1+ months

Sr. Manager, Maintenance Excellence

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 Senior Manager- Maintenance Excellence to join our EMU team in Irvine, CA!


This new position will lead a small and agile team focused on reducing equipment downtime, extending critical asset life,  assisting our Maintenance staff in working efficiently and effectively and contributing to our sites commitment to inspection readiness. You will promote reliability awareness, educate our associates of the benefits in pursuing best practices and the various roles they can play in supporting this model, and focus on the following key elements to ensure Teva-Irvine becomes a top performer.

Key focus areas include leading and supporting Irvine Maintenance Excellence personnel:

You will:

  • Develop and communicate the Asset Reliability vision and team charter
  • Lead your team to ensure the group is achieving all identified goals and objectives
  • Measure, communicate and coach your team in Tevas performance management process
  • Set the Strategic Direction with input from the site Director on areas such as:
    • Oversee the development of site M&R best practices
    • Manage the execution of a site M&R best practices gap assessment
    • Prioritize the recommendations from the assessment and develop a mitigating timeline
    • Measure the improvement implementations and communicate progress
  •  Oversee the Reliability Engineering effort at the Irvine site, ensuring required Reliability Engineering best practices are properly executed. Items which are likely to be pursued include:
    • Improving the level of equipment selection
    • Ensuring proper installation procedures and specifications/tolerances are being adhered to
    • Ensuring Precision Maintenance practices are being adhered to
    • Identification of critical problem equipment experiencing reoccurring failures
    • PM Optimization, Predictive Maintenance
    • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis, Reliability Centered Maintenance
    • Root Cause Failure Analysis, Planning & Scheduling
    • Computerized Maintenance Management System functionality and proper usage
    • MRO Materials Management
    • Operator Care/TPM & Culture Change
  • Support the site compliance efforts by the timely Management of any deviations and investigations related to cGMP practices where applicable to your team


  • Engineering Bachelors degree; Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred, however, the equivalent combination of education/experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • Five years of experience in a cGMP pharmaceutical, life sciences facility
  • Five years of previous supervisory/management experience
  • A proven track record of successful leadership experience
  • Ability to support site audits from the FDA, EPA, etc.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a P&L understanding
  • Analytical, thorough, attentive to details
  • Team-builder and mentor
  • Optimistic, creative problem solver
  • Energetic and passionate attitude
  • Strong work ethic and team-oriented approach



Sub Function

Equipment Maintenance Technical Specialty

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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.

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Posted: 2021-03-30 Expires: 2021-05-29

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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