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Drug Enforcement Agent Coordinator

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Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the worlds 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 worlds largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and weve 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.  This position is located at our facility in Research Park, near the University of Utah (577 Chipeta Way, 84108).

Job Description

Under limited supervision, the DEA lab sample coordinator is responsible for the organization, handling and disposition of controlled substance samples and reference standards in safes and cages for the Salt Lake City R&D site. This position will maintain all inventory documentation to provide full accountability, DEA compliant recordkeeping and accurate inventory management. The position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail and good communication skills.


Job Functions:

    • Receive and dispense DEA samples and standards for testing as requested by laboratory personnel.
    • Assist in the disposition of DEA samples and reference standards in a compliant manner, including final accountability of waste.
    • Manage and maintain an up-to-date of DEA samples/reference standards/API inventory
    • Perform annual/biennial inventories count and maintain records in compliance with DEA regulations.
    • Maintain chain of custody records for DEA samples and reference standards.
    • Segregate expired DEA samples/reference standards
    • Enter information in the DEA database/logbooks
    • Maintain and organize DEA room and monitor logbooks/COA 
    • Work with DEA Compliance office to ensure compliance with all State and Federal Controlled Substance Regulations
    • Prepare and participate in DEA/cGMP/FDA/internal audit.
    • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions including cGMP, DEA and OSHA guidelines with regards to work practices and safety


Minimum Qualification: Any combination of education and required skills and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field from an accredited college or university, and minimum of three (3) years of related experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical industry environment and DEA arena; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Research & Development
Sub Function
Drug Analysis and Formulation
Reports To

Director, R&D

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.

Posted: 2019-08-30 Expires: 2019-11-19

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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