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Maintenance Engineer III

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Irvine, California, US, 92618

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

Teva is searching for a Senior Project Engineer to join our team in Irvine, CA!

This position is in the Engineering Department, which supports Operations. The Sr. Project Engineer provides technical support, leadership and accountability for the execution of capital projects.


You will contribute to the successful implementation of system and facility improvement projects and drive enhancements around manufacturing KFA (key focus areas) goals including: people/safety, quality/regulatory/ compliance, customer, financials, and operational excellence, data integrity, recovery, filling, packaging and utility control system design, documentation, testing, validation, and commissioning.


You will:

  • Participate in all activities required to support production projects including campaign support, troubleshooting, rotational 24/7 on-call support, investigations, periodic reviews, root cause analysis, safety and Quality preventive and corrective actions.
  • Monitor and analyze manufacturing data to provide support for process discrepancies, validation protocols, process transfers, or equipment troubleshooting.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation related to the operation of equipment (Execute and document acceptance testing and validation of assembly lines and fixtures.
  • Support site audits and inspections as subject matter expert for assigned areas/projects and implement corrections as needed.
  • Design and execute large and/or strategic projects in line with overall department and site strategies including planning, design, implementation, installation, commissioning and qualification.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive projects, including gathering requirements, defining scope, creating estimates, and planning resources, developing a schedule and tracking progress.
  • Communicate customer requirements, specifications, project schedule, and budget constraints to cross-functional teams, including engineers, senior management and consultants. Develop status reports, including project financials, ensuring the project team is meeting customer requirements and measuring cost controls.
  • Contribute to the increasing efficiency and effectiveness of the Engineering groups by participating in infrastructure improvements with respect to guidelines, procedures, practices, standards and cross-functional business processes. Have a mindset of sharing insights and improvements, and participate in/lead design reviews.
  • Assess causes of problems and provide technical support and direction to project team to resolve issues.
  • Adapt to rapidly changing priorities and the flexibility to support operations in accordance with the manufacturing schedule.



  • Six years’ experience as Project/Process Engineer in Pharma Industry with GxP pharmaceutical technology experience or related technical experience.
  • Project Management experience with Project delivery experience of $100K to $3MM budget including capital projects strongly preferred.
  • B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Demonstrated experience installing critical machinery and automation equipment in GxP environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively and manage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Capable of identifying related work scopes, identification of process steps, resource skills required and accurate estimation of timelines.
  • Sound contractor management skills.
  • Thorough, detail-oriented and a good communicator.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • A desire to innovate and improve processes and demonstrated experience driving lean concepts in design and execution.
  • Strong adherence to compliance and safety requirements, cGMPs, SOPs, and other manufacturing documents.
  • Ability to be customer-focused, self-driven and comfortable with ambiguity and complex problem solving. Able to quickly prioritize work in alignment with business and customer needs.
  • Team-oriented with a passion for continuous improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Experience in Sterile pharma industry preferred.



Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

Reports To

In process of validation

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