Lean Manufacturing Specialist/ Expert

<span rel="sioc:has_creator"><span class="username" xml:lang="" about="/?q=user/966" typeof="sioc:UserAccount" property="foaf:name" datatype="">Надя Стоянова</span></span>

Date:  May 5, 2024

Location:  Dupnitsa, Bulgaria, 2600

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals

Job Id:  53427

Who we are

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a global leader in generic medicines, with innovative treatments in select areas, including CNS, pain and respiratory. We deliver high-quality generic products and medicines in nearly every therapeutic area to address unmet patient needs. We have an established presence in generics, specialty, OTC and API, building on more than a century-old legacy, with a fully integrated R&D function, strong operational base and global infrastructure and scale. We strive to act in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Headquartered in Israel, with production and research facilities around the globe, we employ 40,000 professionals, committed to improving the lives of millions of patients. Learn more at www.tevapharm.com. 

In  August 2016 Actavis has been acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical. In Bulgaria we are the largest employer in the pharmaceutical industry with near 1700 employees in the two manufacturing plants (Dupnitsa and Troyan);  sales and marketing organization and in a number of global corporate functions based in our country. As a Teva company, in October 2020 Actavis has started the process of re-branding and anticipating the Teva brand.

We are currently recruiting for an exciting career opportunity for Lean Manufacturing Specialist/ Expert in our production site in Dupnitsa.

If you are enthusiastic about developing your professional skillsets and building career in the OPEX/Lean Manufacturing field, then this is an opportunity not to miss.

The opportunity

This position is based in Dupnitsa and reports to the site OPEX Lead.

It will support the site Operational Excellence Lead in delivering value by enabling productivity and efficiency improvements, interacting with all employees of the plant at every level of the organization.

How you’ll spend your day

  • Support and guide development and implementation of the Operational Excellence improvement(OPEX) activities across the organization
  • Explore process and system development opportunities for operational efficiency 
  • Coordinate and support process mapping and process optimization activities 
  • Monitoring of introduced developments, evaluation of results
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Interface with project managers and teams
  • Actively support and improve Idea Management System
  • Provide trainings, coaching and capability building at the plant 
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of Lean techniques during implementation of improvement projects
  • Promote a performance mindset at all site levels through Lean events, standardization and simplification initiative.
  • Act as a change agent and key influencer to enhance the Lean culture
  • Visualize and communicate improvements, best practices and results across the organization


Your experience and qualifications

  • University degree – preferably in science and economics
  • Deep understanding of Lean and Six Sigma methodology & tools will be considered as an advantage
  • OPEX and transformation knowledge will be considered as an advantage
  • Experience in operational functions such as Manufacturing, Quality, Validation, Supply Chain will be considered as an advantage
  • Project management experience and excellent time management skills
  • High integrity / values orientation
  • Desire to make a change, be self-directed and persevering
  • Willingness to learn and acts as a role model
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills required in coordinating activities
  • Fluent in Bulgarian and conversational level in English
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Office


Enjoy a more rewarding choice

  • Dynamic and challenging work environment in one of the world leading pharmaceutical company and the biggest pharmaceutical company in Bulgaria
  • Competitive remuneration and annual bonus bound with performance
  • Additional healthcare insurance and additional fixed and flexible benefits
  • Option to work from home as per the company policy
  • Real career development opportunity


Make a difference with Teva Pharmaceuticals

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, send us your CV in English.

Please, kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All personal data is protected by law and will be treated in confidence.

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

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. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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