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Associate Director - Device Engineer

Date: Feb 14, 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

The Associate Director - Device Engineer will be part of the device engineering and combination products team within the Global Manufacturing Science & Technology (GMS&T) group. 

This position will work closely with the R&D Device Teams within Teva along with the commercial manufacturing sites (including CMOs) to manage and support the industrialization of devices and combination products to enable successful on-time product launches. The successful candidate will collaborate with these groups to manage the formal R&D / Teva Global Operations (TGO) Hand-in Hand process for devices to ensure robust device designs are developed for future commercial scale. This will include the molding and pre-assembly stages, final assembly, QC activities (incoming and outgoing parts), filling process and Industrialization, ensuring the knowledge is transferred successfully from R&D to the commercial manufacturing site. The successful candidate will also work closely with R&D to identify appropriate manufacturing partners, giving feedback to the R&D device design teams. In addition, this team will be responsible for post-launch activities, including device change support, supplier relations, and device machine engineering.


A significant component of this position will entail developing corporate programs for standardization, as well as increased efficiency through automation solutions for manufacturing and assembly, and product testing. A strong knowledge of both device and pharma activities is strongly preferred.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Global R&D (GR&D) device engineering and combination products development activities.
  • Manage the industrialization activities of devices and combination products
  • Manage and support training and knowledge transfer within the Teva manufacturing sites
  • Identification of possible new manufacturing technologies appropriate for the current and future pipeline.
  • Support due diligence activities as required.


Travel Requirements:

  • This role will require between 10 - 20% travel / time out of the office. You will also be required to attend international web-based meetings (multiple time zones).
  • Degree in Engineering, Physics, or another relevant field.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Knowledge of Device quality management systems (in accordance with ISO13485 and 21CFR 820)
  • Experience of managing device development projects - ideally from concept to launch
  • Understanding of device development and manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of device and drug/device combination regulatory requirements
  • Sterile product development experience
What We Offer
  • 24 days paid holiday per year + bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Plus a number of flexible benefits: buy and sell annual leave, cycle to work scheme, online and instore discounts and many more
Sub Function
Technical Transfer
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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.