1+ months

Senior Supervisor, Maintenance

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 is searching for a Sr. Supervisor, Maintenance to join our team in Irvine!

The Senior Supervisor, Maintenance oversees employees involved in the 24/7 plant operation and maintenance of the various production support  systems at TEVA Parenteral, Irvine; including compounding, filling and packaging equipment.

You will:

  • Ensure the production and packaging equipment are within specification to support the operations of aseptic filling of parenteral products
  • Oversee and maintain compounding, component  preparation, filling and packaging systems preventative and emergency maintenance activities
  • Oversee and review contracted maintenance work to ensure work is done correctly and in a quality manner in compliance with all SOPs and following aseptic practices
  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM): assign, review and closeout routine and non-routine work orders. Review EAM job plans, make changes where needed
  • Oversee Kronos timekeeping, approve end of pay period timecards, enter and maintain record of vacation, sick, personal days
  • Participate in performance management process for all direct reports. Assign tasks to 2nd and 3rd shift Techs, track progress and verify completion of maintenance and critical system operations.
  • Verify all direct reports keep up to date with compliance, GMP and safety training
  • Seek out cost savings, document savings and submit for review
  • Supervise personnel responsible for maintaining the production and packaging systems to ensure 24/7 operation with minimal down time 
  • Oversee repair, preventative and emergency maintenance for all process equipment; including autoclaves, tanks, vial washer, depyrogenation tunnels, vial filler machines, capper, vial inspection, labeler, and packaging machines. Make recommendations for operational improvement as technical SME for these systems
  • Provide input and assistance in maintaining maintenance log for GMP and other critical areas.  Along with others, oversee responsibility for change control
  • Work with the EAM maintenance information coordinator to realign preventive maintenance due dates. Review operation and maintenance manuals in order to write proper job plans for new assets. Update and correct existing job plans and eliminate unnecessary steps and excessive maintenance while following Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.    
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred. Equivalent combination of education/experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • 10 + years experience in pharmaceutical facilities in a GLP/GMP environment and 8+ years previous supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated prior experience with EAM, Compounding, Component Preparations, Aseptic filling operations and  Packaging System and control sequences highly preferred
  • In depth knowledge of OSHA regulations, and comfortable working with the FDA, EPA, township and local authorities required
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with people, supervise assigned personnel, and problem solving
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. required
Sub Function
Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty
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: 2019-07-16 Expires: 2019-09-14

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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