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Chemist I

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, US, 00000

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

 


Summary: Performs complex testing of raw materials and drug products, maintenance and
calibration of analytical instruments, prepares standard and sample solutions, and maintains
appropriate records.
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
tasks.
• 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 routine testing (i.e., HPLC, GC, UV,
automatic titrator, IR, AA and TLC).
• Performs wet Chemistry tests (i.e., LOD, pH, titration, etc.).
• Performs analysis on intermediate and finished products.
• Maintains appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOP’s.
• Complies with all current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) current Good Laboratory
Practices (cGLP) and safety requirements, laboratory Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs) and Company policies and procedures.
• Complies with good housekeeping and safety practices.
• Participates in troubleshooting of analytical test methods and laboratory instruments.
• May perform peer review of other chemist’s work.
• Takes part in the training program as a qualified trainer, as requested.
• Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What you’ll bring to the role:
High School Diploma or equivalent (required).
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related science from an accredited
college or university and a minimum of two (2) years of related laboratory work
experience; or two or more years of experience as a Chemist I; or an equivalent combination of
training and experience.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of:
• Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA),
and other regulatory requirements.
• Up-to-date instrumentation and the following instruments: UV/IR, HPLC, GC and TLC.
• Chemistry and wet chemistry.
• Computer applications and programs related to laboratory applications (i. e., HPLC, FTIR,
AA).
• Quality control systems.
• Math including statistics.
• Sample preparation techniques.
• Spectroscopic techniques.
• Chromatographic system.
• 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.
• Providing leadership and training to all levels of the Chemist position.
• Assisting in troubleshooting and problem solving.
• Accurately and precisely performing 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.)
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.


 

 

 

Function

Quality

Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

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