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Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist I

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, US, 84108

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!


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. This position is located at our facility in Research Park, near the University of Utah (577 Chipeta Way, 84108). For more on Teva, check us out at or

Job Description

Position Summary


Under general supervision, the Pharm Tech Specialist I determines the critical aspects of manufacturing equipment with regard to product and process, and writes protocols and other records related test results.  Prepares final reports that identify the results of protocol testing and the conditions of release.  Assists in conducting efficiency studies and in the identification of process improvement opportunities.  Participates in project coordination activities.


Key Responsibilities


  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.
  • Provides assistance in troubleshooting to manufacturing and packaging areas.
  • Interfaces with Quality Assurance and Research & Development (R&D) on process requirements for new and current products.
  • Assists with on-site transfer projects and product scale-up activities.
  • Recommends improvements in manufacturing and control systems.
  • Assures that protocols are approved through proper channels; writes and revises validation protocols.
  • Executes validation protocols per related SOPs and assures that acceptance criteria related to validation protocols are met.
  • Assures that all test data is gathered and recorded in accordance with cGMP requirements.
  • Analyzes data to ascertain if it meets related protocol acceptance criteria; writes deviation reports as required upon failures to meet protocol acceptance criteria.
  • Writes reports and assures that they are approved through proper channels.
  • Provides support in investigations and other troubleshooting activities.
  • Prepares batch record documentation.
  • Develops and communicates project timelines and status.
  • Complies with all GMP and safety requirements, SOP’s and Company policies and procedures.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.




Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field from an accredited college or university and one (1) to two (2) years experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Graduate degree preferred




Minimum One (1) to two (2) years process technician or laboratory experience in a manufacturing environment.



Sub Function

Technical Transfer

Reports To

Senior Principal Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist

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.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City