Principal Analytical Scientist

Runcorn, UK
18 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Info

Teva is a multinational company engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of branded and generic pharmaceuticals. Each patient is our customer and deserves medicines of the highest quality. Quality of the highest standard is our business.

At Teva Runcorn, we're leaders in sterile manufacturing and we're a growing business which can offer great prospects for future progression. We make sterile products for use in the treatment of respiratory conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as well as pre-filled syringes and injectable devices for the treatment of conditions like Multiple Sclerosis and organ transplant.
Underpinning all of this is a highly skilled workforce; every single one of our colleagues is degree-educated and leaders in their chosen field. And this is where we have been investing most heavily. We recruit and develop the best talent in the market, and support their technical professional development through structured STEM career pathways.
Today, we employ around 500 people, working in a variety of roles encompassing everything from quality assurance, quality control, manufacturing operations, research and development, engineering, microbiology, and packaging. If you would like to work in our state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing site, a safe, clean, professional environment and have the relevant experience then we would like to hear from you!

Read more about Teva Runcorn and our people here http://

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Principal Analytical Scientist within our New Product Development (NPD) department. This critical role will provide technical leadership to the NPD group through the design and implementation of processes and methodologies to support the development of new products in line with agreed timelines, regulatory standards and best practices.

Purpose of the role:

* To define, design, perform and report on experimental work ensuring best practices are applied to achieve the project plan and milestones.
* To perform all work activities within the required guidelines to ensure compliance with regulatory authorities.
* To define and disseminate best practices within project teams and across the UK NPD group.
* To research new methodologies, processes and products to support improvements in lab efficiency and project range.
* To manage resources to achieve project objectives and timelines.


Applicants should have the following experience / qualifications:

* Must be a BSc Graduate within a Life Sciences discipline, or equivalent.
* MSc/PhD in Life Sciences subject is highly desirable.
* Previous experience within a Pharmaceutical GMP environment.
* Experience of leading laboratory investigations.
* Experience of managing project resource and leading others.
* Good technical writing skills.
* Experience of using AQbD design for analytical method development/ validation.
* Communication and influencing skills.
* Strong problem solving skills.
* Technical leadership and decision making.
* Planning and organisational skills.

In return we will offer you a clean, safe and professional environment where you will be rewarded for your dedication and given the opportunity to really contribute. We look to develop and progress our team through the business and provide a competitive salary, good holiday entitlement, pension scheme, and other excellent benefits.

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.

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