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Chemist I

Date: Jun 10, 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

Summary: Performs testing of raw materials and drug products, maintenance and calibration of
analytical instruments, prepares standard and sample solutions and maintains appropriate
Essential Job Functions: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be
required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific
• Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures,
and state, federal and local laws.
• Conducts scheduled preventive maintenance and calibration of equipment (i.e., pH
meter, HPLC, dissolution equipment, etc).
• Prepares standard and sample solutions as required by the test methods.
• Operates general analytical instruments during testing (i.e., HPLC, GC, UV, automatic
titrator, IR, AA and TLC).
• Performs wet Chemistry tests (i.e., LOD, pH, titration, etc.).
• May perform analysis on intermediate and finished products.
• Maintains appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOP’s.
• Complies with all cGLP/GMP and safety requirements, laboratory SOP’s and Company
policies and procedures.
• Performs peer review of other chemist’s work.
• Participates in troubleshooting of analytical test methods and laboratory instruments.
• Complies with good housekeeping and safety practices.
• Performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related science from an accredited
college or university; and a minimum of zero (0) – one (1) years of related laboratory work
experience in a pharmaceutical environment; or an equivalent combination of training and

Knowledge of:
• Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA),
and other regulatory requirements.
• Quality control systems.
• Basic math skills, including basic statistics.
• Basic Chemistry or related sciences.
• FDA compliance standards, regulations and guidelines.
• Sample preparation techniques.
• Spectroscopic techniques.
• Chromatographic system.
• Computer applications and programs.
• Compliance with DEA and site requirements regarding the handling, use and disposal of
controlled substances.

Skill in:
• Reading, writing and speaking English.
• Reading, understanding and compliance with Company policies and procedures, including
safety rules and regulations.
• Operating a personal computer.
• Accurately performing routine testing procedures, as scheduled.
• Accurately and precisely performs testing.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Incumbents in this class are subject to
extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds, vision to
monitor and moderate to loud noise levels. Incumbents may be exposed to or work with toxic
materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment. Work is performed in
laboratory environments. Incumbents must be able to use personal protective equipment, (e.g.
respirators, gloves, etc.)



Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

Reports To

Senior Manager Quality Control

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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. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to  support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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