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Manufacturing Planning Associate

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania, US, 19380

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!
Teva’s Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies

Job Description



The Production Planner will be a key member of the GMP Manufacturing Operations group within the Biologics Manufacturing Facility located in West Chester, PA.  We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated production planner to play a major role in the overall success of operations.

Typical areas of responsibility of Production Planning are coordinating with Project Management, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Process Development, to maintain inventory of controlled materials in order to ensure materials are available to support the production schedule.


Specific Responsibilities:


  • Submit and track purchase orders to support existing min/max level inventories and ensure timely delivery to meet manufacturing schedules
  • Perform cGMP and non-cGMP inventory management to support Drug Substance, Cell Bank and Drug Product manufacturing as well as QC operations
  • Managing inventory of controlled materials per established SOP's
  • Perform transactions in electronic inventory system and maintain accurate documentation of inventory
  • Budget management
  • Receipt of cGMP material within the purchasing system and approval of invoices in the electronic inventory management system
  • Vendor management, working with vendors on open orders to expedite critical items
  • Continually interact with floor management and project leads to resolve material needs
  • Support implementation of SAP for the West Chester site as needed



What you will bring to the role:


Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of demonstrated production planning experience to include cGMP receiving, shipping, and inventory of raw materials, consumables, and supplies.  
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and follow SOP's, and other procedures

Preferred Qualifications


  • Three years of production planning experience in the cGMP biopharmaceutical industry
  • Strong understanding of cGMPs as applicable to biologic operations
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • Good customer service/phone skills and flexibility for handling a wide range of activities
  • SAP systems experience



Sub Function

Reports To

Sr Dir, Biologics Manufacturing, Biologics CMC

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