Material Associate II Fast Hiring -Day Shift - M-F

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: US-MO-Saint Louis Ballwin, Missouri, 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. 




Material Associate II is responsible for being trained and proficient to work in one of the following areas but not limited to: Manufacturing Floor, Instrument Passivation, Heat Treating, Laser Etching, BLIS Assembly. Material/ Floor Support: Component Stockroom, Packaging Department and FG Stockrooms



Becoming trained in the areas will be determined by skill set and quickness in learning.   Extensive hands-on training will be conducted by on-the-job training.   This will be a daily/ weekly process.  Training will be covered extensively through hands on, SOP training.


Packaging Department

  • Package hand-held surgical instruments by hand and using auto-bagger.
  • Perform system maintenance to track location of instruments in the operation.
  • Process and re-package returned instruments.
  • Process handpieces, including rinsing and drying, maintaining inventory, pulling from inventory.
  • Update and address daily activity and monitoring reports for accountability.
  • Assist in the Annual Physical Inventory.

 Component Stockroom  

  • Pull shop orders.
  • Pull departmental requests for inventory.
  • Perform applicable system work.
  • Participate in the Annual Physical Inventory.
  • Becoming forklift certified (if applicable)
  • Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety. Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.

 FG Stockroom

  • Pull customer orders, domestic / International.
  • Perform applicable system work.
  • Perform cycle counts.
  • Perform daily put aways.
  • Participate in the Annual Physical Inventory.
  • Becoming forklift certified (if applicable)
  • Becoming forklift certified (if applicable)
  • Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety. Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.

 Required Skills

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Self-starter
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Dependable and reliable
  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers including decimals and fractions, simple use of formulas, charts, tables, specifications, and schedules.

  Preferred Skills:

  • On the job acquired skills: (as applicable)
  • Hazmat certification 49 CFR / IATA
  • Industrial equipment operation qualifications
  • Working knowledge of existing computer programs (i.e.):
  • PeopleSoft, ERPLX, Webship, Documentum, Compliance      
  • Wire, Excel, Word, etc. (generate reports and forms)



  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)


 Preferred Experience:

  • One or more years working in a stockroom Excellent manual dexterity.
  • Assessment required.


 We offer competitive salary & excellent benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Eye Health, Disability and Life Insurance begins on your hire date.
  • 401K Plan with company match and ongoing company contribution
  • Paid time off – vacation (3 weeks - prorated upon hire), floating holidays and sick time.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with company match
  • Employee Incentive Bonus
  • Tuition Reimbursement (select degrees)
  • Ongoing performance feedback 



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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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Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.