Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Manager Project Operations

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
    Pos. Category
    Global Manufacturing Supply (GMS) - Operations
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Manager Project Engineering will be responsible for providing technical/strategic leadership to the Tampa facility with regard to projects (strategic, continuous improvement, business interruption, compliance).


    • Direct management of Project Engineers and Project Contractors (includes performance management and employee development).
    • Overall responsibilities for ensuring projects are executed on time, budget, and within scope. Major projects are planned for and executed over 2 -4 years.
    • Ensures projects are managed in compliance with PMO/PMP/cGMP process and procedures.
    • Develops business case recommendations and engages site management to determine endorsement of new project opportunities.
    • Develop and mantain a 5 year rolling Strategic Capital Plan.
    • Lead the site Project Management Office (PMO).
    • Develop the Annual Capital Plan including long range planning, quantification of capital project costs, generation of CERs, spending approval, assurance of timely project asset implementation, financial closing of projects, and thorough communication to internal customers on project scope and status.
    • Member of the Material Review Board (MRB) supporting /approving non-conformance investigations from an engineering perspective
    • Ensure project compliance with EHS&S requirements and all local, state and federal regulations.
    • Support Maintenance of Business project opportunities to assure alignment with site goals.
    • Oversight and approval of component specifications.
    • Review and approval of User Requirement Specifications (URS), Scope Documents, Drawings, Engineering/Validation Protocols and Final Reports, Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Kintana, Change Requests and Plans, Critical System Work Orders.
    • Lead conference calls with internal and regional functions to drive alignment for project and business goals.
    • Prepare and present monthly reports
    • Support safety and Business Operational initiatives. All other duties as assigned.

    Supervise Direct reports: YES

    • 1 Capital Portfolio Manager / Project Manager
    • 1 Principle Engineer / Project Manager
    • 4 Project Engineers
    • Contract Engineers
    • Autocad Designer


    • Bachelor’s degree required in technical field.
    • Advanced degree in Engineering or Business function highly desired.
    • Strong engineering skills in cGMP environment.
    • Strong people management skills
    • Expert in Project Management and methodologies. PMI Certification a plus.
    • Must have organizational skills, be detail oriented, quality conscious, and customer service oriented.
    • Demonstrated strong leadership skills.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills needed.
    •  Ability to communicate and interact at all levels from senior management to staff level.

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