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Maintenance Technician III

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Irvine, California, US, 92602

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.  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. Join us on our journey of growth! For more on Teva, check us out at or

Job Description

Teva is searching for a Maintenance Tech III (Manufacturing/Packaging) to join our team in Irvine!

As a Maintenance Tech, you are responsible for diagnosing/troubleshooting, repairing, and general maintenance of aseptic manufacturing and packaging systems through the application of his expertise, background and experience on mechanical, controls and electrical maintenance trade skills.

You will use your technical knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical production equipment, lyophilization, including: washers, fillers, autoclaves, cappers, conveyors, vision systems, mechanical/electrical/controls design, servicing requirements, and spare parts requirements.

You will:

  • Create and execute corrective maintenance Work Orders and Preventive Maintenance (PM).
  • Ensure spare parts are kept within inventory levels and that manufacturing system documentation is current.
  • Ensure maintenance systems are in compliance and follow Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Support operational readiness and effectiveness and validation of manufacturing systems
  • Effectively work with the maintenance organization and maintenance management
  • Effectively communicate with groups outside of maintenance, such as production, quality and technical teams
  • Support smooth execution of projects within the production and packaging areas and ensure that all systems maintain their validated states
  • Support the implementation of change controls and the investigations related process equipment and systems
  • High school / GED education or equivalent experience required. A.A. or A.S. degree or vocational courses in areas such as welding, mechanics, electrical, control systems preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment as a mechanic or technician required. 3 years’ experience within biopharmaceutical manufacturing or maintenance preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a high volume manufacturing environment as a mechanic or technician
  • Knowledge of cGMPs, change control processes, FDA-regulated industry documentation practices, electronic database packages (e.g., CMMS/EAM, etc.), inventory systems required
  • Computer skills including: Windows XP, Excel, Word required
  • Effective oral/written communication skills in English with the ability to interface with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to lift loads of 50 lbs
Sub Function
Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty
Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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