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Equipment Technical Specialist

Date: Apr 8, 2021

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

We are currently recruiting an Equipment Technical Specialist to join the Quality Control department in Runcorn


The Equipment Technical Specialist will provide technical and scientific expertise to the department to ensure robust documentation, procedural processes and measures are in order to achieve customer service targets. 


The role will also include quality leadership, problem solving, study leadership and co-ordination/management of the laboratory activities to achieve departmental goals in agreed timelines - maintaining cGMP, H&S, Regulatory and Customer requirements.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To comply with company policies, procedures and standards, cGMP, cGLP, H&S, Regulatory and Customer requirements.
  • To Plan, design, and co-ordinate (project lead) laboratory based projects
  • To generate, update & implement documentation including SOP’s, analytical docs, IQ/OQ protocols, quality reports, etc
  • To contribute to the review, improvement and introduction of laboratory processes and systems to support continuous improvement.
  • To support completion of NCR/CAPA closeouts via tracking log (trackwise) and to support completion of rolling review ensuring target of zero is adhered to.
  • To communicate effectively within Quality Control and across other departments to ensure continuity of activities.

Who We Are Looking For

Do You Have?

  • A degree in Chemistry and significant experience of analytical chemistry and equipment validation
  • Specialist knowledge in a number of the following areas; CSV, Data Integrity, HPLC systems and troubleshooting experience, LIMS, Statistical techniques, GC, , particle analysis,
  • Significant project management/support experience with proven ability to plan resources and manage priorities to consistently deliver on time against tight project timelines.
  • High level of problem solving skills and able to use a range of structured tools to complement background knowledge.


Are You?

  • A strong communicator with the ability to persuade and influence all levels of colleagues, regulators and industry specialists
  • Tenacious and keen to drive projects through to completion against agreed timetable
  • Able to work effectively with peers, partners and others, to positively impact performance

What We Offer

  • 24 days paid holiday per year
  • Company pension
  • Excellent training and development
  • A number of health benefits including: Life Assurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Income protection
  • Plus many other flexible benefits: Buy and sell annual leave, cycle to work scheme, online and in store discounts and much more



Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

At Teva, we pride ourselves on being a company where we can all thrive, and where everyone feels comfortable being their true self.

Diversity and inclusion sits at the heart of everything we do. By valuing difference, we can be a better employer for our colleagues, and provide a better service for our customers and patients. That is why we are constantly looking for ways in which we can learn from each other, embrace what makes us unique and contribute to a fairer society free from discrimination and prejudice