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Apprentice Surgical Instrument Maker 1st shift

Posted: 04/03/2024

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. 

Do you possess a flair for creativity? 
Come to an industry leader where you can develop into a world class instrument craftsman.  Learn from the best and brightest.  Hone your skills as an Apprentice Instrument Technician I, with opportunity to craft instruments of the highest quality by following verbal and written procedures, and blueprints.
Earn while you learn.  We invest in you and your career!

  • File, bend, braze, stamp, grind, and polish to create handheld surgical instruments. 
  • Some work requires the use of a microscope.
  • Learn and apply new techniques and skills to the manufacturing of the surgical instruments within standard times.
  • Complete each level in the 5-year apprenticeship program.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Hand metal working experience. 
  • Ability to visualize shapes. 
  • Assessment will be required.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written manufacturing procedures.
  • Previous experience preferred from other shops that provide surgical instruments. 
  • Previous experience as a watch maker, gunsmith, or jeweler preferable, but not required.
  • Any previous experience using hand tools such as pliers, hammers, or files.
  • Excellent manual dexterity.
Earn While You Learn. We invest in you and your career!

Pay Rates (based on eligibility):
  • First 6 months: $18.00/hour
  • Second 6 months: $18.60/hour
  • Third 6 months: $19.02/hour
  • Career progression continues up to top Journeyman pay at $34.88/hour
Our Offerings Also Include:
  • Robust medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Retirement programs and company stock
  • Generous three weeks’ vacation per year, along with additional sick time and floating holidays
  • Tuition support through our Educational Assistance Program
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.

Click here to apply!

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