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Chemist II - 2nd shift

Date: Jul 14, 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 Chemist II to join our team in Irvine!


The Chemist II role requires the ability to work in a fast paced Quality Control laboratory.  Proficiency performing wet chemistry and analytical testing required.  This role is responsible hand-on testing, preparation of solutions and reagents, analysis of samples and interpretation/reporting of data.  


You will:


• Perform routine QC testing of raw materials, in-process samples, finished product and stability samples.
• Utilize wet chemistry techniques (USP/EP/JP) and various analytical instruments (For example: HPLC, IR, UV, GC, Hunter Color, Osmometer, IC, AA)
• Provide support for non-routine testing include but not limited to cleaning verifications, investigations, new product studies.
• Partner with colleagues within Quality Control to manage expected timelines.
• Communicate and document results clearly and contemporaneously. 
• Raise challenges to laboratory leadership timely.
• Complete training requirements and maintain current training status.
• Participate in weekly calibrations and troubleshooting of instruments.
• Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, Federal and local laws



• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Chemistry, or equivalent education
• 5 years relevant progressive experience in a GMP Quality Control environment required
• 3 years of pharmaceutical experience
• Working knowledge of cGMP and other applicable industry regulatory requirements as they relate to the production of pharmaceutical products and associated quality systems required.
• Experience with LIMS, Empower, ChemStation and Chromeleon.  (LabWare LIMS and/or Empower) preferred.
• Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation and strong understanding of method validation requirements.
• Understanding of the principles of analytical chemistry as it applies to HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis and other general analytical techniques and compendia.
• Computer proficiency with comprehensive working knowledge of MS Office products, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle and manufacturing/quality systems such as LIMS, TrackWise.
• Ability to effectively document a process and work performed. 




Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

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Empowering our diverse employee base and creating an inclusive culture is both a business imperative and an opportunity to bring us closer to our patients, our partners and our communities. Teva employees respect and embrace a diverse range of experiences, capabilities and perspectives that connect us to new insights and opportunities, while building a more inclusive culture for all. We strive to enable a work environment where all employees can feel engaged and know they are making an important contribution to improving health and making people feel better.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles