Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Technician V, Engineering

    Job Location US-NY-Clearwater
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Job Title: Technician V - Engineering


    Pay Band: 42


     Shift: 1st


    Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


    The Technician V - Engineering is responsible for providing testing support for development of new and existing medical device products such as IOLs and injectors. Must work independently with limited direct supervision from the R&D engineers. Perform lab work as per general written/verbal instructions for routine work and detailed instructions on new work.


    Specific Duties

    • Executes engineering tests and DOE studies to support design and development of new products.
    • Provides input into product design, testing, and processes.
    • Supports root cause investigations and corrective action activities to address product performance issues.
    • Keeps complete and accurate documentation of all work and summarize data for reporting to the engineers.
    • Recognizes problems and takes corrective actives as needed.
    • Follows Protocols to execute Validation studies to support regulatory submission in global markets.
    • Assume leadership responsibilities organizing test material for evaluation, checking completeness of work and organizing work assignments.
    • Requisition material and supplies necessary for the work to be done.
    • As needed, participates in project team meetings & provide written and verbal updates.
    • Maintains safety and environmental regulations in the lab.
    • Ensures product quality and perform all tasks in accordance with established SOPs, GMP and Divisional Specifications.
    • Reports progress and other concerns on a regular basis.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience. Medical device experience preferred. Experience in ophthalmic medical device industry is a plus.



    • Associates degree or equivalent specialized training required.
    • Ability to communicate and work in project teams.
    • Ability to work without close supervision.
    • Ability to complete assignments as requested.
    • Ability to create technical documents and packages (procedures and transfer packages).
    • Ability to work in a FDA regulated, clean room manufacturing environment of medical devices.
    • Strong interpersonal skills in combination with solid communication skills.
    • Strong hands-on mechanical/computing aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong documentation skills suitable to working in a project-based global team and communicating/coordinating with outside suppliers as well.
    • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
    • General computer skills including Word and Excel.

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