Senior Facilities Mechanical Engineer

Date: Mar 8, 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 for over 40 years within the Waterford Region.


  • Management of all the facilities mechanical PEMAC system confirming to standards. 
  • Ensuring uptime of facilities equipment by utilising systems tools of RCM and PEMAC techniques.
  • Completion of facilities capital projects within schedule and budget.
  • Plan and direct both the mechanical engineers and technician’s workload and deployment to align with ongoing business priorities: balance the operational requirements of the various units with the resources available to ensure prioritisation of work and achievement of key metrics.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on purified water/ shell & tube boilers/ sprinkler systems
  • Ensure compliance to all regulatory and statutory mechanical requirements.
  • Manage and control all aspects of facilities services, so that all facilities equipment is maintained to a high degree of efficiency. 
  • Provide all processes with a standard of service to meet required volume & yields (average monthly/annualized targeted uptime minimum 99.94%).
  • Supervise and motivate facilities engineers and technicians, to ensure equipment preventative maintenance together with agreed project work is completed within specified timelines and to ensure company policies / procedures are maintained.
  • Ensure that all safety and plant emergency systems are properly maintained and ready for operation. 
  • Ensure facility systems are robust to ensure acceptable compliance to national, international and regulatory standards.
  • Operate facilities services efficiently and effectively, so that budgeted & non-budgeted cost reductions can be achieved.
  • Provide mechanical support to Facilities Engineering Group and also Technical Services for the execution of Facilities capital projects.
  • Assist Plant Facilities / Project Engineers with system re-design and optimization of plant services & equipment.
  • Manage and control an effective and efficient stock system for all facilities related equipment, thus ensuring no manufacturing interruption while constantly monitoring stock-holding values.
  • Supervise 3 mechanical fitters and 6 fitters and one apprentice.




  • Minimum degree in Building Services /Mechanical Engineering or in an equivalent engineering discipline is desirable. 
  • 10+ years experience in Healthcare or Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience of H.V.A.C., Purified Water, Compressed Air, Steam, Sprinkler systems and general building services is essential.
  • Must be familiar with the regulatory and statutory requirements of the FDA, ISO and HSA.

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.