Manufacturing supervisor – Speciality Lenses

Job Locations UK-Hastings
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Permanent Full-Time


An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join a global market leader in eyecare.  Our Hastings manufacturing site is seeking to hire a new manufacturing supervisor for speciality lenses.  In this role you will be integral part of our Hastings and manufacturing team.  Join this results driven team if you are ambitious and looking to take on a progressing career in our organisation.  This role will report to the Operations Manager.  


  • You will ensure all lenses are manufactured in line with product specifications and lead times
  • required.
  • You will identify and implement opportunities for process improvement
  • You will coach and train the Speciality lens team as required
  • You will assist with planned maintenance activities as required
  • You will collaborate with the Tech Support team with regard to complex lens designs
  • You will use Focal Points software to produce complex lens designs
  • You are responsible for day to day management of the team, including managing performance, leave etc..
  • You are responsible for your own personal training and development
  • You are responsible for training and development of team members
  • You will provide cover for the Production Manager
  • You will work closely with and support the Quality assurance group
  • Your team will consist of 2-3 individuals


  • You will have a previous experience of managing a team
  • You will have previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment
  • It would be advantageous if you have worked in a regulated industry
  • You thrive on achieving targets
  • You are able to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • You enjoy delivering to tight deadlines in a results orientated organisation
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication
  • You are highly computer literate

Company Overview

In this role for Bausch + Lomb you will benefit from a good package that will include:


  • Medical insurance
  • Pension Matched by us up to 10% (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday with the ability to buy 5 more
  • Free product scheme for you and a family member (includes contact lenses and eye supplements)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Dental and Travel Insurance (voluntary benefit)



Bausch + Lomb, established in 1853, has been at the forefront of many of the visionary innovations in eye health from optical lenses to contact lenses, from eye drugs to surgery. As a successfully performing healthcare company we relentlessly pursue our mission to help patients across the world to see better, in order to live better.

With a performance culture based on “people, attitude and results”, we have passion for winning and entrepreneurial spirit that will suit any individual with a “get up and go” attitude, strong work ethic and appetite to make real, tangible impact in a constantly evolving environment.

The UK organisation employs today around 150 staff, fostering a “small company” mindset with the comfort of a large financial backer from the wider Valeant group.  We take pride in a team that is wholly dedicated to working in strong collaboration with each other and sharing knowledge and skills readily in order to further the unified company success.


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