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Sr Reliability Engineer

Company: Bausch + Lomb
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 1, 2024

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.

Purpose of Job:

Engineer capable of leading and supporting automated process and packaging equipment reliability projects in the manufacture of liquid solution Medical Device products.

Key Activities:

The Sr. Reliability Engineer is responsible for ensuring that B+L Greenville's equipment and processes operate at optimal levels and meet the needs of the organization. Their main goal is to increase equipment uptime , reliability, and efficiency.

They achieve this by analyzing data, identifying problems, and developing solutions for potential equipment issues before they occur.

The Sr. Reliability Engineer's focus is primarily on identifying and solving problems related to the reliability of systems and equipment.

  • Monitors equipment MTTR and MTBF performance to identify reliability improvement opportunities.
  • Deploying root cause analysis methods and tools on problems or failures that have resulted in consequential impacts related to machine downtime and / or maintenance expense.
  • Key driver for Continuous and Process Improvement.
  • Developing and implementing reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) programs in conjunction with maintenance team
  • Conduct failure analysis
  • Explore technology and industry best practices and incorporate in reliability program as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that reliability is integrated into all aspects of the organization.
  • Participating in new equipment selection and deployment processes to ensure reliability and maintainability principles are included in the design and implementation activities.
  • Facilitate internal resources and outside vendors in developing technical solutions for equipment reliability. Support associated documentation, training, and validation. Scope of Position:

    The Sr. Reliability Engineer will lead and support automated process and packaging equipment reliability projects in the manufacture of liquid solution Medical Device products. The reliability engineer is responsible for finding potential problems or opportunities for improvement by analyzing data and identifying patterns within that data. Once problems have been identified, the reliability engineer will develop and implement solutions to prevent them, ultimately improving the reliability of systems, equipment, and processes.


    ISO-9000, GMP, medical device manufacturing experience a plus.

    Education: BS/MS in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or similar Engineering discipline required

    Experience: prefer 5+ years' experience in manufacturing process, automation, and equipment with experience in continuous improvement and reliability. Knowledge of medical product manufacturing practices a plus. Project management experience beneficial.

    Required Skills:
    • Analytical thinking: the ability to think critically and logically, as well as the ability to interpret and communicate the results of the analysis.
    • Technical aptitude: a strong understanding of the systems, equipment, and processes at hand.
    • Problem-solving: the ability to think creatively and come up with innovative solutions to complex problems.
    • Communication: the ability to explain technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with others.
    • Project management: the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and effectively including planning, scheduling, and organizing.
    • A continuous improvement mindset: identifying and implementing ways to continuously improve reliability.
    • Safety-conscious: the ability to identify potential hazards and take the necessary steps to mitigate them.
    • Proficient use of Power Bi and Minitab is a plus.

      This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Greenville, SC (Plant)

      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 .

      Our Benefit Programs:

      Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


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