1+ months

Operational Excellence (OpEx) Associate

Irvine, CA 92606

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

Teva Pharmaceuticals is looking to fill an Operational Excellence Associate at our Irvine, California site. As an Operational Excellence Associate, you will be responsible for helping to develop, plan and implement, and manage the Production OPEX strategy, Plans, Projects, and Training goals within the Manufacturing function at Teva TPM.


Responsibilities & Duties:

 Must observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed. Responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions.
 Must understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures.
 Must lead plant improvement projects of significant size, financial value, engagement value, and scope.
 Will assist plant management in selecting and knitting (1) projects, (2) project/team members leaders and (3) project champions that align with business/functional goals and strategies.
 Will keep the TPM project hopper updated with new project ideas and discards low value projects.
 Will ensure plant project tracking dashboard and plant OpEx scorecard are maintained and results are communicated weekly and monthly.
 Must communicate Operational Excellence information/news to plant personnel.
 Must assist in the coordination and deployment of the plant Operational Excellence plan.
 Must assist leadership in establishing baseline and target metrics for key processes,
 Will coordinate, and conduct as applicable, training in key Operational Excellence areas.
 Must support the Operational Excellence Site Leader in the overall deployment of OPEX training, best practice sharing and in mentoring project teams.
 Must help to establish goals (objectives and drive results meet goals/requirement of the facility).
 Must be able to directly lead and/or coordinate high impact process improvement projects.
 Must have the ability to manage multiple projects.
 Must work with production department in identifying waste reduction opportunities to maximize positive material variances and increase production capacity.


Required Qualifications:
 Associates degree or equivalent experience in related field.
 A minimum of 1 year of related work experience in a manufacturing environment.



Sub Function


Reports To

In process of validation

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.


Posted: 2020-11-30 Expires: 2021-02-07

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.

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Operational Excellence (OpEx) Associate

Teva Pharmaceuticals
Irvine, CA 92606

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast