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Senior Human Factors Scientist

Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Runcorn, United Kingdom, WA7 3FA

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  42955

Who We Are?

We touch the lives of over 200 million patients every day, and billions every year. After all, everyone needs healthcare or medication at some point. Yet until today, you may not have heard of us. We’re Teva, a global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare to patients around the world and we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Human Factors Scientist to join the team on a Full Time, Permanent basis in Runcorn.


Teva’s Combination Products and Devices (CPD) R&D team, based in Abbots Park, Runcorn, develops needle-based injection devices for delivery of Teva’s sterile liquid medications.  Our broad portfolio of both generic and specialty medicines covers a variety of device technologies, Pre-Filled Syringes (PFS), pen injectors and autoinjectors, for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including anaphylaxis, migraine and diabetes.

A Day In The Life Of A Senior Human Factors Scientist

  • Support the human factors activities at various stages of development, from research through design, verification and validation, and into life-cycle management.

  • Direct and lead other Human Factors colleagues within projects

  • Work with Teva’s Human Factors vendors to ensure that their output meets Human Factors best-practice and the requirements of Teva’s QMS

  • Follow Human Factors processes and procedures according to regulations and best practice.

  • Review and update Teva’s HF processes and methods against regulations and best-practice

  • Lead and support use-related risk management activities and support other risk management activities within SDT.

  • Ensure compliance with Teva’s Quality Management System

  • Collaborate internally and externally

  • Travel globally as required to support the projects, up to 20% of time out of the office.

  • Author Human Factors documents for design history file.

  • Review Human Factors work from colleagues

Who We Are Looking For


Do You Have?

  • A degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics, Industrial Design or similar is essential

  • Post graduate education in Human Factors, Product Development is desirable

  • Previous relevant industry experience in human factors

  • Understanding of device and drug/device regulatory requirements

  • Understanding of consumer product design from concept to commercialization

  • Training in Design Controls and Human Factors for medical devices

  • Experience in analysing human factors assessments of devices, products, labeling and packaging

  • A background of performing human factors root cause analysis and problem solving to support development and LCM activities


Are You?

  • Capable of operating independently

  • A good communicator both verbally and in written form including high quality human factors documentation

  • Bringing an aptitude for working in a team environment and operating outside remit to meet deadlines when necessary

  • Able to influence


If so, we'd love to hear from you!



Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

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Internal application for the position will close on Monday 5th December 2022 #TJ

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