Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Manager Engineering Manufacturing

    Location US-MO-St Louis
    Job ID
    10892
    Category
    Operations
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The Engineering Manager is responsible for providing technical and strategic leadership to the manufacturing engineering team operating in an FDA/ISO regulated medical device manufacturing environment.

    Responsibilities

    - Direct supervision of professional engineering staff including performance management and employee development.
    - Ensuring production equipment is validated and maintained in good operating condition.
    - Equipment reliability and process troubleshooting support to ensure productivity.
    - Providing technical leadership and resource plans to support ongoing production. Must be focused on hitting plant unit delivery and financial commitments.
    - Developing annual cost improvement initiatives with valid financial metrics.
    - Capital project management and CER development.
    - Transfer to manufacturing activities to support capacity expansion and new product launch initiatives.
    - Ensuring compliance with EH&S requirements.
    - Driving continuous improvement opportunities to support cost reduction and quality improvement requirements.
    - Developing long term capital replacement and cost improvement strategies.
    - Preparing annual budget requirements for engineering team including but not limited to staffing levels, training needs, and travel requirements.
    - Developing, coordinating, prioritizing, and managing annual project plans to support business objectives.
    - Coordinating plant projects with facilities management team.

    - Experienced in developing visionary solutions to common problems

    - Able to develop and lead teams to “breakthrough” performance

    - Skilled at interacting with all levels of the organization

    - A proven innovator willing to try new things

    - Experienced in the product development life cycle for medical devices

    - Highly skilled in medical device manufacturing and troubleshooting

    - Other activities as required per business needs.

     

    Scope of Position:

    - Key contributor to attainment of Operating metrics, Project, and Quality objectives.

    Oversees as many as 20 or more technical staff, including engineers, and technicians.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    BS in Engineering or technical degree required.

    Skilled in LEAN 6σ techniques to drive performance improvements.

     

    5+ years of medical device manufacturing experience in an FDA / ISO regulated environment with documented evidence of increasing responsibilities and examples of leading diverse teams with a proven history of success.
       

    Preferred:

    • Advanced degree in Engineering Management or Business function highly desired.
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, preferred
    • Experienced in manufacturing product cost accounting / modeling
    • Certified/trained in project management
    • Experienced in an automated manufacturing environment, a plus.

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