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Package Engineer I - 3517

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA, M1B 2K9

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

At Teva Canada, we believe that all Canadians deserve access to innovative and affordable medications. We develop, produce and market generic pharmaceuticals, from diabetic agents to antibiotics, from heart medications to cancer treatments. We’ve been part of Canadian healthcare since 1965, when we began operations as one of the country’s first generic pharmaceutical companies. Today, we employ over 1,500 Canadians. We invest in facilities in this country—creating generic and brand-name medications. And we’re proud to be part of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Worldwide, Teva is the leader in generics, one of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies, active in 60 countries and a workplace of choice for 46,000 dedicated employees.


Job Description

Full time, Toronto (Day)

Lead all activities to analyze, evaluate, execute trial and validation batches for packaging projects. Coordinate with Packaging to propose design of materials and processes for packaging of pharmaceutical products.  Initiation and approval of all change controls for Master Packaging orders and approval of artwork for printed packaging components.

  • Evaluate packaging processes and suggest improvements to increase efficiency of the line by designing improved and optimized components while maintaining quality/integrity of the finished products Run line trials for process improvements.  Write protocols and reports.
  • Coordinate validation activities with all departments and plant locations.
  • Write protocol, execute validation activities and write report summarizing validation activities and findings.
  • Provide technical knowledge for the development, procurement and troubleshooting of packaging materials and components to support site packaging operations.
  • Initiate change controls for supplier changes.  Run line trials for new components as required (eg new launches, new equipment and process improvement initiatives). Summarize all findings and initiate change controls as required for master packaging orders.
  • Initiate, red-line and approve all change controls for Master Packaging Orders.
  • Perform activities/tasks as assigned in Trackwise Harmony.
  • Maintain the validation database for validation matrix requirements.
  • Evaluate each change control for potential validation requirements.  Update the database as required.
  • Approval of artwork for printed packaging components.
  • Provide required templates/guidelines to Graphics department as required.  Review artwork and approve all printed packaging components for correct technical requirements.
  • Complete DRs and CAPAs in Trackwise Harmony.
  • Conduct investigation into the issue and provide corrective action moving forward.


  • Degree/Diploma in Science or Engineering discipline is required.
  • Certification through PAC (Packaging Association of Canada) CPP certification through IOPP (Institute of Packaging Professionals) an asset.
  • Minimum 3-5 years in packaging related environment preferably in pharmaceutical environment.
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PS Project, Oracle, and  Trackwise Harmony knowledge helpful.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SOPs, GMPs and Health and Safety Procedures. Knowledge of packaging components and packaging equipment.
  • Good knowledge of packaging processes and equipment in pharmaceutical industry.  cGMP requirements for packaging environment (components and equipment).




Sub Function

Packaging Engineering

Reports To

In process of validation

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, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure a fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. A Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be inaccurate or incorrect, Teva reserves the right to discontinue consideration of your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

We are motivated by a passion to make a difference.