Senior Scientist

at Bausch + Lomb in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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 Objectives

The purpose of this position is to work as a laboratory analyst providing material science characterization of hydrogel materials.

The senior analytical chemist will utilize strong analytical skills that provide data driven conclusions to assist in research and development project objectives from idea conception through product commercialization.

Job Responsibilities

+ Operation and routine maintenance of dynamic mechanical analyzers, shear rheometers, differential scanning calorimeters, thermal gravimetric analyzers, and tensile test frames.

+ Assist in development of technical capabilities to further the understanding of material formulation/process/property related dependencies.

+ Solve analytical challenges through internal method development activities and utilizing external technologies.

+ Generate, organize, interpret, and report data generated both in-house and externally to support technical projects and analytical service requests.

+ Mentor and develop less experienced technical personnel.

+ Communicate, interact and support a broad range of stakeholders from R&D, business teams, and process chemistry through technical reports, in-person meetings, and presentations.

Job Qualifications

+ Education: M.S. in material science, polymer physics, polymer engineering or related discipline is required, Ph.D. is preferred.

+ Experience: 0 years with Ph.D. or minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in industry required with M.S. degree.

+ Ability to work effectively on a team.

+ Experience with shear rheometers, dynamic mechanical analyzers(DMA), tensile test frames, and thermal analysis instrumentation (DSC, TGA).

+ Material characterization related technical publications and/or presentations.

+ Knowledge of hydrogel chemistry (conventional and silicone), tribology, and poro-elasticity is a plus.

+ Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively on a multi-disciplinary team.

+ Strong oral and written communication skills.

+ Ability to creatively problem-solve and independently lead technical projects.

+ Experience in IT and computer networking is a plus but not required.

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 annual pay for this role is $85,000 to $120,000.

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.

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Job Posting: JC258626503

Posted On: Apr 20, 2024

Updated On: May 01, 2024

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