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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.

Job Responsibilities:
• Conceptualize, design, and develop innovations in Vision Care in alignment with the strategic business goals of Bausch & Lomb.
• Execution of R&D activities leading to new product introduction.
• Coordinate with professionals for the development of new product processes including internally or externally manufactured products.
• Utilize extensive knowledge of polymer chemistry principles for materials selection/management, formulation processes to enhance the scalability and quality of the lens material.
• Analysis of silicone raw materials, intermediate formulation mixes and final formulations using various state-of-the-art analytical techniques including but not limited to GPC, HPLC, GC, rheometer, UV-vis and others.
• Use quality-by-design approach for improved yields, reproducibility and process improvement.
• Be hands-on and responsible for providing technical leadership and direction for scaling up and tech-transfer including interaction with external vendors .Serve as the technical lead and core team member on projects and interact with global clinical, manufacturing, production, quality, regulatory, project management, legal, claims and strategy and marketing personnel.
• Possess continuous improvement experience with emphasis in the laboratory information management and deployment of LEAN/Six Sigma, analytical methods and manufacturing process development for polymeric materials.
• Project, resource, strategy and budget planning and interaction/negotiation with business partners, due diligence, licensing.
• Leverage Contract Research Organizations (CRO's) in multiple disciplines to deliver quality return on investment.
• Develop and manage world-wide supplier relationship, sourcing and supply chain for Research & Development projects and commercialization of the finished products.
• Work with the Bausch & Lomb extended leadership team and cross functional business units and play an active role in improving innovation and execution within R&D.
• Participate in scientific meetings and workshops in academic and industry settings, seek external collaborations and innovations and acquire new technologies.
• Recruitment, coaching, professional development and managing staff.
• Accurate record keeping both electronically and in a laboratory notebook.

Credentials / Required Skills:
• Hands-on Ph.D. chemist with 10+ years proven industry experience in identification, development and commercialization of innovative market driven technologies including pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
• Background in organic-polymer synthesis and characterization, biocompatible polymers, peptides and lipid-protein-conjugates, oligonucleotides, structure-property relationships, formulation and process development, small & large molecules, analytical separations, isolation and identification of impurities.
• Expertise in the conception, formulation, optimization, automation, processing, characterization and manufacture of a unique silicone polymer composition of a specialty medical device including analytical chemical testing including gas and liquid chromatography, gel permeation chromatography (SEC), UV/Vis, FTIR, viscosity testing.
• Experienced in leading process improvement projects with the goal of enhancing robustness for commercial manufacturing.
• Extensive experience working in a GLP laboratory / facility environment. Knowledge of general GLPs, as well as good documentation practices.
• A "hands-on" leadership style that inspires 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.

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 starting salary for this role is $105,000 to $160,000.

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.

Job Applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms.

To learn more please read Bausch+Lomb's Job Offer Fraud Statement (https://hcm2preview.sapsf.eu/bauschhealT4/Bausch_job_posting_statement.docx) .

Our Benefit Programs: https://www.bausch.com/careers/benefits/

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