Process Operator - Manufacturing

Company: Teva Pharmmaceuticals

General Information
US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job Description TEVA Pharmaceuticals (formerly Actavis) in Salt Lake City has new job openings due to growing demands and we want you to join our team! 


Process Operators–Manufacturing/Packaging We have numerous openings available on all shifts for Operators in positions for manufacturing and/or packaging of pharmaceutical products through equipment set-up, operation, and maintenance.



• Competitive salary, with shift premiums ranging from 10-25%

• Generous paid time off (start at 128 hours or more per year) and paid holidays

• Compressed work week to allow for work-life balance

• Strong 401K company match (up to 9.75% of pay)

• Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Reimbursement

• Variety of fun company activities for you and your family

• Beautiful location in Research Park (next to the U of U)


Why Teva?

Teva is the #1 generic pharmaceutical company in the US and one of the top ten pharmaceutical companies in the world! As a forward-looking global pharmaceutical company, Teva spearheads the development, production and marketing of a wide range of specialty, generic and over-the-counter medicines. With 58,000 employees in 80 countries worldwide, we are proud to say that our employees are the reason for our sustained success. Their skills and dedication make us an industry leader.


For a full list of opportunities, please visit our site at and click on careers.


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Job Requirements

Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.



  • Requires High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prefer previous experience in a manufacturing environment within pharmaceutical, nutraceutical or food processing industries.
  • Teva certification in multiple MFG and/or PKG operations as applicable for function and position level.


  • Computer proficiency with comprehensive working knowledge of MS Office products, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle and manufacturing/quality systems such as Trackwise and Qdocs.
  • Ability to receive instruction and follow directions.
  • Ability to interact positively with co-workers and management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to follow cGMP and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot production equipment.
  • Detail oriented with ability to identify errors and/or inconsistencies while performing tasks.
  • Ability to motivate others to perform tasks if higher level operator.

Problem Solving:

  • Works on assignments that are routine to semi-routine in nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Exercises judgment within specifically defined practices and policies and selects methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.
  • May be asked to recommend methods and procedures for problem resolution.





  • Standing for extended periods of time at work station or equipment.
  • Walking to move short distances quickly and frequently.
  • Fingering – using fingers such as picking, pinching or typing.


  • Stooping, Kneeling and/or Crouching – bending body, spine and/or legs.
  • Twisting/Reaching – turning at waist and extending hands and/or arms in any direction.


  • Sitting for extended periods of time at work station or mobile equipment.
  • Climbing – use of feet, legs, hands and/or arms to ascend or descend.
  • Crawling – using hands and knees or hands and feet to move about.
  • Pushing and/or Pulling – using upper extremities to exert force.
  • Grasping – applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Repetitive Motions - frequent motions of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Lifting – raising from lower to upper and/or moving objects horizontally – up to 25 lbs, up to 50 lbs. and more than 50 lbs (with assistance).

Visual Acuity: 

  • Perform activities such as operating machines (i.e. lathes and drill presses) where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach.
  • Perform activities such as computer work, preparing and analyzing data, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection), using measurement devices and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at a distance close to the eyes.
  • Operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.


  • Constant exposure to moving mechanical parts and/or moving equipment.
  • Frequent exposure to moderate to loud noise levels.
  • Frequent exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, mists and/or gasses.
  • Frequent exposure to vibrations.
  • Occasional exposure to wetness depending on assigned process.
  • May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for assigned process (i.e. safety glasses, respirator, hearing protection, gloves, etc.).