Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Senior Process Engineer

Job ID
Global Manufacturing Supply (GMS) - Manufacturing
Pos. Type
Full Time


Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized 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.


The Process Engineer is responsible for developing, documenting, validating, maintaining and improving manufacturing processes, related to the manufacture, inspection and packaging of lathed intraocular lenses. Specific tasks to include: new technology and process improvements for existing manufacturing processes, lathe and milling competency, optics knowledge, leadership support for increasing product quality and process productivity enhancements, support for new process transfer into production and other projects which may be assigned by the Engineering Manager. Knowledge of cGMPs for medical devices a plus, strong technical writing skills.


  • Provide leadership and support for increasing product quality and productivity and reducing product cost. Conduct Engineering studies, DOE’s and process/equipment validations including preparing protocols, supporting execution of protocols and summarizing/analyzing results.  Support development of operating procedures and training of manufacturing technicians.
  • Provide manufacturing process engineering support for the transfer of new products into manufacturing, as managed by the Research and Development Group and Plant Engineering.
  • Respond to requests for engineering support to technical / operational issues in the production process are quickly and effectively resolved.
  • Manage the design and development of new equipment, tooling, or fixtures to be used in the manufacture, inspection, sterilization, or packaging of intraocular lenses or related ophthalmic devices.
  • Technical interface with component vendors to communicate part requirements, to resolve technical issues, and to develop long term reliability of vendor supplied parts.



  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Must have clearly demonstrated hands-on problem solving skills, Engineering Design skills and Project Management skills. Good written communication skills with above average verbal communication skills. Solidworks CAD skills and CNC programming are a plus.
  • Project Management, Knowledge of Statistical analysis techniques, DOE, Six Sigma/Lean

8+ years related experience with two years of experience in medium to high volume manufacturing industry with experience in the medical device field preferred. Lathing and Milling competency experience and/or precision machining experience preferred.



Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


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