11 days old

Manager, Production

Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Company Info


Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the worlds 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 worlds largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and weve 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!


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.). This position is located at our facility in the International Center, near the Salt Lake City International Airport (4745 Wiley Post Way, 84116). For more on Teva, check us out at www.tevapharm.com or www.tevausa.com.


This position is responsible for overseeing the manufacturing and/or packaging of bulk oral solid dosage forms for shipment to end customer in accordance with EH&S standards ensuring a safe working environment and in compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.  This is accomplished through managing resources and equipment and in collaboration with relevant support groups as needed.  This position will assign priorities, evaluate work-in-progress, make decisions on the suitability of production materials and components, identify and implement productivity improvements (Operational Excellence), assist in investigations, assist in identification and implementation of new capital equipment for production, etc.




All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in other related duties or assignments.


  • Responsible for the daily management and development of direct and indirect reports on multiple shifts.
  • Responsible for consulting production schedules and coordinating with supervisors, leads and supporting functional areas across multiple shifts to ensure assigned area (manufacturing or packaging) and equipment are prepared for scheduled operations.
  • Responsible for evaluating work in progress and resolving production, quality, equipment and other issues by working with appropriate departments and making real time decisions in response to unexpected events.
  • Responsible for coordination with relevant functional groups to ensure support for production activities in accordance with company priorities and published schedules.
  • Responsible for ensuring that relevant training is current and documented and that operations are only performed by those with appropriate training.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing improvement initiatives within assigned area (manufacturing or packaging).
  • Responsible for determining the suitability for use of raw materials, intermediates and components relevant to production operations.
  • Responsible for supporting and assisting with investigations into production anomalies and laboratory results that do not meet expected standards.
  • Responsible for supporting the development and execution of validation protocols for equipment, processes, products, and affected facility or utility areas.
  • Responsible for writing, reviewing and/or approving Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, etc. required to operate assigned area (manufacturing or packaging).
  • Responsible for completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments.  
  • Responsible for maintaining work areas and performing job functions in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Batch Record instructions.
  • Responsible for performing additional related duties as assigned.




Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.



  • Requires Bachelors Degree, preferably in a scientific discipline, or equivalent education/experience with a minimum of 6 years relevant progressive experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Requires a minimum of 4 years experience in pharmaceutical production, preferably experience in the production of oral solid dosage forms.
  • Requires minimum 3 years experience managing exempt and non-exempt employees in a manufacturing environment.
  • Requires experience with and an in-depth knowledge of cGMP and other applicable industry regulatory requirements as they relate to the production of pharmaceutical products and associated quality systems.



  • Computer proficiency with comprehensive working knowledge of MS Office products, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ERP system such as SAP or Oracle and manufacturing/quality systems such as Trackwise and Qdocs.
  • Self-directed with ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to motivate, influence and lead others with and/or without direct supervisory authority.
  • Ability to positively manage conflict, provide difficult feedback and negotiate resolution.
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships between teams, departments and business units.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision making.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and provide coaching, mentoring and encouragement to help others improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to interact positively and collaborate with co-workers, management and external partners.
  • Ability to analyze information and create metrics relevant to the business objectives.
  • For Manufacturing area - knowledge of granulation, drug layering and particle coating (modified release formulations), for Packaging area knowledge of blister and bottle packaging operational concepts.
  • Project management and advanced presentation skills preferred.


Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-11

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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