Quality Engineer III

Date: Jul 14, 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. 



Establish and maintain quality systems for the St. Louis site that are effective and comply with federal, state, local, and other applicable regulations and standards, as well as in accordance with internal Bausch & Lomb policies and procedures.  Report on the performance of the quality system to the St. Louis site management and the St. Louis Site Management Representative (Manager, Quality Assurance – St. Louis Site).  Monitor the effectiveness of quality improvements and validation activities as part of the CAPA process.  Manage in processing of materials through finish product release.  May supervise quality control functions (receiving, in-process inspection, product final release and complaint evaluation).




  • Develop, establish and maintain system for corrective and preventative actions.  Drive quality data analysis and coordinate activities to make product and process improvements.


Internal Audits

  • Establish and maintain internal audit system.  Develop internal auditor list and internal audit schedules.  Execute internal schedule per standards and regulations.


Quality Systems

  • Develop, establish and maintain quality assurance programs, policies, processes, procedures and controls assuring that performance and quality of products conform to established standards and agency regulations.


Process Controls

  • Monitor product quality through inspection, testing, and auditing.  Enforce statistically sound programs for sampling and process validations.  Monitor environmental control, process validation and process monitoring methods, where applicable.


Metrics Management

  • Work with operating entities to establish and maintain procedures for inspection, process control, data analysis and product conformance.  Issue reports on KPIs to appropriate management.


Product Surveillance

  • Assist in Product Complaint evaluations and investigations.


External Audits

  • Participate in external inspections/audits (i.e., FDA, EU Notified Body, LGA, UL, ETL, & CSA) in the St. Louis Site.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree with minimum 4 years in a quality role OR Master's of Science with 3 years of experience in a quliaty role. 
  • Experience with medical instruments Class I. 
  • FDA GMP training
  • Process validation
  • Statistical process control
  • Project management


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)


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 and annual compensation review 

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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Our Benefit Programs: https://www.bausch.com/careers/benefits/


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.