1+ months

Director Production

Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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

Responsible for directing manufacturing operations in the production of Immediate and Extended Release solid dosage products.  Responsible for management  of all aspects of manufacturing operations including Dispensing, Granulation, Blending Compression, Encapsulation, coating, (Pan Coating and Fluid Bed Coating) reporting, training, staffing, development, Compliance & Continuous Improvement. Ensure compliance with FDA, DEA, and OSHA regulations. Proactively seeks ways to improve GMP efficiency and compliance. Formulates and directs the development and implementation of manufacturing goals, objectives, policies, products and systems.  

  • Ensures compliance in manufacturing of the Actavis Elizabeth activities to applicable FDA, GMP, ISO, EPA, OSHA and DEA standards.
  • Responsible   for   directing   all   Modified   Release   Manufacturing   Operations.     
  • Formulate and direct the development and  implementation  of goals,  objectives,  policies, procedures, and systems pertaining to the manufacturing operations function.
  • Tracks and reports manufacturing outputs on a monthly basis.
  • Prepares annual budget for manufacturing operations.
  • Directs all daily activities for entire production staff.
  • Conducts investigations and provides CAPA for all manufacturing related discrepancies.
  • Responds  to  FDA, Foreign  regulatory  agencies  and  third  party  inspections  on  matters related to manufacturing operations.
  • Provides support for all R&D and validation activities for scale-up and submission batches for FDA approval.
  • Responsible for the hiring and training of operators and supervisors providing effective and timely feedback to create rising expectations.
  • Organize and execute work assignments to meet efficiency and utilization expectations
  • Demonstrates Potential Problem analysis mind-set to anticipate and prevent issues resulting in losses or downtime. Shows enhanced preparation based on risk and knowledge
  • Identifies improvements in procedures, systems, processes, resulting in improved quality and compliance.
  • Leads investigations, demonstrating trouble shooting and root cause analysis to complete, enter in track wise getting approval of QA
  • Consistently identifies critical steps in the process, providing enhanced supervision and involvement to ensure success

Education Required: Bachelors or Master's degree in a Scientific field or equivalent preferred

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Pharmaceuticals or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of people management experience including the development of lower level management positions.
  • Must have knowledge of oral solid dosage processes (i.e. Granulation, Blending, Compression, Encapsulation, Coating, and Fluid Bed Rotor  I Wurster Coating.
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple pharmaceutical processes and disciplines
  • Five years ofmanager experience in a pharmaceutical industry
    Specialized or Technical Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications required:
  • Experience interacting with regulatory authorities.
  • Knowledge of FDA, OSHA, DEA and GMP regulations and requirements.
  • Must be able to effectively interact with internal and external customers to obtain accurate information
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to lead a team of manufacturing personnel in the manufacturing of solid dose products
Sub Function
Reports To

General Manager

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The descriptors are broad global definitions based on Towers Watson grade and career path language.  The descriptors are not specific position descriptions and are intended to be used for reference purposes only.

If you have comments or suggestions for improvements we would very much like to hear from you!  Please contact us at Globalcareerarchitecture.Tevaglobal@teva.co.il.

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


Posted: 2019-07-01 Expires: 2019-08-30

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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