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Senior Manager, Engineering and Facilities

Date: Jun 21, 2019

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

The Senior Manager, Engineering and Facilities oversees employees involved in the 24/7 plant operation and maintenance of the various central utility systems at TEVA Parenteral, Irvine.

You will:

  • Monitor and control building automation systems to ensure the production areas are within specification to support the operations of aseptic filling of parenteral products
  • Oversee and maintain lyophilization, refrigeration and vacuum systems preventative and emergency maintenance activities
  • Oversee and review contracted maintenance work to ensure work is done correctly and in a quality manner and oversee the fire alarms and protection systems
  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM): assign, review and closeout routine and non-routine work orders. Review EAM job plans, make changes where needed
  • Oversee Kronos timekeeping, approve end of pay period timecards, enter and maintain record of vacation, sick, personal days
  • Participate in performance management process for all direct reports. Assign tasks to 2nd and 3rd shift Techs, track progress and verify completion of maintenance and critical system operations.
  • Verify all direct reports keep up to date with compliance, GMP and safety training
  • Seek out cost savings, document savings and submit for review
  • Supervise personnel responsible for operating and maintaining the Central Utility Plant develop processes and systems to ensure 24/7 operation with minimal down time 
  • Oversee repair, preventative and emergency maintenance for all of the HVAC equipment, steam and hot water boilers, water heaters and heat exchangers, chillers, pumps, compressed air and vacuum systems; including critical systems operation and maintenance, such as Water for Injection, Purified Water, Clean Steam and Clean gases distribution. Make recommendations for operational improvement as technical SME for these systems
  • Provide input and assistance in maintaining maintenance log for GMP and other critical areas.  Along with others, oversee responsibility for change control
  • Support energy saving initiatives by installing high efficiency products and equipment, maintaining energy saving night setback, building lighting controls and VFD drives.  Replace outdated energy inefficient motors and equipment with high efficiency models
  • Work with the EAM maintenance information coordinator to realign preventive maintenance due dates. Review operation and maintenance manuals in order to write proper job plans for new assets. Update and correct existing job plans and eliminate unnecessary steps and excessive maintenance while following Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred. Equivalent combination of education/experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • 12 + years’ experience in pharmaceutical facilities in a GLP/GMP environment and 8+ years previous supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated prior experience with EAM, HVAC systems, Clean Utilities System and control sequences required
  • In depth knowledge of OSHA regulations, and comfortable working with the FDA, EPA, township and local authorities required
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with people, supervise assigned personnel, and problem solving
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. required

Function

Facilities

Sub Function

Facilities Management

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