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.
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, R&D is expected to be an experienced individual contributor of mechanical design expertise for R&D projects in a medical device company. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer applies a broad knowledge of engineering principals to design new surgical equipment and handheld devices for ophthalmic surgery. He or she provides comprehensive product development services from conceptual design to product release. He or she approves modifications to existing designs, assesses acceptability of non-conforming parts, and troubleshoots product complaints in a team setting. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer may also provide project coordination and technical/project leadership for select accessory development activities.
Internal: Commercial, Operations, Design Quality, R&D Project Management, Regulatory Affairs
External: Surgeons/Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Nurses, Clinical Staff, Outside Technical Support Agencies
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer shall be an individual contributor and technical project lead for New Product Development (NPD) projects. The primary scope of development activities supported by position shall be Class I and Class II, Ophthalmic Surgical Equipment and Accessory Devices for both Anterior and Posterior Segment Indications. Additional design change support to facilitate maintenance of business (MOB) shall be provided as required based on the mix of projects in the pipeline or as appropriate based on subject matter expertise. Infrequent work assignments at the O’Fallon, MO manufacturing site may be required to achieve specific NPD and MOB objectives. Responsibilities include:
Required Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering
Preferred Education: MS in Mechanical Engineering or other Advanced Technical/Scientific Degree.
Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Job Applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms.
To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.