Senior Quality Engineer

Date: Feb 12, 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. 



The Quality Assurance Lead for Contact Lens manufacturing platform in the Rochester facility is responsible for supporting the quality system structure (DHR, process control plan, PFMEA, participate in design control activities, etc.) of the process and product alignment with B+L directives and procedures. This position will be an integral part in leveraging the process and applicable design transfer activities to bring a new product to market for B+L by creation /review of statistical sampling plans, managing root cause investigation teams, evaluating data using statistical tools, develop corrective action plans. Lead close out of action plans and communicate results to key stakeholders.



  • Will be responsible for managing quality related problem solving and continuous improvements opportunities for Contact Lens manufacturing facility in addition to :
  • Lead / Support Change Control to manage business needs and continuous improvement activities.
  • Provide guidance and approvals of applicable validations and change control documentation.
  • Manage NC/CAPA through identification and development of corrective action plans through closure.
  • Evaluate data using statistical tools.
  • Provide technical support to production in defining and resolving problems.
  • Ensure compliance to B+L global and plant quality system elements.
  • Lead and Participate in Risk Analysis activities.
  • Participation in audits.
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Review and approval of work instructions.
  • Ownership of the process control plan and its implementation.
  • Other projects as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in science or related field required. Master's degree preferred.  Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Quality Engineering or related field within a regulated industry, preferably medical devices.
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485, FDA 21CFR820 requirements in addition to system development and management in medical device industry.
  • Strong statistical analysis, knowledge of sampling plans and root cause investigative skills.
  • Six Sigma Black or Green Belt certification preferred.
  • Computer experience with MS Office Suite and database type software.
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills.
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to manage varied workload and prioritize effectively.
  • Exhibit attention to detail.
  • Capacity for innovation and ability to work on own initiative.


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




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 salary for this role is $82,000 - $125,000.


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