1+ months

Production Expert I (Packaging Specialist)

Cincinnati, OH 45202
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 Production Expert I (Packaging Specialist) to join our team in Cincinnati, OH!

This position is an entry-level role in packaging technologies such as bottle filling and blister thermoforming.  You will be responsible for packaging operational support including root cause problem solving, continuous improvement, deviation investigations, and corrective action plans. 

You will lead projects to enhance performance in OEE through TPM to include equipment reliability, minimize quality write-offs, and improve equipment throughput. 
This facility is a womens hormonal production operation and use and ability to work in gowning and respirators a requirement but infrequent in this role.


You Will:

  • Develop and utilize engineering education for the technical understanding of equipment and systems that support packaging operations.  Primary and secondary packaging equipment knowledge and expertise is used to help understand and improve upon the operational aspect of equipment and related uptime
  • Exercise authority to investigate, analyze, and document investigations into equipment and operational failures.  Develop appropriate corrective and preventive actions to prevent reoccurrences and implement those actions
  • Function with moderate level direction from supervisor and able to conduct investigations using standard processes and procedures
  • Promote a learning environment with focus on continuous improvement using tools from Operational Excellence, Lean, and Six Sigma to deliver better business outcomes and safer and more compliant routines within the production department.  Focus on improving the equipment and systems to operate the equipment trains
  • Be an individual contributor to continuous improvement with the ability to form and participate on teams to understand current and future states for better quality, safety, compliance, and efficiency outcomes
  • Execute to departmental plans and priorities to address reoccurring problems; receive guidance from senior management
  • BS degree in related Engineering or Scientific field preferred.
  • The following combinations may also be acceptable:
    • Associates of Science degree and 6 or more years of experience within pharmaceutical or related manufacturing facility;
    • 12 or more years of experience within pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Total Productive Maintenance implementation experience preferred.
  • Experience with Thermal-formers, bottle fillers, serialization, MES ERP systems preferred.
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Posted: 2020-08-05 Expires: 2020-11-21

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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