Alcon Overview

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1945
  • Company - Public
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

Alcon helps people see brilliantly. As the global leader in eye care with a heritage spanning more than seven decades, we offer the broadest portfolio of products to enhance sight and improve people’s lives. Our Surgical and Vision Care products touch the lives of more than 260 ...
Mission: We aspire to lead the world in innovating life-changing vision and eye care products because when people see brilliantly, they live brilliantly.

Company Updates

March 15, 2021
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Congratulations to Alcon Brazil, France, Poland, Russia, Spain and Switzerland for achieving Top Employer 2021 certification!
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Alcon Recognised as Top Employer 2021 in Europe & Brazil
September 15, 2020
Alcon published our first Corporate Responsibility Report as an independent company. We are proud to have been actively engaged in environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives during our 70+ years in ophthalmology and optometry. As part of our commitment to helping people see brilliantly, we drive innovation to create value for society, balance growth with our environmental footprint and make a positive impact on our associates and on the communities we serve. #SeeBrilliantly
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"Great company"

Oct 23, 2020 - Maintenance Manager in Houston, TX


Great company to work for with good benefits


Large company and can take time to make changes
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Alcon Interviews

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Applied online44%
Employee Referral13%

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    I was called and interviewed by all of the managers at the plant. They asked very basic questions - it was a very easy interview, and they were all very kind.

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Alcon Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2009
  • 100 Best Companies for MinoritiesFortune2009
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2008
  • 100 Best Companies for MinoritiesFortune2008

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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What is paid time off like at Alcon?

...Great benefits, great PTO, flexible schedule....

August 20, 2019

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