and SAP experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills when communicating with senior management, colleagues, peers and management of other departments, etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong technical skills.
  • Experience in sterile/aseptic manufacturing operations and laboratory methods validation strongly preferred.



Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

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