Bausch & Lomb Ireland

Bausch & Lomb Ireland

Bausch & Lomb is the eye health company, dedicated to perfecting vision and enhancing life for consumers around the world. Its core businesses include soft and rigid gas permeable contact lenses and lens care products, and ophthalmic surgical and pharmaceutical products. The Bausch & Lomb name is one of the best known and most respected healthcare brands in the world. Founded in 1853, the Company is headquartered in Rochester, New York. Bausch & Lomb's 2004 revenues were $2.2 billion; it employs approximately 12,400 people worldwide and its products are available in more than 100 countries.

Bausch & Lomb has three product lines: Vision Care, Surgical, and Pharmaceuticals.

The Waterford manufacturing plant opened in 1980 and has since grown to a 264,000 sq ft facility with over 1700 employees, it is a multi-function complex which includes contact lens manufacturing, pharmaceutical, RD&E and surgical.

The company prides itself as being the premier employer in the South East and also the principal contact lens plant for Bausch & Lomb world wide, the operation has extensive high technology manufacturing and administration buildings based in the historic and beautiful Waterford city on Ireland’s south coast.

More information about the Company can be found on the Bausch & Lomb Web site above.


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Bausch & Lomb Ireland Jobs

Project Engineer-Pharma (12 month fixed term contract)

The Project Engineer will have overall responsibility for planning, implementing and validating engineering projects and tasks, ensuring they comply with Pharmaceutical GMP quality standards

Senior Standards Compliance Lead

Bausch + Lomb are currently recruiting for a Senior Standards Compliance Lead

Quality Manager (Pharma & Contact Lens)

Bausch + Lomb are currently recruiting for a Quality Manager for the Pharma and Contact Lens divisions of our Waterford plant

Bausch & Lomb Ireland reviews

Local company with good pay but limited promotion opportunities

Employee in Manufacturing in Waterford, Ireland
former employee in 2015

The Best Bits

Pay is good. Depending on situation, shift work may suit work / life balance

Things to improve

Give development opportunities and promote from within the company to junior, middle and senior management

About The Job

Most operator's work on automated production lines. Quick response times and technical knowledge are key


Please describe the problem with this review.

Great place with great people.

Employee in Skilled Trades in Waterford, Ireland
former employee in 2015

The Best Bits

Great working conditions, people were great to work with, had many great year's working there, great opportunities to learn and grow.

Things to improve

Nothing really, could be a bit more compassionate to it's employees on shift work, be more understanding to how hard shift work is.

About The Job

Running machines, setting up machines and training people to develop.


Please describe the problem with this review.

Bausch and Lomb is a very good company to work for

Anonymous in Waterford, Ireland
current employee in Sep 2018

The Best Bits

The work is interesting and the management are fair and friendly.

Things to improve

On the job training could be improved a little. Also, the office is a little dated.


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