Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Design Engineer

    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.


    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, FL and reports to the Clearwater Director of R&D.


    Primary objective is to provide research and development in process and product engineering to include: development of new intraocular lenses; development of new technology for production, product testing, and inspection processes; and validations for new products, manufacturing equipment, and manufacturing processes.


    • Provide support in new product development, including the development of new manufacturing equipment and processes.
    • Write high quality technical reports with sound scientific/engineering rationale and conclusions.
    • Coordinate validation activities for new products, manufacturing equipment, and manufacturing processes.
    • Interface with various functions, gather requirements, author and execute validation protocols and write technical reports
    • Coordinate activities related to the transfer of new products and processes into manufacturing.
    • Lead investigations into reported performance issues and identify & implement solutions.
    • Lead modeling and evaluation studies, write reports to support regulatory approvals in global markets.
    • Participate in project team meetings and provide written and verbal updates
    • Generate design control documentation in support of new product development
    • 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: Quality, Regulatory, Engineering, Marketing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Surgeons, OR Technicians, External Vendors


    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
    • 5 years of experience, preferably with comparable responsibilities in a similar or related Industry

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    To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.


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