Bausch Health

  • Principal Engineer/Engineering Fellow, Optical Design

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Job ID
    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.


    Primary objective is to lead and develop the optical design of IOLs. Collaborate with design team to understand and improve current products through modeling and experimentation.


    This position is part of the R&D team with responsibility for the design, development, improvement, validation and launch of Surgical device products. It is located in Clearwater, Florida, and reports into the Director of R&D.



    • As the subject matter expect, lead the design, development and implementation of optical designs for Intraocular lens products.
    • Provide strong contributions and support for the development and evaluation of new ideas for next generation IOL designs.
    • Maintain a high level awareness of IOL industry trends and IOL surgical techniques, to provide key support and advice towards the development of strategies and plans for next generation IOL designs.
    • Provide technical customer assistance regarding questions related to IOL products, especially with questions related to optic design.
    • Lead investigations into reported IOL performance issues and identify & implement solutions.
    • Provide support for new product development.  Lead optical modeling and evaluation studies.  Participate in project team meetings and provide written and verbal updates. Generate design control documentation in support of new product development.
    • Write high quality technical reports with sound scientific/engineering rationale and conclusions, to support product development and regulatory approvals in global markets.
    • Interface with various functions, gather requirements, author and execute protocols and write technical reports.
    • Analyze test methods, identify gaps relative to end-user application and improve test method robustness
    • Evaluate safety, efficiency and effectiveness of medical devices and provide modeling support where needed.
    • Review form and function of medical devices and relate lab studies with end user experience
    • Key Relationships: Engineering, Regulatory, Quality, Marketing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Surgeons, OR Technicians, External Vendors


    • Masters or PhD in Optical Engineering, Optical Desgin or related field
    • 10 years of experience with Masters or 8 years with PhD with similar responsibilities in similar or related Industry


    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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