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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Runcorn, GB, WA73FA

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who Are We

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 several opportunities available for Scientists to join our passionate and knowledgeable New Product Development team 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. In addition, we are currently preparing to add to our existing technology platform with the introduction of biopharmaceutical products to the site.


We are also home to two R&D centres and a Sterile Training Academy— a centre of excellence within Teva for sterile manufacturing, safety and compliance training.


Hear directly from our employees about what life at Teva is really like - https://www.tevauk.com/yourcareer/whats-it-like-to-work-at-teva/

A Day in the life of a Scientist

  • To provide support to the development of new products (Solutions, Emulsion, Suspension formulations including sterile inhalation and ophthalmic products) within the Development Team
  • To perform and document laboratory work/experiments and contribute to performance improvements ensuring project milestones are achieved within agreed timescales and in compliance with cGMP, HSE, Regulatory and customer requirements
  • To perform work packages to execute transfer of technology of new products to the Runcorn Site Receiving Teams to enable on time new product launches

Who We Are Looking For

Do you have?

  • A degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacy or a related subject
  • Previous experience of working in a Pharmaceutical Lab (although, not essential)
  • Knowledge of Analytical development
  • Knowledge of Process development and Analytical support
  • Knowledge and Application of Analytical Techniques, Method Development and Validation


Are you?

  • A motivated, driven individual and keen to progress your career within NPD/R&D
  • A team player and able to work effectively with peers
  • Analytical and have strong problem solving skills
  • A confident communicator and able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing


If so, we would love to hear from you!

What We Offer

At Teva Runcorn, we are committed to growing your career and supporting your development from the moment you join us. We encourage all staff to seek out opportunities for development – whether that is in Runcorn or at any of our other sites across the world. We provide a wide range of learning and development opportunities to support your growth and career progression and where possible, we can even support you with funding should you wish to pursue formal professional qualifications.


As well as this, we offer a fantastic benefits package, which includes:

  • 24 days holiday per year + bank holidays (with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave each year)
  • Excellent training and development
  • Company pension – flexible employee and employer contributions
  • Competitive salary
  • 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


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

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