1+ months

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 Director, EHS to join our team in Irvine, CA!

As the Director, EHS, you champion a sustainable EHS culture ensuring employee Safety & Health, Environmental protection, and enabling compliant operations and business effectiveness.


You will:

  • Provide guidance to site managers and employees, conduct internal and support external audits, to ensure compliance with all applicable requirements and design corrective and preventative action plans.
  • Identify EHS risks and define proactive mitigations. Ensure that site investment and changes in processes, equipment and systems are carried out in accordance with the concepts of EHS by design and relevant EHS requirements and cGMP
  • Create, implement, monitor and update the site EHS plan In collaboration with the site leadership team
  • Provide necessary information and data to site managers and supervisors, Global EHS and other internal and external stakeholders, in order to support the achievement of EHS objectives and enhance companys reputation
  • Create and maintain an EHS culture throughout the site that inspires a proactive attitude and a firm belief that goal is achievable. Create a space where people can speak openly and are encouraged to present new ideas about EHS stewardship.
  • Develop and implement training programs, provide coaching, expertise and guidance to managers and employees of the site.
  • Lead continuous improvement in EHS using Operational Excellence principles and visible-felt leadership to achieve goals and to enable compliant operations and business effectiveness
  • Identify, recruit, develop and retain qualified EHS professionals to provide site services. Implement managerial practices to ensure the EHS teams high performance, modeling companys values and leadership framework.
  • Serve as an influential member of the site leadership team; impacting decision making and taking an active role in promoting cross-site initiatives, team work and collaboration across site functions
  • Bring global best practices into the site and actively share site perspective, knowledge and lessons learned to contribute and support a best-in-class professional level of EHS globally.
  • Develop trusted and proactive relationships with regulatory agencies, local community and external suppliers to promote compliance and social responsibility, in companys business interest



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related science-based degree required. Relevant Master's Degree (Safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, or environment) preferred.
  • Professional certifications such as: CSP, CIH strongly preferred
  • 10 years of EHS experience including leadership/management and technical knowledge (such as: waste, water, air emissions, audit and inspection, industrial hygiene, hazard communication, ergonomics, lab safety, process safety and EHS management systems). Manufacturing site safety experience required.
  • Basic knowledge of state and local current and upcoming legislation and current best EHS practices strongly preferred. International experience is an advantage. Proficient knowledge of cGMP requirements for products, process and systems required.                           
  • Advanced technical knowledge in Process Safety or Chemical engineering, practical experience performing complex risk assessments, and knowledge of applicable hazard communication and right to know regulations for US and global ex: REACH, GHS, OSHA, WHIMS, etc.
  • Experience with management systems such as ISO9001; ISO 14001; OHSAS18001.
  • Project management knowledge and knowledge of OPEX principles and tools preferred.
  • Experience working within global matrixed environments required.
  • Business English proficiency required.


Environmental Health and Safety

Sub Function

Environmental Health and Safety

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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.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. 


Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-05-28

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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