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Assoc Dir - Design Engineering ( API )

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Location: Mumbai, IN, 400063

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

Primary purpose:

  • You will Drive Engineering standardization in TAPI and establish consistent engineering approach across the network according to Teva's and industry's standards
  • You will be working on engineering projects across different Global Sites of TAPI, in particular on all pre-project phases (master plans, programs, preliminary studies, conceptual design) as an Design Manager-TAPI. You will be part of Teva internal Global Design teams based in Mumbai and will be working in collaboration with project manager, TAPI R&D, TAPI MS&T and TAPI EHS".
  •  Design Manager- TAPI is experienced with all basic unit operations utilized in the manufacturing of API products. The ideal candidate will have process design and operations experience working on API facilities. You will be accountable for conceptual and basic engineering design for all major API projects in TGO and drive the department for standardization and consistent engineering approach in the network.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  1. Write Engineering standards and guidelines for TAPI's technology
  2. Drive conceptual and basic design for strategic projects in TAPI and for New technologies. Working closely with project manager, GE's Design team,  TAPI R&D, TAPI MS&T and TAPI EHS
  3. Support sites for master planning and preliminary studies. Approve basic design (CERs) for projects >500K$  
  4. Drive knowledge sharing program and professional forums across the network
  5.  You should lead the Conceptual Design of API production projects from the initial ideas to a firm basis for decision and there on to proceed in subsequent project phases.
  6. Develop new or expansion within existing production units by ensuring the following steps:
  • Data collection and processes analysis 
  • Generate conceptual design deliverables such as Process Flow Diagrams, Process Descriptions, Containment Philosophies, as well as Material and Energy Balances.
  • General arrangement planning and development of Layout including Risk analysis of the facility.
  • Preparation and writing of Process Equipment URS, SOP’s and Risk analysis including their Standardization.
  • Analysis of different discipline support functions and constructability review




  1. Minimum of 15-20 yrs. in process design in the Pharmaceutical industry.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  3. Candidate should have exposure on working on international projects across the Globe; especially in Europe and US.
  4. Knowledge of how cGMP’s affect process design and equipment specification.
  5. Progressive ability, capacity and aptitude in administration to plan, organize, supervise and coordinate technical work while obtaining cooperation from others. Analytical thinking, structured problem solving skills, superior communications skills, team building and strong work ethic.
  6. Site master planning and conceptual design for major capital projects (Greenfields and Brownfields)
  7. Understanding of Regulatory and Documentation compliance requirements (GMP and EHS)
  8. Demonstrated knowledge of GEP 
  9. You are rigorous, independent, and curious, with good communication skills and the ability to manage projects in an international context. You are able to demonstrate the ability of persuasion and listening.
  10. You are flexible and ready to travel a lot if needed.


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Environmental Health and Safety

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Senior Director-Global Design

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.