Senior Manager, Engineering

Date: Jan 21, 2023

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. 



Effectively lead an engineering and technical support team to ensure consistent achievement of business objectives and operational performance targets, while supporting a culture of continuous improvement. 


Position is responsible for leading a Rochester, NY based manufacturing engineering team that supports 7x24 medical device manufacture, as well as identifying and leading projects that ensure achievement of KPIs,  improve operational performance, and develop team members.  This includes applying B+L’s core values to prioritize resources, funding, and resulting activities to deliver high quality contact lens products at the lowest cost that help people see better, live better. 


This position considers operating and capital budgeting, internal/external compliance requirements, staffing & personnel development, resource allocation, and reporting requirements for current operating plans & strategic projects, as well support of business unit strategic planning.



  • Contribute, as part of the Site Extended Leadership team to establish strategic site goals & priorities, establish project timelines, and leading performance indicators. 
  • Develop direction, strategy, and plans in support of site and business unit objectives.
  • Manage an engineering team to promptly resolve manufacturing equipment/process issues to ensure that key operational goals and quality requirements are consistently achieved.
  • Ensure that all engineering related policies, procedures, and programs are in place and executed to provide a safe, secure, and comfortable workplace. 
  • Ensure that appropriate preventative maintenance programs are defined and in place.
  • Identify, develop, and implement innovative processes/technologies to support the continual improvement of existing products, equipment, and manufacturing operations.
  • Develop strategic plans for equipment/asset utilization. Support effective planning and use of capital expenditures and execute within budget/forecasts
  • Provide technical expertise to the organization to conduct root cause failure analysis, CAPA management, risk assessment, and complaint investigations.
  • Manage team members to ensure compliance to cGMP’s, ISO requirements and internal policies and procedures.
  • Provide an environment that allows for continuous innovation, growth, and development of employees to ensure the long-term vitality of the business. 



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science required. Master's Degree in Engineering or Science and/or Management preferred.
  • 9-11 years experience in a technical management position within a manufacturing organization,  Experience within a medical device company is highly desirable.  Prior positions should include experience with manufacturing, industrial automation, process improvement, project management, product/process development, manufacturing process transfer & scale up.
  • Understanding of cGMP/ISO requirements pertaining to manufacturing operations.  Strong knowledge of and experience using change management and qualification/validation best practices.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, project management, and organization skills required.
  • Competent understanding of statistics and problem solving skills/experience; able to lead an organization built on the tenants of Lean/Six Sigma, and the constant use of data to drive decision making.
  • Project management experience and working knowledge of Gannt charts and other tools.



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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