Manufacturing Shift Engineer

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: IE - Waterford, Ireland - All, IE

Company: Bausch & Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Corporation, (NYSE/TSX: BLCO), is solely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world from the moment of birth through every phase of life.  Our mission is simple yet powerful: Helping you see better to live better.


The company is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses, and other eye surgery products. 


Our highest priority is the well-being of the people we serve. By listening to our customers and patients, by constantly honing our innovation edge, by executing with integrity and excellence, we strive to earn the trust of our partners and stakeholders.

Over the last 167 years, Bausch + Lomb has become a global hallmark for innovation and quality.  Our talented and motivated colleagues work relentlessly to invent new materials, engineer new technologies, and ultimately bring new innovations to help people see better to live better.


Bausch + Lomb have been operating successfully for over 40 years in Waterford.


Duties and Responsibilities


Provide technical guidance on both mechanical and controls related issues to ensure personnel engaged in operations\maintenance activities have sufficient knowledge to perform their assigned tasks
Document issues and fixes in technical shift hand-over document to capture mechanical and controls issues and actions
Utilise Lean Six Sigma tools to review and analyse data for uptime, yield and performance and lead actions to improve key business metrics
Attend shift Tier meetings, and lead daily technical actions relating to equipment performance
Liaise with Manufacturing team to coordinate resources in alignment with priorities
Co-ordinate the execution of planned and unplanned maintenance activities on shift
Fault-finding \ troubleshooting of equipment and process issues.
Work with Line Engineers to identify and eliminate repetitious machine failures and action key performance detractors
Support NC/CAPA or other Quality investigations as appropriate
Implement improvements under change control.
Present, where appropriate, technical data to internal/external audit and inspection groups.
Ensure Health and Safety Regulations and Procedure are adhered to always for self and others.
Develop relevant engineering documentation including work instructions, SOPs, validations & engineering studies





Level 8 Engineering Degree – Electronic or Mechanical preferred
Relevant experience in a highly automated, high-volume manufacturing environment
Prior Six sigma experience preferred
Good problem-solving abilities – able to identify facts, consider alternative approaches and evaluate the most appropriate action
Experience of developing a working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic software controls, and automated vision systems
Project Management & Vendor Management experience desirable 
Experience working in a validated medical device/pharmaceutical environment is preferred.
Strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills

The masculine is used in this publication without prejudice for the sake of conciseness.
Bausch & Lomb is committed to equal employment opportunity and complies with equal employment opportunity laws in effect wherever it operates.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on reques.