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Bausch & Lomb Reviews

Updated January 5, 2018
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Pros
  • Perfect Work Life Balance, Professional growth (in 16 reviews)

  • B&L has a clear vision of company direction and is very good at communicating status (in 17 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"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bausch & Lomb (More than a year)

    Pros

    it is a good company

    Cons

    no cons till now in this company

    Advice to Management

    management is good no advice


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Quality Staff"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - QA Analyst in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people oriented comoany wiith good environment and bebefits

    Cons

    Need more quality employees to keep up eith growth

  3. "Decent Company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere, managers don't micro manage

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for growth


  4. Helpful (2)

    "would not recommend"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bausch & Lomb full-time

    Pros

    3 weeks vacation, sick days

    Cons

    Management is inept in dealing with employees
    No room for growth
    Below average pay
    plummeting shares under valeant pharmaceuticals
    very bad culture in the work place
    You get laid off only to be replaced a couple of months later

    Advice to Management

    learn how to deal with employees


  5. Helpful (1)

    "B&L has an intimidating environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    B&L has a clear vision of company direction and is very good at communicating status. It has a fast-paced environment where days go by quickly. The beauty and cleanliness of the facility made going to work very nice. The corporate identity through branding is effectively used.

    Cons

    The employee culture at B&L seems to be caustic, and it appears to be tolerated.

    Advice to Management

    Discipline those that contribute to an environment where ascension is tantamount to muddying the reputation of others.


  6. "Solid company with huge growth potential and solid products"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great products, good people and lots of opportunity for growth. Solid product offerings with many key products launches planned in the coming years

    Cons

    Need to constantly petition for innovation and reinvestment in business. Need to expand resources available to allow for expedited expansion and growth

    Advice to Management

    Continue to stress importance of innovation to upper management.


  7. "Setup Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, and benefits. Plenty of overtime if you want it.

    Cons

    Expected to work too many hours. Little recognition for hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good start in the Med Device industry"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great intro Med sales position. Company continues to move forward with sales training, product innovation and customer strategies.

    Cons

    Goal forecasting for sales force has been inadequate, thus the low retention rate in the company.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed bag"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Former Employee - Accountant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay was decent. Benefits were okay.

    Cons

    no growth, poor communication, huge turnover


  10. "Mechanical Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time

    Pros

    -Broad range of projects to work on
    -Work life balance (for some people)
    -Growth/Different roles to choose from

    Cons

    -Some managers can be too "hands off"
    -Old outdated office/cubicle areas
    -Pay on the lower end of the average


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