Summary

Company information

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1945

CEO

Michael Ball

Type

Subsidiary

Revenue

Over $10B

Industry

Pharmaceutical/Bio-tech

Departments

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FieldRatio
other occupation29.1%
Engineers13.9%
Management - Other9.3%
Computer / IT8.6%
Administrative7.5%
Production6.4%
Sales Managers & Supervisors6.1%
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Educational background

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Top educational institutions

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Tarrant County College
Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Employee data

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Age

Age distribution at Alcon.

Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male64%
female36%

Career advancement

Climb up the career ladder

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High
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<115%
128.9%
223.6%
313.2%
4+19.4%

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Prepares, reviews and issues required documentation such as good practice quality guidelines and regulations (GxP) procedure manuals, quality control manuals, engineering documents, production instructions, and change authorizations in accordance with...Read more
Collaborate with R&D to identify, plan/design, and build application infrastructure to align with product strategy and meet business requirements. Coordinate installation and configuration of application technical infrastructure per design. Includes...Read more
Principal I/II EngineerAlconLake Forest, CA
Execution of diverse engineering tasks related to the development and launch of medical devices: from concept and development through commercialization. Collaborate closely with other team members (manufacturing, electrical, software, mechanical, imaging...Read more
Senior Embedded Software Engineer to design, develop, integrate and test computer controlled electro-mechanical devices in a Real Time Operating System (RTOS) environment for medical devices. Develop and apply complex concepts Use ingenuity, creativity and...Read more
Prepares, reviews and issues required documentation such as good practice quality guidelines and regulations (GxP) procedure manuals, quality control manuals, engineering documents, production instructions, and change authorizations in accordance with...Read more
Senior Embedded Software Engineer to design, develop, integrate and test computer controlled electro-mechanical devices in a Real Time Operating System (RTOS) environment for medical devices. Develop and apply complex concepts Use ingenuity, creativity and...Read more
Senior ScientistAlconGarland, TX
Position Purpose (1500) The purpose of this role is to support Alcon Surgical Diagnostic and Solution product portfolio through efficient, effective and innovative science and solutions. Plans, conducts and provides R&D post-production support for...Read more
Be Among The First To Apply For Manufacturing Operators In Alcon In Sinking Spring - AlconManufacturing Operators - AlconAlcon Hiring Extravaganza714 Columbia Avenue, Sinking Spring, PAAlcon is the largest eye care devices company in the world.We are...Read more
Be Among The First To Apply For Manufacturing Operators In Alcon In Sinking Spring - AlconManufacturing Operators - AlconAlcon Hiring Extravaganza714 Columbia Avenue, Sinking Spring, PAAlcon is the largest eye care devices company in the world.We are...Read more
The Finance BP&amp;A Manager for US Vision Care will lead the reporting and planning cycle activities for the franchise including the end-to-end reporting process for the month-end close, the preparation of monthly forecasts and work with cross-functional...Read more
Manufacturing OperatorsAlconSinking Spring, PA
Alcon Hiring Extravaganza 714 Columbia Avenue, Sinking Spring, PA Alcon is the largest eye care devices company in the world. We are hiring 2nd & 3rd shift Manufacturing Operators High School Diploma or equivalent & English language proficiency required...Read more
Senior Principal Software Engineer Responsible for the development and documentation of complex embedded software applications in state-of-the-art ophthalmic medical devices. These devices incorporate real-time micro controllers and use embedded Linux to...Read more
This person will hold a key position on the business unit leadership team and work closely with their counterpart US sales managers and the Head of Dry Eye Devices when identifying, developing, and prioritizing the corporate account sales funnel. Will also...Read more
Creates and provides an integrated plan for product development. Manages cross functional project teams that coordinates product development. Reviews, manages, proactively challenges, and monitors status of project; manages schedules, resources, budget...Read more
Lead Finance function for Alcon Manufacturing Plant. Oversee financial reporting; planning and analysis; capital appropriation request preparation; and internal control for the plant. Ensure compliance to all company policies and advise plant management on...Read more
Provides Design for manufacturability input to PCBA's and electronic systems and modules. Designs, builds and validates test equipment, including SW for manufacturing. Manages own projects using Project management tools and present status and updates...Read more
Assist in Developing and communicate HEOR strategies that demonstrate the value proposition of the Alcon products globally. Ensure timely availability of HEOR key deliverables to support market access, R&amp;D, commercial and scientific strategies (value...Read more
Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy collaborating cross-functionally with many stakeholders? Alcon Canada's Surgical Central team in Western Ontario is looking for an IOL Specialist (Specialty Sales Representative). This role partners with...Read more
Designs, implements, installs and commissions controls and automation systems (PLC, SCADA) for machines and processes related to contact lens manufacturing Specifies and analyzes user requirements; commissions and tests interfaces, components and functions...Read more
Position Purpose Conducts process research, process development and process upscaling for new ophthalmic products (specifically intraocular lenses). Investigates and evaluates existing technology and design new methodology, materials, machines or processes...Read more
Product Security Engineers are responsible for the end-to-end security of the assigned Alcon product(s) and working closely with R&amp;D staff in achieving product and security objectives. The product security engineers are knowledgeable in key aspects of...Read more
The primary responsibilities for this role include leading the site validation organization, which is responsible to oversee and drive the site risk management program to ensure capability and control of all manufacturing processes, to provide oversight of...Read more
The BPA Manager, MTO US COE will support the Head of MTO US COE, Fort Worth, to provide the US Manufacturing Finance teams the necessary finance and analytical support performing accounting entries, generating financial reports, supporting annual planning...Read more
Distribution CoordinatorAlconElkridge, MD
Job Description Responsible for leading and providing day to day guidance to a team that performs a combination of manual and clerical functions in shipping and receiving, inventory control, picking and packing, and storage in a distribution center...Read more
Primary Responsibilities: Proactively conducts routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine the repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery and equipment. On call for 24/7 Emergency response. Works between...Read more
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