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Bausch & Lomb Reviews

Updated March 11, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work life balance and flexible schedules are possible (in 13 reviews)

  • B&L had a vision to develop quality product and they adhered to ISO and FDA manufacturing processes (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • De nieuwe reorganisatie zou wel eens niet gunstig kunnen zijn voor de werkomgeving bij B&L (in 12 reviews)

  • R&D process need to be improved (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Family Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family of coworkers, enjoyable company events, work felt significant

    Cons

    Not a very good communication network, uncertainty was prevalent


  2. "Ok for now"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, nice people.

    Cons

    Would not want to work here in the long term.


  3. "Application Developer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great salary, free fitness center, mgmt non-intrusive

    Cons

    Loss of many co-workers when taken over by Valeant Pharmaceuticals

    Advice to Management

    Stay positive


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  5. "B&L"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Eye Care Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Eye Care Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Recognizable name and product line.

    Cons

    Very little career growth opportunities.


  6. "Vision Care Territory Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Perks of the job are great. Insurance. Brand new car. All expenses for car are paid (gas insurance maintenance). Generally have control of your day to day schedule.

    Cons

    Big brother is always watching. Constantly running all types of reports to see if reps are actually doing their jobs. Feels like they are just looking for reasons to fire people.


  7. "Senior Research Scientist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bausch & Lomb full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    B+L used to be a good company to work for until it was bought by Valeant. B+L offered a good salary, excellent 401K and plenty of opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Since Valeant bought B+L it is no longer a good company to work for.


  8. "B&L"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director, Pharmaceutical in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Director, Pharmaceutical in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work place environment. Teamwork. Good talent. Manger was very good. Good compensation package. Flexible schedule for work family balance.

    Cons

    Private company. Acquired by Valeant. Salary was at the lower end of the industry standard. Not much room for growth.

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Head Regulatory Affairs"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Head of Regulatory Affairs in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Head of Regulatory Affairs in Newark, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Operated towards excellence (before being acquired).

    Cons

    Acquired by Valeant, which has a totally different perspective and culture.


  10. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work environment. Management easy to work with. Knowledgeable chemists willing to help. Good training and job for entry level chemist gaining experience.

    Cons

    Only cons are 24 hour manufacturing and 1 shift jobs hard to come by. Most jobs are temporary with the contract.


  11. "Employee Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bausch & Lomb full-time

    Pros

    small company
    good eye care benefits

    Cons

    low salary
    not too much R&D



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