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Associate Director Site Quality Assurance

Date: Jul 13, 2021

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, US, 84116

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

This position is responsible for providing oversight supporting manufacturing operations in the areas of shop floor quality, quality engineering, document control and material/product disposition. This position ensures that quality standards, policies and procedures are maintained while facilitating improvements and building a collaborative team environment with internal and external stakeholders.  This position represents QA leadership and interacts closely with other areas such as Operations, Manufacturing Science and Technology, Supply Chain and Quality Control.


What you will be responsible for:

  • Management and development of direct and indirect reports on multiple shifts to ensure compliance, quality, efficiency, effectiveness and continuity of departmental operations.
  • Developing and executing plans to ensure adequate resources and staffing to accomplish required tasks.
  • Collaborating with appropriate departments to resolve technical and compliance issues.
  • Efficient, uninterrupted operation of the facility in accordance with requirements such as GMP, FDA, MHRA, EMEA, OSHA, EPA, DEA, etc.
  • Participating in partner, internal and regulatory inspections and audits.
  • Reviewing and approving investigations, standard operating procedures, protocols, risk assessments and other quality records.
  • Improving and maintaining quality systems to ensure compliance with cGMP’s, SOP’s, company policies, procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Directing teams responsible for batch record issuance, raw material release, batch record review, finished product release, sampling and sample delivery, change control, complaint management, CAPA and documentation control management.
  • Completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments.   
  • Maintaining work areas and performing job functions in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Batch Record instructions. 


What you will bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a scientific discipline.
  • 7 years’ experience in the GMP environment. 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Quality Assurance within pharmaceutical or medicaldevice production, preferably experience in the manufacturing of oral solid dosage forms.
  • Prefer direct experience with the manufacturing of various pharmaceutical dosage forms.
  • Prefer direct experience with Health Authority Inspections (FDA/EMA, ANVISA, etc.)



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Manufacturing Quality Assurance

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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

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.


Inclusion & Diversity at Teva 
Empowering our diverse employee base and creating an inclusive culture is both a business imperative and an opportunity to bring us closer to our patients, our partners and our communities. Teva employees respect and embrace a diverse range of experiences, capabilities and perspectives that connect us to new insights and opportunities, while building a more inclusive culture for all. We strive to enable a work environment where all employees can feel engaged and know they are making an important contribution to improving health and making people feel better.

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