Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jul 17, 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.


Develop and implement process and equipment improvements\upgrades with minimal impact to production.
Provide daily support to Operations, Maintenance and Quality teams.
Implement process improvements and upgrades under change control.
Utilise Lean Six Sigma tools along with data to drive continuous improvement.
Develop a detailed understanding of the process and equipment in the manufacturing process, and share technical expertise with colleagues.
Fault-finding \ troubleshooting of equipment and process issues.
Develop methods to ensure personnel engaged in maintenance activities have sufficient knowledge to perform their assigned tasks.
Generate documentation and SOPs associated with each of the equipment or process systems as required.
Present, where appropriate, technical data to internal/external audit and inspection groups
May have direct reports.
Position will provide technical leadership role model example to Manufacturing group in the areas of technical expertise and specific project execution.


Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other relevant technical equivalent



A minimum of 3 years in technical role in high volume manufacturing environment preferred
Good problem solving abilities – able to identify facts, consider alternative approaches and evaluate the most appropriate action
Six sigma experience preferred
Medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
Experience working in a validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control is preferred.

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