Chemist II

Teva Pharmaceuticals
United States, Phoenix
Aug 2012
This job posting expired on October 6, 2012.

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA is the leading generic pharmaceutical company, marketing products from a wide range of therapeutic areas including analgesic, anti-infective, cardiovascular, oncology, CNS, dermatological and anti-inflammatory. Teva USA products are marketed to chains, wholesalers, distributors, hospitals, managed care entities, and government agencies. The company's mission is to play a leading role in the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system through its preeminence in the development, manufacture and marketing of generic pharmaceuticals.

The Teva Phoenix Plant is looking for a candidate local to the Phoenix metropolitan area only. No relocation is being offered for this position.


Position Description
* Demonstrates understanding of technical principles, theories and concepts in conducting analysis for
developmental & stability samples; instruments used; HPLC, UV, GC, IR.
* Develops solutions and documentation to routine technical issues of limited scope and performs tasks such as
method development, method validation and stability testing.
* Writes and edits laboratory procedures manual and certificates of analysis for finished product, raw material and
* Prepares method development, pre-validation, stability reports and validation protocols.
* Audits notebooks, answers and assists new scientists in the lab. Keeps up to date with technology and SOPs.
* Assists more junior individuals with investigations, evaluating technical issues, new concepts and responding to
deficiency letters.
* Communicates primarily with immediate supervisor, project leader and other professionals. Represents function on
project teams.
* Assists in maintaining regulatory compliance and safe work area. Works in compliance with all SOPs. Follows Teva
safety rules and procedures.
* Performs other duties as assigned or required by business needs.


Position Requirements

* A minimum of three to five years of cGMP pharmaceutical laboratory experience.
* Equipment Knowledge: HPLC, UV/VIS, and GC* Computer skills: MS Office Suite
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate at all levels and cross functionally.
* Actively supports continuous improvement activities in process efficiencies, costs and effectiveness at work.
* Able to work independently with minimal supervision once assignments have been outlined and delegated;
works effectively in a multi-task environment.
* Able to work in a team environment.
* Preferred: working knowledge of Empower Data Acquisition Software
* Education: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry (or a related Science) required
* Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship and pass approval in Arizona's E-verify program.
Reference number: 12-9410