Sterile Specialist

Date:  Jul 19, 2024

Runcorn, United Kingdom, WA7 3FA

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  34856

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 number of openings for Sterile Specialists to join our team on a Full Time, Permanent basis in Runcorn.


At Teva Runcorn, we develop, manufacture and market innovative and affordable medicines, specialising in sterile liquid products mainly used for treating respiratory conditions using Blow-Fill-Seal technology as well as injectable Combination Products such as our MS treatment Copaxone.

A Day In The Life Of A Sterile Specialist

As a Sterile Specialist, you will ultimately be responsible as the final checkpoint, for each high grade pharma product batch that leaves our site. You’ll be dispensing, manufacturing and filling our products throughout the Manufacturing Operations department. You can take pride that your actions enable Teva’s patients to receive lifesaving/enhancing medication each day.

What we do every day matters, applying passion and commitment to improve health. Our culture is about not only what we do, but how we do it. Here’s how you could play your part as a Sterile Specialist…


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support filling machine set-up/start up activities in accordance with cleanroom SOPs and cGMP
  • Plan, dispense, manufacture and fill Teva’s sterile products
  • Take an active role in trouble shooting and resolving process issues in a quick and effective manner, ultimately contributing to the achievement of site performance targets
  • Take ownership of reporting any instances of non-conformance are communicated to management team
  • Complete batch & associated manufacturing documentation right first time in accordance with SOPs and ensure compliance with cGMP

Who We Are Looking For

Are you a recent graduate with a Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline who has a passion for working in a business which improves patients’ lives?

Or alternatively you may have experience of working in batch manufacturing (mixing/filling) within in a highly regulated industry such as food manufacturing, pharma, medical devices or any other similar environment.


If either – we’d love to hear from you!


Do you have:

  • Strong technical and problem solving skills that can be applied to pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Good attention to detail 

Are you:

  • A good communicator and self-starter
  • Able to set and deliver high performance standards for self and team members
  • Able to work as part of an operations team

What We Offer

  • 23.5 paid shift holidays per year with the option to buy and sell up to 3.5 days annual leave each year
  • Private healthcare scheme through Bupa
  • A formal training and development programme specific to your role and department
  • Company pension – flexible employee and employer contributions
  • Competitive salary and shift allowance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • A number of health benefits including: Life Assurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Income protection
  • Plus many other flexible benefits via salary sacrifice: Cycle to work scheme, online and in store discounts and much more

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

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner. #TJ

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.