Bausch Health

  • Engineer I , Lens Design

    Job Location US-NY-Rochester
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  • Overview

    Support the development and implementation of innovative designs of optical ophthalmic devices (e.g. contact lenses) utilizing optical and mechanical modeling / design systems and statistical data analysis.  Act as product design representative on contact lens development projects and product advocate through product development and commercialization process.  Provide technical expertise in product design, material properties and data analysis in advancing design methodologies and capabilities. 


    • Interface w/ customers and internal functions to define and develop product specifications and designs
    • Develop contact lens designs using mechanical / optical modeling and data analysis
    • Prepare design documentation including drawings, models, specifications and release documents.
    • Define and coordinate product testing (clinical and bench) requests
    • Participate on product development teams acting as design representative and/or product advocate throughout the development process
    • Perform data analysis of processing data during product/process development
    • Prepare reports summarizing product design, testing and/or development data
    • Develop and implement design methods for conceptualizing and optimizing contact lens designs
    • Develop and implement procedures of design methods. 

    Responsible for development of product specifications and designs for ophthalmic medical devices (e.g contact lenses).  Participate on product development project teams, analyze product/process data and provide feedback to project team regarding product requirements.   

    May involve occasional domestic or international travel vendors or other B+L sites.


    BS or MS Mechanical or BioMedical Engineering or related curriculum (MS preferred).

    Experience in developing mechanical models & designs w/ proficiency in CAD or other 3D modelling software

    Demonstrated expertise w/ MS Office product (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and MS Project
    Experienced w/ statistical analysis applications (Minitab preferred)

    Familiarity w/ programming using Matlab or similar Engineering software

    1-3  years relevant industrial experience in medical device product development.

    • Familiar w/ regulated medical device development environment (ISO/FDA)
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to interact and influence all levels of the organization
    • Mechanical and optical design experience desired (Solidworks/Zemax)


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