1+ months

Group Leader, Maintenance/Engineering (Utilities)

Irvine, CA 92606

Company Info

If youre like people at Teva, you dare to be different. Were making well-being a way of life for our customers and our colleagues. Join us in helping to make healthcare more accessible to more patients, while supporting one of the most innovative teams in the industry.
Tevas Irvine, CA production site is one of our complex manufacturing and supply chain operations.
We are strengthening and adding to our critical teams with great talent and capabilities. Teva, a global organization, with a brand of evolving success.  Be part of it!

We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance

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

Teva is searching for a Group Leader, Maintenance & Engineering (Utilities) to join our team in Irvine, CA!

As a Group Leader, Maintenance & Engineering over Utilities, you will be responsible for the reliable plant operations of utility-based assets and processes at our Irvine manufacturing site.  This key position will ensure that utility-related systems and assets function efficiently; and that maintenance work is properly planned, safely executed, and thoroughly closed out by internal resources and external contractors. 


You will:

  • Manage Utility services for the site, including Clean Steam Generation, Water for Injection, Reverse Osmosis, Clean Compressed Air, Nitrogen and critical Air Handlers; ensuring they perform reliable, safely and meet site and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance work for the assigned Utilities Maintenance staff is performed safely, thoroughly and timely, adhering to industry best practices.
  • Work with outside maintenance vendors, contractors, and suppliers to provide the site with quality services.
  • Provide regular coaching, mentoring and troubleshooting assistance to the Utilities Maintenance team.   
  • Perform annual goal setting and performance reviews with Utilities Maintenance personnel.
  • Support the generation of preventive maintenance work orders; track timely completion of preventative maintenance schedule and manage the corrective Utilities Maintenance backlog.
  • Conduct and lead daily and weekly Utilities Maintenance and safety meetings.
  • Support the planning and execution of all utility-related activities during shutdowns and projects to meet organizational objectives.
  • Manage maintenance activities and the work order backlog in the site CMMS.
  • Work with the MRO team for timely procurement and acquisition of parts needed for Utility Maintenance activities.
  • Enter requisitions in the procurement systems for goods and services as needed.
  • Track, maintain, and publish maintenance performance metrics/statistics.   
  • Mentor the Utilities Maintenance staff when conducting diagnostic/troubleshooting or pursuing RCFA activities and CAPA investigations.
  • Identify any/all applicable Utility-related regulations and ensure the site is in compliance.
  • Support any site regulatory audits as required.


  • High school or equivalent education required.
  • Minimum three (3) years as a Maintenance Supervisor or Crew Lead required.
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in the use of a CMMS (e.g. EAM, SAP, and MAXIMO).
  • Experience working within the guidelines of a Quality Management System (e.g. Change Control, Quality Investigations) or State/County regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment demonstrating a customer service/servant attitude.       


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience working in the life sciences or pharmaceuticals industry.
  • Three years of experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Associates or Bachelor degree in the Engineering field.
  • A CMRP, CMRT or CRL certification.
  • Two years of Project Management experience.



Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

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Posted: 2020-12-02 Expires: 2021-01-30

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