Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Senior Packaging Engineer

    Job Location US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    10316
    Pos. Category
    Operations
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.

     

    Provide packaging development and engineering leadership, support and expertise in the regulated pharmaceutical and medical device product space. Lead packaging component and packaging process engineering activities for development, capacity expansion, continuity of supply and maintenance of business efforts. Position will be located in Rochester, NY.  Selected candidate will lead and/or support project work in various manufacturing locations across the global Valeant network. 

     

    Travel of 15% - 25% required. 

     

    No managerial responsibility.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Lead the packaging engineering function in the design, development and qualification of primary and secondary packaging for pharmaceutical and medical device products.
    • Lead engineering activities associated with the design and development of new innovative packaging systems for existing products and R&D pipeline products.
    • Identify, select, specify and validate primary and secondary packaging components.
    • Critique of new/modified packaging designs for robustness as it relates to product protection, packaging process performance, and regulatory compliance.
    • Lead trouble-shooting of packaging component and/or packaging process issues with established platforms.
    • Identify new packaging materials, technologies and equipment that will add convenience for customers, reduce manufacturing and material costs, and improve efficiencies.
    • Create and execute packaging test protocols and methods.
    • Conduct design of experiments to establish robust packaging process performance.
    • Develop/revise packaging material and component specifications/drawings.
    • Lead packaging component and process qualifications with generation of appropriate documentation.

    Qualifications

    • Education: BS in Packaging Science or related Engineering discipline with applicable direct work experience.
    • Experience: 7+ yrs. experience in design, development, and/or engineering of packaging used for medical devices or pharmaceuticals products. Experience with primary and secondary packaging materials including, but not limited to, bottles, closures, dropper tips, tubes, labels, thermoformed trays, cartons, inserts, and corrugated shippers.
    • Special Skills: Experience in aseptic/sterile manufacturing environments and packaging processes.
      • Demonstrated skills in packaging component and packaging process design, experimentation and validation.
      • Project management.
      • Strong knowledge of Pharmaceutical and/or Medical Device Regulations.
      • Strong troubleshooting and analytical capabilities.
      • Position requires a high level communication and interactive skills, capable of working independently or on project teams as required.
    • Specialized Training: Project Management, Six Sigma/DOE, and Product & Process Development Phase Gate Methodology experience, training or certification preferred.

     

     

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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    To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.

     

     

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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