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Bausch Health Scientist II in Rochester, New York

Scientist II (4150)


Career Opportunities: Scientist II (4150)

Requisition ID 4150 - Posted 04/08/2021 - Contact Lens Development - R&D - US - Rochester, NY (GEHC)

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets a range of pharmaceutical, medical device and over-the-counter products, primarily in the therapeutic areas of eye health, gastroenterology and dermatology. We are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health. Each day, Bausch Health products are used by over 150 million people around the world.

Our approximately 21,000 employees are united around our mission of improving people’s lives with our health care products, and we manufacture and market health care products directly or indirectly in approximately 100 countries.

Position summary:

Design, synthesize, analyze and formulate commercially viable and patentable new materials suitable for contact lens, packaging solution and lens care formulations to meet desired product requirements including claim for unmet medical needs in the vision care area.

Key responsibilities:

*Perform formulation and process research and development to create consistent and repeatable contact lens materials and packaging solutions.

*Synthesize new materials to meet product requirements.

*Supporting contributor on product development & process development teams, executing experimental plans, data gathering and analysis of results.

*Collaborate on recommendations based on trends, correlations, response variables, DOE’s etc. to better understand process interdependencies.

*External vendor interaction ensuring material synthesis, manufacturing method and analysis of chemistries used for contact lens and packaging solution materials meet product requirements

*Interact and support raw material supplier synthesis scale up and optimization issues, provide problem solving support when required.

*Skilled in writing technical reports and presentation of data analysis to scientific and non-technical colleagues.

Participate in the design and analysis of chemistries used for contact lens materials and lens care solutions

*Conceives ideas, tests and develop solutions to problem solve chemistry, process and analytical issues

*Present results in both written and oral formats

*Perform literature and patent reviews

*Assist with patent portfolio strategy development

*Conversant with statistical experimental designs


Degree in Scientific Discipline. PhD in Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ Material Science Preferred.

Special Skills: Computer Literacy with skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint. Strong Communication, Organization, Report Writing, and Presentation skills a must. Must be able to develop working relationships with various internal functions and stakeholders, manage outside suppliers, influence others outside of their immediate control and lead team members

Experience - minimum of 3 years in a chemistry laboratory and/or process development setting

*Breadth of Expertise: General assignments, project management within function, individual contributor.

*Problem Solving: Conceives technology solutions and applies to solve problems of medium complexity with independence.

*Customer focus: Customer/vendor contact primarily to problem solve

This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Rochester, NY (GEHC)

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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Bausch Health is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.