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Manufacturing Engineer III- SLC West

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, US, 84116

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

If you’re like people at Teva, you dare to be different. We’re making well-being a way of life for our customers and our colleagues. Join us in helping to make healthcare more accessible to more patients while supporting one of the most innovative teams in the industry.

Teva’s Salt Lake City, Utah production site (s) are two of our complex manufacturing and supply chain operations. Our East site is located at our facility in Research Park, near the University of Utah (Address: 577 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, Utah. 84108) & our West Site is located near Salt Lake City International Airport (Address: 4745 Wiley Post Way, Salt Lake City, Utah. 84116).

We are strengthening and adding to our critical teams with great talent and capabilities: Teva, a global organization with a brand of evolving success. Be part of it!

We offer a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and Tuition Assistance.
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 have 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 the design, specification, acquisition, installation and qualification of manufacturing and/or packaging equipment associated with production of solid dose, gel, and patch pharmaceutical products.  This position may lead multi-disciplined teams to develop the requirements for needed capital equipment, manage the acquisition process, and lead the installation effort on site.  This position is also responsible for troubleshooting, identifying root causes of issues and opportunities for increasing efficiency and capacity.  


All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in other related duties or assignments. 

•    Responsible for developing project timelines based on input from end users as well as suppliers, then manages projects to meet established schedules.
•    Responsible for establishing User Requirements and System Specifications for equipment used in the production of pharmaceutical products, according to SOPs.
•    Responsible for soliciting and evaluating proposals from equipment vendors for purchase of equipment. 
•    Responsible for interfacing with relevant stakeholders/departments to lead the installation and qualification of new equipment and upgrades to existing equipment.
•    Responsible for assisting relevant stakeholders/departments in the development of new production areas.
•    Responsible for investigation equipment performance and determining solutions. 
•    Responsible for contributing to and writing Qualification Protocols, SOPs and PMs in support of all new equipment and production processes.
•    Responsible for performing and/or supporting the qualification of new and modified equipment.
•    Responsible for troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
•    Responsible for programming (PLC and HMI) of new and existing manufacturing and packaging equipment.
•    Responsible for writing and execution of change controls for new and existing equipment.
•    Responsible for directing or overseeing the work of junior personnel as needed.
•    Responsible for completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments.   
•    Responsible for 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. 
•    Responsible for performing additional related duties as assigned.


Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered. 

•    Requires Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 7 years relevant progressive experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment within pharmaceutical, medical device or nutraceutical industries.
•    Prefer knowledge in mechanical design software such as SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD, and familiarity with machine controls software
•    Requires experience with and understanding of equipment controls, troubleshooting of machine systems and the installation, qualification and ongoing support of production equipment.
•    Prefer tablet compression and/or encapsulation experience.

•    Computer proficiency with comprehensive working knowledge of MS Office products and systems such as SAP, Oracle, TrackWise and other computer relational databases.
•    Detail oriented with ability analyze information, create metrics and articulate the link to business needs/objectives.
•    Interact positively and collaborate with co-workers, management and external partners.
•    Detailed knowledge and experience with change control and applicable qualification and validation processes. 
•    Ability to work in a team environment through conflict resolution and negotiations, influence and lead others with and/or without direct supervisory authority.
•    Self-directed with ability to organize and prioritize work. 
•    Communicate effectively with strong written and oral communication and technical writing skills.
•    Familiarity with engineering design principles as related to validation.
•    Project management skills.
•    Subject matter expert on tablet compression equipment and process.



Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

Reports To

In process of validation

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