Lab Technician III

Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: US-NY-Rochester, New York, 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:  Monday - Friday; 4:00 am - 12:30 pm. 



Responsible for the creation of monomer mixes for product lines (balafilcon A,  Polymacon and/or Zeus) ensuring precision and accuracy in measurements and limiting errors that would cause significant financial loss to the company.  This work is integral to manufacturing continuity and for the maintenance of existing product lines.



  • Performs Distillations of key components used in monomer mix.
  • Mixes numerous raw material components together in a defined process to manufacture the final monomer mix used to make contact lenses.
  • Independently, evaluate and maintain the Kanban inventory system for monomer. needed in manufacturing with the fluctuations in production.  Make decisions to adjust the volume of monomer production and intermediate preparation based upon Plant needs.
  • Perform analytical analyses on both incoming raw materials and monomer mixes to ensure a high level of quality.  
  • Successfully complete, maintain and increase training such that cross training/extended knowledge base occurs.
  • Maintain a clean work area and properly dispose of waste in the area to maintain a safe and sterile environment.
  • Provide timely completion of duties to meet departmental and company goals.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge/previous experience with Chemical Distillation processes.
  • Experience with chemical mixing/compounding preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift 50 to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to come in on “off” shift hours or work overtime to support Plant chemistry testing needs.




This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Rochester, NY (Plant)

As required by New York State's pay transparency bill, Bausch + Lomb provides a good faith minimum and maximum salary range of compensation for roles that can or will be performed, in New York State.  Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location.  For New York State, the range of starting hourly pay for this role is $19.00 - $22.00 per hour.

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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