About Rayner

Rayner is a leading developer and manufacturer of ophthalmic implants and pharmaceuticals.

We specialise in intraocular lenses (IOLs) and related products used in cataract and refractive surgery. Since the manufacture of the world’s first IOL by Rayner in 1949, we have continuously pioneered IOL design with a goal of improving vision and restoring sight worldwide. Today, over 26 million IOLs are implanted around the world every year, and it is globally the most performed elective surgical procedure.

Our mission is to deliver innovative and clinically superior ophthalmic solutions that respond to the expectations of our global customers to improve sight and quality of life for their patients.

In June 2021 we were extremely pleased to announce that CVC Capital Partners will support the continuing internationalisation of Rayner by acquiring a majority interest in our Company.

With CVC’s backing and working in partnership with our ambitious management team, we will pursue a strategy focused on driving both organic and inorganic growth, while further enhancing Rayner’s established reputation for innovation and product excellence. Benefitting from CVC’s international reach and experience of the healthcare sector, Rayner is poised to continue its growth as a leading global operator as demand for its broad suite of products and services in ophthalmology continues to grow.

Tim Clover, CEO of Rayner, remarked on the announcement: “Having recently tripled our manufacturing capacity and strengthened our R&D capability, we are primed to embark on our next phase of growth and improve outcomes for even more patients with our world-class implants and treatments for a broad range of ophthalmic conditions.

With its extensive healthcare experience, CVC understands our business and supports our ambition to become an international ophthalmology leader.”

We are headquartered in Worthing, UK and have a state-of-the-art facility which makes nearly one million IOLs a year, which are sold in over 80 countries worldwide. Rayner now employs 400 people worldwide in roles that are varied and diverse – such as skilled technicians, materials scientists, regulatory specialists, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, with multilingual customer service teams. Everyone at Rayner is driven to make the very best ophthalmic products, with significant investment in engineering and research & development.

We were thrilled to have this recognised in 2020 when we were awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation for our innovative RayOne fully preloaded injector system.

Our vision and values

Rayner is focused on providing the best visual outcomes for clinicians and patients.
We are driven by science to improve performance and safety.
We commit ourselves to be a great partner and be easy to do business with.

Our Locations

Rayner is a fast-growing company with several regional offices, which will multiply over the coming years – our current offices are located in:

      Why choose a career at Rayner?

      Rayner is a unique place to work with its own special culture and people, who are all driven to provide the best visual outcomes for clinicians and patients. We are driven by science to improve performance and safety, and we commit ourselves to be a great partner and to be easy to do business with. Whilst our vision drives and guides what we do, it is our culture and the way we work as well as treat ourselves plus others that form the foundation of what we do. That’s why at Rayner we strive to create a workplace where we live our values every day.

      We invite you to join us on our exciting journey!

      Our Careers

      Rayner is more than an IOL manufacturer. We have an entrepreneurial spirit that drives us to pursue our vision, supported by a dedicated team who share our beliefs – from research and development engineers to production, sales and support.

      Being ambitious, focussed, open, respectful and keeping our promises enable us to take on challenges that other businesses simply won’t entertain, and it’s those qualities we value and nurture in the people we work with.

      Rayner is also proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

      What’s on Offer?

      A day in the life…

      Colleagues give us an insight into what it’s like to work at Rayner.

      Open Devan Sinclair
      Devan Sinclair

      Stores Technician Team Leader

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      Open Elaheh Sirjani
      Elaheh Sirjani

      Research and Materials Science Engineer

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      Open Bernie Mallinder
      Bernie Mallinder

      Bernie Mallinder

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      Open Rachel Yin
      Rachel Yin

      International Business Manager (APAC)

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      Our people promise

      What defines us at Rayner is that we always put patients first. We are focused, entrepreneurial and enterprising – our people follow through on commitments and ensure that others do the same. We are solution orientated.

      We drive growth not only for our business but also for our employees with personal and professional development as well as a role that ensures you are busy, challenged and never bored!

      At Rayner, we differentiate ourselves by creating a culture where our people can thrive. Bringing a passion for new ideas to life – expanding horizons. We provide opportunities to make a real impact and be noticed.

      You will be joining a purpose-driven, quality-focused organisation. Our innovative products improve the lives of millions of people. Rayner is a great place to develop existing skills, learn new ones and make a difference.

      Our vacancies

      We always have lots of new and exciting career opportunities at Rayner. Below are our current vacancies, but please apply to our talent community if you do not see a position that fits with your experience.

      Join our talent community

      We’re always on the look out for the best talent! If there isn’t a role which is suitable for you at the moment, you can make a general application.