Manufacturing Technician III

Date: Jul 17, 2024

Location: US-MA-Wilmington, Massachusetts, 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 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing, and commercial footprint of approximately 13,000 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. 


Work schedule:  Sunday - Thursday; 9:00 am - 5:30 pm



Perform a variety of complex chemical, machining, inspection, and packaging operations relating to the manufacture of contact lens materials. Assume a hands-on role in accountability for facets of the business that facilitate smooth, uninterrupted production flow; safe use of equipment and chemicals; and crisp and accurate training and documentation.



  • Performs complex chemical, machining, inspection and packaging, operations in an OSHA/FDA/ISO/EH&S regulated environment requiring eye, hand, auditory and respiratory protection. Multi-tasking capabilities are essential in order to efficiently drive many varied processes simultaneously.
  • Advocate LEAN Initiatives (Kanban) and support LEAN concepts (5S) as they apply throughout the organization.
  • Monitor product flow, velocity and yields among other metrics. Set up and troubleshoot equipment. Monitor, record and report any unusual problems to manufacturing group leader.
  • Without direct supervision, work collaboratively with the other technicians in order to equitably divide daily tasks. This self-directed effort and division of labor provides a smooth manufacturing flow. A technician at this level should have constant concern for ultimately accommodating the needs of the customer. 
  • Assist in the training of technicians in the use of documents, chemical/machinery process, process flow, and instruments in a safe GMP environment.
  • Prepared and ready to offer recommendations regarding the scheduling and flow of product based on chemical characteristics (i.e., expiry dates), mechanical constraints, shipment schedule to Isomedix, etc.
  • As skills allow, identify, and clearly communicate ideas related to improving the manufacturing processes, documentation, workflow equipment methods, etc.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Medical device manufacturing experience with expertise in chemical, machining, inspection, and packaging operations preferred.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing principles and-methodologies.
  • Accurate recordkeeping skills.
  • Good basic math skills / computer proficiency.
  • understanding of GMP/ISO requirements pertaining to manufacturing operations.




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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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