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Associate Director Global Engineering Technology SME - Aseptic (local candidates preferred)

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!
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. For more information on Teva, check us out at or
This position is located in 400 Interpace Parkway Parsippany, NJ 07054

Job Description

Teva is searching for an Associate Director, Global Engineering Technology SME (Aseptic) to join our team in Parsippany, NJ!
The Global Engineering Technology SME for Aseptic/Sterile will provide the overall subject matter expertise and set the platform for Aseptic/Sterile equipment across TEVA manufacturing. In addition the AD will lead the GE interface with MS&T, R&D, TGO Manufacturing Sites, Global OPEX, Global Design Team, Segment Leads and Global Maintenance Reliability in establishing the standard Aseptic/Sterile Equipment Solutions. This role will provide the industry and cross industry knowledge of equipment solutions for Aseptic/Sterile Processing.
As our AD, Global Engineering Technology SME you will:
  • Develop Equipment standards for new Aseptic/Sterile equipment and process systems.
  • Partner with Maintenance Reliability Function and OPEX to identify optimized maintenance practices of Aseptic/Sterile equipment and Predictive Maintenance (PDM).
  • Develop equipment capability for process monitoring and Process Analytical Technology (PAT.)
  • Develop User Requirements Specifications (URS) templates based on equipment standards.
  • Connect the Center of excellence, SME, MS&T, R&D, segment leads and execution teams in topics related to Aseptic/Sterile dose equipment.
  • Contribute to the CAPEX planning process.
  • Collaborate with the manufacturing segment account manager on sites asset management to develop long term capital investment.
  • Contribute to the site Master plans for the aspects related to Aseptic/Sterile Equipment.
  • Participate in external industry groups related to Aseptic/Sterile equipment to influence the industry and bring back practices to augment Teva capability in this area.
  • Establish community of practice for specific Aseptic/Sterile equipment platforms.
  • Participate in relevant communities of practice related to maintenance, Aseptic/Sterile process, and Operational Excellence.
  • Build and lead knowledge sharing tools related to Aseptic/Sterile Equipment.
  • Work according to global standards as well as regulation guidelines and in correlation with Teva Global Strategy.
  • Develop TEVA Technology implementation strategy for Aseptic/Sterile including standardization and supplier development in partnership with procurement.
  • Stay in close alignment with MS&T & R&D for future technology to meet future products.
  • Participate in the MS&T Aseptic/Sterile Technical forum. This Forum will provide the platform for knowledge sharing and problem solving.
  • Support sites in trouble shooting / root cause investigation by providing second level of specialist expertise as SME and by harmonizing and optimizing related technical processes across the units.
  • Support equipment and process integration projects in a sterile/aseptic manufacturing environment.
  • Identify and drive equipment opportunities for improvement, making constructive suggestions to improve process effectiveness, product quality and operating efficiency.


  • BS. Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related field required
  • A minimum of 8 years’ Engineering experience in the pharmaceutical industry with ten (10) years preferred.
  • Experience collaborating as part of large matrixed, global operation required.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in Aseptic/Sterile fill technologies and production equipment required.
  • Equipment Reliability, FMEA analysis and understanding of OPEX principles and optimization required.
  • Travel Requirements - 30%-40% globally once travel opens up again.



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