Manufacturing Shift Engineer - Entry Level

Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: IE - Waterford, Ireland - All, IE

Company: Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc., is solely focused on making people see better to live better. The company has a 40-year track record of growth and diversification in Waterford – Ireland’s oldest city. 

From Waterford, Bausch + Lomb supplies eye health products to people across the world.

The company’s success in Waterford has been built on a great team who between them have thousands of years of experience of delivering the highest quality every time. As the facility has grown, new opportunities have been created for skilled people to join the team and take their careers to the next level in a global company with deep local roots in Waterford.


This is a great opportunity for a graduate engineer to join on shift and work across the process engineering of the plant.

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

Bausch & Lomb is committed to equal employment opportunity and complies with equal employment opportunity laws in effect wherever it operates.