Toolmaker II

Date: Mar 22, 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. 


Objective: responsible for all aspects of the injection molding process including, but not limited to, set-up and tear down, troubleshooting, equipment maintenance and workflow. Other aspects will include assisting with mold base tear downs, repairs and PMs.




  • Assist with any offline mold base rebuilds or mold base PM’s, repairs or paperwork.
  • The majority of this job is disassembling and reassembling mold bases.
  • Ownership of the molding process from raw material supply to intermediate product hand off on the line.
  • Supporting operations by removing and installing mold bases for the PM process per the PM schedule.
  • Troubleshoot / diagnose mold base issues (leaks, wear, alignment, etc..) this includes mold base or plate swaps.
  • Troubleshoot mold bases in and out of the press and having a good handle on the most efficient way to complete the repair.
  • Basic machining is required this involves running milling machines and lathes.
  • Work closely with plastics engineering to understand process drivers and part dimensional conformance.
  • Review and revise SOPs that apply to specific job duties.
  • Assist with any offline mold base rebuilds or mold base PM’s, repairs or paperwork.



  • Experience with Sumitomo Demag molding machines helpful but not necessary.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical apprenticeship or associate degree in related mechanical field preferred but job experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Working knowledge in GD&T standards.



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 $20.97-$32.16/hour.


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