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Automation engineer - modernization team

Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: Opava, CZ, 747 70

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

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 are looking for an Automation engineer to join our production site in Opava and become a key part of our brand new modernization team! 


Key accountabilities

  • Shape and follow-up the implementation of the automation uses cases on site, ranging
  • Supports the physical connection  part of the data acquisition by supervising the implementation of additional sensors and controllers
  • Handle the interface with automation integrators and ensure the implementation of new ways of working related to technology on site

As Automation engineer you will

  • Collaborate with automation expert for the identification of opportunities, definition of prioritization of automation efforts potential solutions
  • Identify challenges and requirements (packaging constraints, utilities, HSE requirements, flexibility need, etc.) related to automation projects
  • Lead the implementation of local automation initiatives and ensure the integration and coordinate actions with local integrators from quotation to implementation, to system test and release
  • Support the implementation of additional sensors and controllers on existing equipment to capture additional data
  • Ensure implementation of new standard work on line and support operators and maintenance technicians with the new way of working
  • Support maintenance and improvement of the solutions (e.g. vision based system algorithm review, equipment calibration, etc.)

Who are we searching for?

From technical perspective you have 

  • BS/ MS degree in Industrial, Electrical or Mechanical engineering
  • Very good knowledge of classical and new automation technologies (Cobots, Robots, Vision systems, AGV, automated warehouse)
  • Experience of implementation at scale of industrial projects.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and data acquisition
  •  From perspective of leadership you have
  • Experience in technical projects management
  • Experience with external stakeholders management to handle the collaboration with local integrators
  • Good communication and collaboration skills


 You have

  • Strong interest in new technologies, high energy level
  • Ability to effectively work with multiple stakeholders
  • Attitude to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High resilience and creativity
  • Fluency in English and Czech, both written and spoken is a must ​

What we offer

  • background of a leading pharmaceutical company with a long tradition on the market
  • job contract with competitive salary and flexible working hours
  • career development opportunities
  • annual salary increase
  • annual performance bonuses
  • rewards for work and life anniversaries
  • 5 weeks of annual leave, 3 days of sick leave and additional days off beyond the scope of the labor law.
  • sponsored company catering
  • cafeteria benefits system with the amount of CZK 17,000 / year, company’s recreational facilities in Karlov pod Pradědem- Jeseniky mountains
  • additional healthcare benefits


If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, send us your CV in English.

Please, kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All personal data is protected by law and will be treated in confidence.

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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.