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Operational Excellence Professional (m/f)

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Ulm, DE, 89079

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

  • Support OPEX (Lean) Journey - implementation and activities in Ulm and Weiler/Blaubeuren sites
  • Lead sub-projects of OPEX in the specific departments and provide ongoing support
  • Perform analyses with data from SAP
  • Deliver training and coaching on continuous improvement and the corresponding methods employed for this, such as 5S, waste elimination and problem solving
  • Communicate clearly with presentations in English and German
  • Guide and assist local change agents on their OPEX efforts


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or equivalent
  • Several years of experience in project management as well as experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams
  • Throrough understanding of Lean
  • Team spirit, good communication skills (English and German) and analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of MS Office



Sub Function

Operational Excellence

Reports To

Marc Teng


Borbala Pap
Human Resources
0731 402 7779

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.