Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Sr. Engineer- Medical Devices

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  • This engineer will support new contact lens product & process development activities
  • Will be responsible for leading project subteams and generating project plans for process development activities; will be interfacing with internal/external cross functional teams.
  • The candidate will be involved in writing protocols, data gathering and analysis, and report writing. Must be skilled in presentation of data analysis results and communication of next steps.
  • The candidate will lead structured problem solving using six sigma principles to determine root causes and implement solutions and corrective actions.
  • Candidate will perform data analysis and provide recommendations on trends, correlations, response variables, DOE’s etc. in an effort to better understand process interdependencies and establish a capable and robust mfg process, and product that meets customer requirements.
  • They will also lead process optimization and yield improvement activities and conduct technical transfer to manufacturing.

The candidate will coordinate requirement setting to define automation requirements. Will perform equipment qualifications.


  • Lead equipment qualifications and new product/process validations.
  • Design, execute, and analyze experiments. Teach others to use appropriate analytical tools and make data driven decisions.
  • Lead process optimization, yield improvement, capability assessments.
  • Develop and support new manufacturing processes and technologies.
  • Lead existing manufacturing process/product quality improvements and cost reductions.
  • Ensure product quality and all tasks are in accordance with established SOPs, GMPs, Divisional 
  • *Mentor and train junior personnel in required operations and skills.


  • Degree in Scientific or Engineering Discipline
  • Special Skills: Computer Literacy with skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, plus Minitab, JMP (or equivalent software). Expertise in Statistical Analysis including experience with DOE and SPC. Communication, Organization, Report Writing, and Presentation skills a must. Must be able to develop working relationships with various internal core competencies and lead team members.
  • Specialized Training: Six Sigma and DFSS experience   preferred. Minitab/JMP Statistical software preferred.
  • *7-12 years in Engineering, Process Development, and/or Quality Engineering setting. Hands-on experience and technical expertise in a development environment a must. ISO-9000, GMP, medical device manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Statistical analysis required within a development or manufacturing setting.
  • Experienced with high volume and/or high precision manufacturing a must.
  • Sr. Engineer title is commensurate with experience, we can hire at and are willing to consider candidates at the Engineer I or II level 

*=requirements for Senior Engineer only


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