Allergan Engineer in Fall River, Massachusetts


Fall River, Massachusetts, United States at

Oct 12, 2016Post Date

150921Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

Responsible for supporting the implementation of production/engineering projects. Lead small Project Engineering initiatives with direct oversight from a Project Engineer or Department Manager or Director.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for assisting Project and Sr. Project Engineers in production related engineering projects. In addition, this position will lead engineering initiatives with direct oversight. Required to meet timelines and committed deliverables as defined by the project lead.

  • Responsible for the reliability and continuous improvement of the automated equipment in manufacturing.

  • Establish baseline equipment capabilities and work to improve those capabilities.

  • Identify constraints in the automated manufacturing flow and eliminate or improve those constraints to achieve a balanced process flow.

  • Identify and minimize factors that contribute to manufacturing defects.

  • Support the manufacturing mechanics with advanced troubleshooting.

  • Work with the manufacturing supervisors to implement identified process improvements.

  • Compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, cGMP procedures, general business policies, requirements and objectives.

  • Must be willing to take temporary assignments as required.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • BS in Engineering, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or related field of study

  • Two (2) years’ experience

  • Comprehensive Engineering Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Project Management

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Project and AutoCAD

  • Knowledgeable in Lean Six Sigma Methodologies

  • Familiarity with statistical based reliability techniques.


  • BS in Engineering, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or related field of study