Manufacturing Technician II

Date: Nov 24, 2022

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 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:

Resonsible for all aspects of the injection molding process including, but not limited to, set-up and tear down, troubleshooting, equipment maintenance and work flow. Other aspects may include project work, offline rebuild work, EOAT automation, as well as training other technicians.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the molding process from raw material supply to intermediate product hand off on the line.
  • Able to support trouble shoot potential molding issues contributing to line yield or throughput loss.
  • Work closely with plastics engineering to understand process drivers and part dimensional conformance.
  • Work on a maintinence team along side Operations technicians and Engineers in a cross-functional team setting to minimize machine downtime and improve line output.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and properly document machine issues.  This individual will focus on maintaining and improving the injection molding machines, mold bases, mold handling automation, EAOT, and metrology inspeciton equipment.
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose mold base issues (leaks, wear, alignment, etc..) this includes mold base or plate swaps, collet replacements, etc.
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose mold tooling issues. Individual must be able to investigate mold metrology failures and be able to identify root cause as a metrology or tooling related problem.
  • Perform and document reactive and preventative maintenance as required.
  • Communicate machine issues/downtime to other shifts as well as supervisor/management. Train other technicians and/or operators as needed to ensure problems are not repeated/recurring.
  • Assist with any offline mold base rebuilds, repairs or prepwork. 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Technical apprenticeship or Associates degree in related mechanical field preferred but job experience may be substituted for degree requirement
  • Minimum 5 years in technician role performing equipment or mold base repairs and preventative maintenance. 
  • Injection molding troubleshooting skills required
  • Medical device or other regulated industry documentation experience beneficial.  Understanding cGMP and experience in clean room environment preferred.
  • Experience with Sumitomo Demag molding machines helpful but not necessary
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and electrical prints required
  • Demonstrated problem solving and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Programming/troubleshooting robotic/automated part take out systems or servo motors desirable

  

 

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

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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