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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 Chemist II to join our team in Irvine!


The Senior Chemist II role requires proficiency with authoring analytical method validation protocol and reports, compendia verifications, method transfers and gap assessments.  This role is responsible for compendial compliance for quality control and provides technical support for complex investigations and junior staff. 


You will:


  • Author protocols and reports for method validation, method transfer, USP verifications and gap assessments
  • Manage QC program for USP/EP compliance
  • Provide support for complex technical investigations and projects
  • Partner with colleagues from other Teva locations for successful transfer activities
  • Complete Investigation and Deviations (CAPA effectiveness) in TrackWise
  • Mentor more junior team members
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional project teams, internal and external to Irvine
  • Participate in troubleshooting of analytical test methods
  • Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies, procedures, and state, Federal and local laws


  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Chemistry or Microbiology, or equivalent education/experience with a minimum of 12 years relevant progressive experience in a Quality Control / Quality Assurance environment required.
  • Working knowledge of cGMP, DEA and other applicable industry regulatory requirements as they relate to the production of pharmaceutical products and associated quality systems required.
  • Experience with LIMS, Empower, Chemstation and Chromeleon.  (LabWare LIMS and/or Empower) preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of analytical instrumentation and strong understanding of method validation requirements.
  • Experience mentoring team members
  • Solid understanding of the principles of analytical chemistry as it applies to HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis and other general analytical techniques and compendia.
  • Computer proficiency with comprehensive working knowledge of MS Office products, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle and manufacturing/quality systems such as LIMS, TrackWise.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively document a process, explaining scientific and/or technical ideas in writing (technical writing skills). 
  • Ability to interact positively and collaborate with co-workers, management and other internal stakeholders.
  • Self-directed with ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Detail oriented with ability to identify errors and/or inconsistencies while performing tasks.



Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

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.


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Posted: 2019-05-17 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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Teva Pharmaceuticals
Irvine, CA 92606

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