Bausch Health

  • Engineer II, Manufacturing

    Location US-MO-O’Fallon
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Engineer Manufacturing is responsible for the performance, maintenance, and continuous improvement of the manufacturing processes within their assigned area of responsibility.


    • Design, develop and qualify new processes in order to support product changes & enhancements
    • Complete projects (including product enhancements) in an aggressive manner consistent with corporate objectives.
    • Fabricate design solutions; provide product performance analysis.
    • Generate Manufacturing Process Instructions, Test Protocols/Reports & Test Methods.
    • Provide concepts for tooling & fixturing required to fabricate &/or characterize device performance.
    • Contribute to solving complex problems at the product level. Conduct/supervise testing utilizing established test protocols and develop new protocols where applicable.
    • Accurately document results.
    • Assist in training of all levels of Engineering Technicians & Production Operators.
    • Maintain a comprehensive & accurate laboratory notebook.
    • Provide support in the resolution of product complaints &/or safety issues.
    • Work with the R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Sales & Marketing, & Quality Assurance functions to coordinate pilot production of new products.
    • Fully embody & actively promote Synergetics Quality Policy.


    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or other technical field required.
    • Knowledge of the medical device industry is preferred.
    • Knowledge of Quality System standards & regulations & Quality Assurance
    • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Concepts
    • Knowledge of problem solving through the DMAIC process.
    • Minimum of 4 year’s experience in an equivalent or related role
    • Meets and occasionally exceeds the duties and responsibilities of the job
    • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specs, method sheets, or other engineering/manufacturing documentation
    • Ability to work under microscope with very small components
    • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems
    • Basic working knowledge of electrical systems
    • Ability to perform word processing, presentation slides, project schedules
    • Ability to analyze data with spreadsheets or similar software
    • Experience with AutoCAD, Inventor or other computer modeling software


    Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with other employees of the organization.

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.

    Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor.

    Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work, in addition, the work operations of a group of employees, all performing basically the same type of work.

    Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and also frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance, either of which would affect the work operations of small organizational component and the organization's clientele.


    Close mental demand. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations. Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of handling situations regarding the organization's administration and operations; also to determine or select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.

    Regular use of complex machines and equipment

    Contacts with other departments or offices and also frequently with individuals in middle level positions; consulting on problems which necessitate judgment and tact in presentation to obtain cooperation or approval of action to be taken.

    Driver's License

    Not indicated.

    The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

    While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel; and frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.

    The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles; frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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