Senior Scientist

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: US-NY-Rochester, New York, US

Company: Bausch & Lomb

Bausch+Lomb Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets a range of pharmaceutical, medical device and over-the-counter products, primarily in the therapeutic areas of eye health, gastroenterology and dermatology. We are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health.  Each day, Bausch+Lomb products are used by over 150 million people around the world.


Our approximately 21,000 employees are united around our mission of improving people’s lives with our health care products, and we manufacture and market health care products directly or indirectly in approximately 100 countries. 


Position summary:

New product development position for a hands on chemist working in state of the art laboratories with innovative teams to drive the future pipeline for Vision Care products at Bausch + Lomb.


Key responsibilities:

•    Design and synthesis of new molecules, polymers, and formulations in alignment with the strategic business goals of Bausch health
•    Function as a technical lead for research and development activities within a larger project team
•    Accurate record keeping both electronically and in a laboratory notebook. The employee will also assist colleagues with routine departmental responsibilities.
•    Execution of R&D activities leading to new product introduction within a project team for the development of new product processes including internally or externally manufactured products 
•    Analysis of raw materials, intermediate formulation mixes and final formulations using various state-of-the-art analytical techniques including but not limited to UV-vis, NMR, FTIR, viscosity, rheometer and others


Qualifications and experience:

•    PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry/ Polymer Chemistry with 0-3 yrs experience or BS/MS- Synthetic Organic Chemistry/ Polymer chemistry with 5+ yrs experience preferred in medical device or FDA regulated industry
•    Experience in bioorganic or biopolymer chemistry is preferred
•    Experience working in a GLP environment. Knowledge of general GLPs, as well as good documentation practices.
•    Working knowledge in analytical chemical testing including UV/Vis, NMR, FTIR, viscosity, rheometer and others.
•    A "hands-on" style that integrates with a strong, cohesive, team-focused work environment.
•    Creative technical skills that lead to innovative approaches to the development process.
•    Effective analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply creative solutions to challenges.



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

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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