1+ months

Quality Control Chemist III

Mexico, MO 65265
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Company Info

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.  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. Join us on our journey of growth! For more on Teva, check us out at www.tevapharm.com or www.tevausa.com.

Job Description

This is a union position. Under minimal supervision, perform routine chemical and physical analysis, testing, and inspection of components, raw materials, final pharmaceutical products, and stability samples at various stages of the production process using HPLC, UPLC, UV, and other instrumentation.

Assist in interpreting formulas to arrive at specified quality and quantity standards.  Respond/react to the detection of testing anomalies and deviations in operation or procedure (performing instrument and method troubleshooting, generating justification rationales, initiating investigations, etc.)

Evaluate data and prepare summaries to validate or show deviations from existing standards.  Verification activities on instrumentation and assist in calibrate activities for instruments and contribute to laboratory organization and compliance.  Perform testing for the qualification and reference standards.

Provide consultation and technical assistance to management regarding raw materials, quality of finished goods, quality standards and testing procedures as they affect plant operation.

Keep records and documents as required by the FDA and other regulatory bodies in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices.

Conduct initial, but not final, review of data for colleagues to verify calculations and information.

Other duties as requested.


Education Preferred

Bachelors Degree in Analytical Chemistry.

Experience Required:

1 year laboratory experience.

Experience Preferred:

2-3 years experience in a pharmaceutical laboratory.

Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications needed:

Practical experience with Chromatography data handling systems, Laboratory Information Management Systems, Scientific rules and methods for problem solving.

Functional Knowledge:

Microsoft Office

Laboratory Environmental, Health, and Safety understanding.

HPLC, UPLC, UV, and other Laboratory equipment understanding.

Good written, mathematical, and verbal communication and record keeping skills.  Must be able to lift at least 10 pounds.  Must be able to work standing up or walking for an 8 12 hour shift.  Must be able to perform fine motor functions such as taking accurate weights and measurements of small amounts of chemical compounds.  Must be able to handle chemicals appropriately including potent ones, in a safe manner while donning appropriate personal protective equipment.


Company/Industry Related Knowledge:

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, GxP environments, and knowledge.


Job Specific Competencies




Design & Act

Collaborate across departmental boundaries to help integrate plans.



Experiment & Adapt

Share learning to leverage success. Learn & adapt through fast experimental loops.  Reach out and import new knowledge from outside Teva.

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Connect & Build


Leverages and influences using others and the power of teams.


Imagine & Inspire


Has the courage to face reality and disrupt the status quo and ensure it is right.




Sub Function

Manufacturing Quality Control

Reports To

Manager, Quality Control

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: 2019-05-21 Expires: 2019-09-02

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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