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Project Manager

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Irvine, California, US, 00000

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!


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!


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.

Job Description

This position is responsible for planning, managing, and executing all product-related projects for Quality at the Irvine, CA site. These projects include, but are not limited to new product launches, volume transfers, material qualifications, alternate supplier / site qualifications, tech transfers from R&D to commercial Ops, process changes, equipment qualification, and scale-up changes. This individual will work with cross-functional teams at the site, and at other internal and external locations. All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed included in other related duties or assignments.

•    Schedule project kickoff meetings and manage all project information, communications, and schedules. Ensure teams develop timelines / critical paths and strategies to facilitate “right the first time” project execution - 25% of time
•    Coordinate cross-functional and multi-site efforts to ensure project execution according to schedule. Define and schedule team meeting times, frequencies, and forums - 20% of time
•    Maintain project database (NPIS); develop baselines, track milestones, and communicate strategies and action plans. Hold routine project update meetings and provide agendas, minutes, and other status reports as required -10% of time
•    Provide leadership and guidance to the project team, particularly during the execution phase; develop with the team the optimum batch sizes and system setups needed to meet project requirements. Ensure teams adhere to all tools and processes - 15% of time
•    With the team, anticipate and quantify technical, operational, and quality risks and plan contingencies for all assigned projects - 10% of time
•    Utilize team to identify constraints within the site and solve conflicts based on priorities set by site and above site groups - 10% of time
•    Serve as the primary point of contact for all assigned projects - 10% of time
•    Responsible for completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments.
•    Responsible for maintaining work areas and performing job functions in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) instructions.
•    Responsible for performing additional related duties as assigned.
•    Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers.
•    Must be able to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality, integrity and discretion.
•    Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required.
•    Must be able to interpret and formulate basic mathematical calculations.
•    Able to identify solutions to general problems through collaboration and creativity.
•    Solves a range of straightforward problems.
•    Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required   
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with a global pharmaceutical company, with pharmaceutical project management experience. 
  • Experience working with or managing cross-functional, multi-site teams. 
  • Working knowledge of industry guidelines and applicability to the site’s products. 
  • Understanding of FDA requirements for product launches and changes.   
  • Minimum 1 year working with Aseptic products, and change management. 
  • Experience with Operational Excellence and Lean Six Sigma initiatives. 
  • Project management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Skill levels in MS Office including proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Project, Excel, SharePoint


Project Management

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CI / Black Belt / Six Sigma Process

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