Production Technician II

Date: Nov 20, 2023

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. 

 

Objectives:

  • Production Technician II position completes testing, burn-in, and accurately and effectively completes the GMP documentation for assembled modules, systems, and applicable sub-assemblies.
  • Production Technician II tests, troubleshoots, and repairs applicable modules or systems that do not meet the product and performance specifications per Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performs tasks within full-scale production manufacturing operations, including routine assembly; or quality assurance and reliability testing following established methods and procedures.
  • Completes testing of systems or modules that supports R&D and MFG Engineering project requirements.
  • Technicians will be cross-trained and expected to perform any/all essential tasks within the production/manufacturing operations, including system, module, and sub-assembly builds.
  • Adheres to the Safety requirements and applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Provides applicable and necessary support for all Quality Compliance Audits and Inspections.
  • Provide support and execute activities related to Enterprise Excellence, Management for Daily Improvement, and 5S activities as required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Module testing, diagnose issues to the component level, and meet all testing and performance specifications and quality requirements.
  • Able to effectively use measuring and test equipment and interpret results.
  • Completion of all related quality records and documentation per GMP requirements.
  • Able to effectively complete the calibration and testing / repair of systems or modules so that they meet the design specifications and all quality performance requirements.
  • Able to troubleshoot product performance and/or quality problems/issues to the component level for all systems/modules and have the ability to repair modules.
  • Maintain highest levels of product quality and effectively report and document quality issues as required by GMP regulations and documented procedures.
  • Maintains accurate and complete production records.
  • Responsible for accurately documenting the system, module, or assembly Device History Record for any task performed per GMP regulations.
  • Responsible to properly and effectively perform, complete, and document all assigned and required training in a timely manner.
  • Learn and perform additional and various tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Responsible for the effective implementation and completion of 5S activities in assigned areas throughout each workday/end of shift.
  • Encouraged to lead and/or participate in additional 5S and Lean Manufacturing initiatives for all workstations.
  • Responsible for personal safety and safety of co-workers through annual safety trainings, incident prevention/risk mitigation activities, participation in stretch break activities, and reporting any safety issues that may arise.
  • Establish and maintain Trainer qualification status.
  • Complete cross-training to successfully perform essential tasks within the production/manufacturing operations that includes system, module, and sub-assembly builds.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate or equivalent Technical degree OR High School Diploma/GED with equivalent military training, skills, and technical experience OR High School Diploma/GED with equivalent technical experience and skills may be considered.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience with a college associate or equivalent technical degree. 
  • If no degree, must attain the minimum level of Technician I or equivalent with a minimum of 15 months of experience at the Technician I level or similar related experience that is related to the testing and assembling and/or repair of modules, sub-assemblies, and systems or similar items
  • Minimum of two years of experience of non-medical device manufacturing technician / repair technician experience or equivalent.
  • Military training/occupational specialty in maintenance/repair or similar specialty with a minimum overall service time of 3 years with an honorable discharge or currently serving in the Guard/Reserves.
  • Highly dependable and reliable attendance record.
  • Excellent teamwork and collaborative skills.
  •  Excellent leadership skills are preferred.
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity for small parts assembly.
  • Ability to read and effectively communicate/document through written and/or electronic documentation; ability to complete accurate mathematical calculations and problem solving; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to use fixed gauges, direct reading inspection, measuring and test equipment/instruments and similar devices where accurate interpretation is required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use simple equipment and measurement devices.
  • Able to complete all quality documentation requirements properly and effectively per GMP regulations and Quality
  • Compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and achieve intended results; use of testing and analysis equipment for troubleshooting problems, performing root cause analysis, and performing associated duties of testing, assembly, and analysis with little to no supervision.

 

 

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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