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Design & Reliability Engineering Manager

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA, M1B2K9

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

We are currently seeking a Design & Reliability Engineering Manager to join our team.

The Design & Reliability Engineering Manager will develop and implement a culture of Design improvement and reliability at all levels of the organization by executing projects which directly impact critical production assets.  The process work flow for the maintenance department will optimized to maximize resources utilization in a cGMP compliant environment. Provide design capabilities to help develop and streamline processes and equipment through mechanical integrity analysis in implementing sound design processes through data analysis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform engineering design to select appropriate equipment technology for a given process.
  • Evaluate various economic options, develop project schedule and prepare overall project impact summary, including cost benefit analysis.
  • Create and manage a reliability based strategy for site assets.
  • Prepare detailed capital project requests, equipment procurement specifications and vendor’s contracts as per overall guidelines.
  • Evaluate process control, monitoring, data acquisition and other support requirements for the manufacturing.
  • Coordinate with vendor for inspection and testing of new equipment, supervise installation and commission.
  • Manage the reliability engineering functions such as planning & scheduling, MRO Spares and CMMS master data including any direct reports that support the respective functions             
  • Develop and implement Condition Based monitoring programs to identify potential equipment failures with sufficient lead time to allow for planning and scheduling of the work in a proactive manner as to reduce impact to production
  • Provide design solutions to enhance the reliability of equipment through the monitoring programs developed to enhance production utilization. Conduct tests to evaluate the efficiency of the processes.
  • Troubleshoot problems with process equipment and implement changes as required.
  • Manage internal and external resources in relation to projects ensuring that they are completed on time and are effective in identifying potential failures and that reliability insights are captured in the CMMS system for remediation.
  • Prepare contract documents and evaluate tenders for the process modifications to equipment implementation.
  • Support Defect Elimination and Operational Excellence programs by providing resources and expertise to the cross functional teams contributing to the resolution of submissions in the idea management system.
  • Conduct Failure Mode and Effects Analysis/ Reliability Centered Maintenance/ Precision installation & commissioning of critical assets to develop ideal preventive and proactive maintenance strategies and ensure that the equipment are properly installed during maintenance and engineering.
  • Manage and minimize the inventory on hand, while ensuring that critical spares have been assessed and purchased. 
  • Development and reporting of metrics and KPIs to demonstrate cost savings and cost avoidance over time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science in Engineering.
  • 5 + years in Engineering Design, Maintenance Support. Preferred: 10+ years in the design/maintenance role with 2+ years’ experience in management
  • Professional Designation in Engineering (P. ENG) is preferred  or working towards P.ENG
  • Strong PC skills in MS Office
  • GMP knowledge
  • Familiarity with facility, critical systems, manufacturing and packaging equipment qualification, project/design management experience



Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

Reports To

Head of Engineering - Canada

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