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Labeling / Packaging Operator I

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Irvine, California, US, 92618

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info


If you’re like people at Teva, you dare to be different. We’re making well-being a way of life for our customers and our colleagues. Join us in helping to make healthcare more accessible to more patients, while supporting one of the most innovative teams in the industry.

Teva’s Irvine, CA production site is one of our complex manufacturing and supply chain operations.

We are strengthening and adding to our critical teams with great talent and capabilities. Teva, a global organization, with a brand of evolving success.  Be part of it!


We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance


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


Teva is searching for a Labeling Packaging Operator to join our team in Irvine!


As a labeling / Packaging Operator you will setup and operate packaging equipment on an assigned production line to package quality product in high quantities.


Hours for this role: 2nd shift – 2pm – 10:30pm Monday – Friday. (OT as needed to include weekends and evenings).


You will:

  • Setup, maintain, and operate equipment on assigned lines in proper functioning order per SOPs including performing the changeover of equipment as required.
  • Exhibit a firm operational knowledge of at least 2 of the main pieces of equipment in the Packaging Department: I.E. Newman Labelers, Eisai Inspection Machines, MAB and Cartoners. 
  • Demonstrate high competence in the setup and the functionality of vision systems, thermal printers, and secondary packaging equipment.
  • Exhibit trouble-shooting skills at a moderate level: Monitor the product labeling operation for obvious labeling defects and make adjustments to equipment if necessary.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation throughout the run of the lot, including performance of Quality Challenges.
  • Assist the leads daily, with completing the reconciliation of a batch record and equipment logbooks.
  • Maintain communication between leads, shifts, and quality assurance personnel.
  • Ensure production levels are maintained. Maintain communication between line leads if equipment problems arise.
  • Assist Maintenance, Engineering, and Validation departments with equipment setup, changeovers, and operation of new equipment and new parts when needed.
  • Work in other areas of Packaging as required (i.e. hand packing, kit assembly).
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment while complying with all cGMPs and SOP’s.



  • High School education or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of 1+ years related production experience required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Firm knowledge of SOP’s and cGMP’s.
  • High mechanical aptitude (including machine set up and disassembly) strongly preferred.
  • 1 year previous pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and inventory control systems preferred.
  • This role requires the ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift up to 50 lbs.



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