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Bausch + Lomb Reviews

Updated 23 Jan 2020

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3.5
63%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Bausch + Lomb CEO Joseph C. Papa  (no image)
Joseph C. Papa
35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, interesting projects, good environment(in 19 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, vacation was 120 hours and sick time was 48 hrs(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "The employee culture at B&L seems to be caustic, and it appears to be tolerated(in 13 reviews)

  • "Not the best physical location for the R&D department in Rochester(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

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    Machine Operator in Waterford
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, Great pay, good people

    Cons

    weekend work, Long shifts,

    Bausch + Lomb2018-10-27
  2. "Manufacturing"

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Waterford

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good facility, recent expansion and older parts of the plant revamped.

    Cons

    Career progression, but overall a good place to work.

    Bausch + Lomb2019-08-19
  3. "Positive"

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Waterford
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere . Two canteens. Bonus. Pension. Vhi

    Cons

    No flexi time. Canteen only open certain hours.

    Advice to Management

    Seems like they are doing a good job considering turbulent times in the past

    Bausch + Lomb2019-07-23
  4. "Time at B&l"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Poor senior management making decisions

    Advice to Management

    Try to retain staff

    Bausch + Lomb2019-07-04
  5. "General Operative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterford
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time

    Pros

    It was a pleasant physical working environment with good pay and nice working conditions.

    Cons

    Over time I felt less valued as an employee and more of a cog in the wheel.

    Advice to Management

    Be kind and remember that employees are people with lives outside of the factory walls.

    Bausch + Lomb2019-05-06
  6. "Production Operative"

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    Former Employee - Production Operator in Waterford
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    They’re understanding if you need time off for personal reasons.

    Cons

    Staff in higher positions won’t talk to staff in “lower” positions.

    Bausch + Lomb2019-01-21
  7. "Operator"

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    Current Employee - Operator in Waterford
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch + Lomb part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay and relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    Too many 'well-boys' in there

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work doing nothing

    Bausch + Lomb2017-07-02
  8. "Not for career progression"

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    SQA in Tramore, Waterford
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch + Lomb

    Pros

    Salary was negotiable No options as only company close to home

    Cons

    Management have no Clue Get assigned projects which have nothing to do with your department , some managers take on projects just for prase

    Advice to Management

    Get a grip and Learn how to manage and not just product out the door and shareholders

    Bausch + Lomb2015-12-23
  9. "Nice employees, cut-throat top-level management"

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    Former Employee - Engineer II in Tramore, Waterford
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good training was provided. Any ground staff I encountered were very nice.

    Cons

    Top-level management seemed very disconnected from their hard-working staff. A lot of politics being played while I was working there.

    Bausch + Lomb2015-03-10
  10. "Good work and life balance"

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    Former Employee - Ocular Specialty Representative 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bausch + Lomb full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and bonus structure

    Cons

    Lack of communication from upper management.

    Bausch + Lomb2020-01-23
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