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Automation Engineer

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Rho, IT, 0

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who we are


Teva, world leader with over 40.000 employees, in the field of equivalent medicines, with a differentiated business that also includes specialist medicines, over-the-counter drugs and the production and marketing of APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients), is present in Italy for over 25 years with a commercial branch and manufacturing sites.
Our mission is simple: improve the wellbeing of our patients.
We care about them and about our colleagues, creating a respectful, diverse and inclusive working environment, committing ourselves to maintaining high standards of quality, compliance and safety, always respecting our values:

Teva Code of conduct

We all work for one company and we work together to achieve a common goal.

Reporting to


Site Engineering Head

Main activities and responsibilities


Primary role:


The candidate will lead and manage the conceptual design, detailed design, specification, procurement, commissioning, qualification and maintenance of automation systems and computerized systems for cGMP production facilities. 
He will lead external resources and will be the primary reference point at site for all the activities related to automation, computer system validation, instrumentation and controls.



  • Lead automation related projects, in accordance with Teva engineering standard practices and delivers automation design documentation.
  • Support the Project team with automation requirements and instrumentation requirements.
  • Provides budgetary and schedule estimates projects related to new and existing process equipment and control systems.
  • Responsible for developing project documentation, commissioning and qualification of automation systems.
  • Site SME for the controls and instrumentation area.
  • Develops automation related SOPs.
  • Responsible for the definition and maintenance of the computerized system validation documents.
  • Assists in establishing preventive maintenance requirements and maintaining spare parts.
  • Evaluates new technologies for their application within a licensed GMP manufacturing facility.



  • Preferred bachelors degree in Engineering, or computer Science with appropriate industrial controls experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in automation and computer system validation. 
  • Knowledge of: DCS, PLC systems.
  • Preferred knowledge of: SCADA, Historian Systems and instrumentation configuration, programming and design in a cGMP environment.
  • Knowledge of industrial instrumentation and controls.
  • Desired experience: DCS Emerson Delta V, BMS systems, Siemens PLC systems, Historian Systems, Industrial Ethernet networks, Profibus.
  • Familiarity with project management skills: schedule, track progress, and make adjustments.
  • Batch processing understanding is a plus.

What we offer?


We try to take care of our employees, offering them small and large benefits. By way of example:


  • Canteen
  • Coffee Key
  • Recognition Program
  • Wellbeing Digital Platform
  • Welfare Platform
  • Health agreement with medical centers of excellence
  • Highly inclusive and multicultural working environment
  • Continuous learning and development programs (with full access to Linkedin Learning!)


Type of contract: long term contract.




Location and working program


Rho (MI), from monday to friday.

Teva's commitment to equal opportunities


Teva is committed to equal opportunities in the world of work. Our global policy requires equal employment opportunities to be provided regardless of age, race, religion, health, identity or gender expression, or any other legally recognized status that is entitled to protection under applicable laws.