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CSV Specialist - Fixed Term Contract

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Runcorn, GB, WA7 3FA

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

Teva is a multinational company engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of branded and generic pharmaceuticals. Each patient is our customer and deserves medicines of the highest quality. Quality of the highest standard is our business.

At Teva Runcorn we are proud of the reputation that we have earned for being able to commercialise new aseptic sterile products for our group in an agile, efficient and compliant manner. We manufacture sterile products for use in the treatment of respiratory conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

We employ over 400 people, working in roles encompassing everything from quality assurance, manufacturing operations, research and development, chemistry, engineering, microbiology, quality control & systems and packaging.

We are currently looking for a CSV Specialist (12 month fixed term contract) to join us in Runcorn. The CSV Specialist will be an integral member of the CSV department, managing the CSV requirements and execution.
This is a key role that will:

• Manage the Periodic Review Process
• Perform external audits of vendors from a CSV perspective
• Establish the validation and compliance strategies and approaches within the site local projects
• Ensure adherence to Teva Standards and applicable regulatory requirements and practices,
• Validate manufacturing systems, Laboratory Systems and Business Systems
• Work under pressure and to strict deadlines
• Train people if required in CSV
• Provide weekly updates to the CSV Manager and escalate any issues as they occur
• Lead on projects as required


Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:

• Specialist knowledge of CSV derived through both practical experience and theoretical studies, within the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry
• Excellent understanding of the regulatory expectations relating to CSV
• A broad understanding of validation principles in general and the GMP expectations as applicable
• In depth knowledge of GAMP
• An understanding of Data Integrity in line with recent regulatory expectations
• Minimum of degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent
• Experience of CSV in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
• Working experience with manufacturing systems (i.e. PLC/SCADA), Lab systems and business information systems

In return we will offer you a clean, safe and professional environment where you will be rewarded for your dedication and given the opportunity to really contribute. We look to develop and progress our team through the business and provide a competitive salary, good holiday entitlement and benefits.

At Teva, we’re leading the way in our industry and we’re doing this through collaboration and creativity; by asking questions and challenging the norm; and by taking pride in our purpose of improving people’s health. To join us, please apply now!



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