Principal Process Engineer

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: US-FL-Tampa, Florida, US

Company: Bausch & Lomb

Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company 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.

Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our nearly 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing and commercial footprint of approximately 12,500 employees  and a presence in approximately 100 countries , extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future. 


Primary objective is to provide research and development in process and product engineering to include: development of new intraocular lenses; development of new technology for production, product testing, and inspection processes; programming of CNC equipment used in manufacturing; and support validations of new products, manufacturing equipment, and manufacturing processes.



  • Experience with statistical methods and six sigma tools
  • Provide support for new product development.
  • Design & execute methods/processes and DOE studies to improve process performance and reliability. Analyze & report data using robust statistical techniques.
  • Lead the development of new manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Create specialized programming required for CNC lathe and mill equipment
  • Support the development of validation plans and strategies for validating new products, new manufacturing equipment and new manufacturing processes
  • Write high quality technical reports with sound scientific/engineering rationale and conclusions
  • Interface with various functions, gather requirements, author and execute protocols and write technical reports
  • Support activities related to the transfer of new products and processes into manufacturing
  • Lead investigations into reported product or manufacturing process performance issues and identify & implement solutions.
  • Participate in project team meetings and provide written and verbal updates



  • B.S. with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience
  • M.S. with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience



  • Experience in medical device industry or ophthalmic experience with significant experience developing new manufacturing processes and with programming CNC manufacturing equipment. 
  • Experience with Sigma design and process development tools.



This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Clearwater, FL
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