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Associate Director, QC Chemistry

Company: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Company Info

If you're like people at Teva, you dare to be different. We're 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.

Teva's 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 an Associate Director, Chemistry to join our team in Irvine, CA!

The AD, Chemistry Provides guidance and technical expertise to QC Chemistry personnel in all areas of Quality Control functions, including finished product, raw material and stability and acts as the liaison between the Chemistry team and other teams within the site.

Core hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Occasional Overtime and weekend hours may be required

You will:

  • Oversee the Chemistry laboratory activities, including analytical site transfers, testing and approval or rejection of raw materials, packaging materials, in process materials and finished products (including stability).
  • Oversee/approve investigations, ensuring they are being conducted according to approved procedures and that corrective and preventive actions are implemented and effective.
  • Ensure QC documentation is handled and archived according to the relevant approved procedures.
  • Oversee and ensure adequate maintenance of the laboratory equipment and systems and monitoring of the laboratory environment.
  • Build strong working teams and establish and implement departmental policies while ensuring compliance to cGMP, cGLP, FDA, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.


  • B.S - Chemistry Required. Master's in Chemistry is a plus.
  • A minimum of 10 years of work experiences in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory or related industry required.
  • 5 years People Management/ Supervisory experience required, 7 years preferred.
  • Bench experience and the ability to mentor others and lead/solve investigations (Root cause) required.
  • Experience with Change and Deviations required. Strong technical writing / QC documentation experience required.
  • In-depth knowledge of cGMPs, GLP, USP, BP and EP Chemistry test methods and requirements and FDA, EMEA and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Thorough knowledge of Chemistry methods, lab equipment, and operation of LIMS system required. TrackWise, and SAP experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills when communicating with senior management, colleagues, peers and management of other departments, etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong technical skills.
  • Experience in sterile/aseptic manufacturing operations and laboratory methods validation strongly preferred.



Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

Teva's 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California

Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Keywords: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Irvine , Associate Director, QC Chemistry, Other , Irvine, California

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