Manufacturing Supervisor

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: US-MO-Saint Louis, 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 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. 



To carry out the day-to-day operation and supervision of production personnel involved in manufacturing of product for the facility.  Directs employees to accomplish established objectives.




  • Directs the daily production schedule for manufactured products to ensure that the products are produced according to the prescribed schedule, prioritization, and established quality standards. 
  • Completes the Qualified Trainer Course and provides effective training for team members related to production, quality, and safety processes
  • Participate in the training of personnel, to ensure that both production personnel and processes conform to GMP's and all regulatory, quality and safety requirements.
  • Performs production operations (instrument manufacturing, inspection and other duties as assigned).
  • Provides excellent leadership and consistently displays the company’s Core Values
  • Coordinates with Sr. Team Leader to receive instructions and exchange production information
  • Tracks production parts/process issues and involves Sr Team Leader, MFG Engineering, Supplier Quality, Site Quality etc. to correct or prevent issues found in process.



(yes or no)




Supports St. Louis Instrument Finishing Manufacturing




Internal: Functional representatives within Bausch + Lomb


At request, to support other B+L facilities as needed.





Required Education:


Equivalent experience will be considered.


Required Skills/Qualifications:


Ophthalmic / ENT instrument manufacturing experience.

Basic problem-solving skills.  Supervisory experience.  Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills. (Word, Excel & PowerPoint). 

Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, and able to effectively manage and supervise employees in a Union environment.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications:


15-20 years Ophthalmic / ENT instrument manufacturing experience.  

ISO 13485 and GMP's, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001.


Preferred Experience:


Previous medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience preferred.




This position may be available in the following location(s): US - St. Louis (Sovereign)

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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