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Director, Packaging

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Sunrise, Florida, US, 33325

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

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 Davie and Sunrise (Florida) production sites are two of our largest launch facilities.   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

Production Management
Manage all packaging activities so that the site meets customer needs and department objectives (quality, cost, service, safety). Develop and execute detailed production schedule in close cooperation with Site Supply Chain. Ensure workflow optimization and implement processes for packaging of new products, understand changes in business needs and align accordingly. Ensure acceptable quality of all p products and maintain environmental regulations and standards. Make sure equipment is available, qualified and ready. Manage inventory level and material flow while minimizing waste.


Continuous Improvement
 Lead a culture of operational excellence using OPEX principles and tools to increase productivity and efficiency and decrease cost. Continuously look for new, innovative ways, provide recommendations for new equipment and processes that lead to an efficient and effective production environment. Develop and maintain systems for all elements of OPEX. Develop processes to meet changing business needs that are sustaining and adaptable. 


Build Production Capabilities
Translate the site’s strategic plan to a long-term production plan (facilities, processes, systems, capacity plan) and recommend technology and equipment to be used for specific operations. Design and modify practices and procedures when necessary to make gains in quality, cost, service, and safety. 


People Management
Look after the well-being, safety and health of the workforce. Ensure employee’s engagement and motivation to function successfully by fostering a team-based and caring environment and by being visible to all staff. Drive employee enablement and ensure proper training is provided to guarantee certified, competent staff to accomplish the required tasks. Lead the production management team, track performance and develop talent.


Site Leadership Team Member
As an influential member of the site management team, take an active role in promoting cross-site initiatives, teamwork and collaboration across site’s functions.

Build People Capabilities
Translate the site strategic plan to develop a workforce plan (capabilities, roles, headcount, culture) and the packaging management team to balance structural effectiveness with flexible capabilities and build OPEX behaviors at all levels. Empower the team to ensure the ability to manage the day-to-day activities and problems as well as uncertainty and changing business needs. Create an environment that encourages the shop floor employees to raise efficiency ideas and projects.

Qualifications

• Expert level knowledge of OPEX behaviors, principles and tools

• Bachelors Degree in Life Sciences/Engineering or in another relevant field

•Minimum of 10 years of experience in a lean/OPEX production environment with demonstrated, sustained performance improvements

•Minimum of 5 years leadership experience: an inspiring and enabler leader who creates opportunities for growth

•Advanced understanding of the API/pharmaceutical product lifecycle including validation and post-approval changes

•Advanced understanding of the quality system and process controls approach, as well as knowledge of cGMP, ICH, EHS regulations

•Basic knowledge of the pharmaceutical and regulatory trends and of facility management

Function
Manufacturing
Sub Function
Manufacturing/Operations
Reports To
In process of validation
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