Optical Lab Technician
This is for a full-time position.
Optical Lab Technician experience is preferred but not required. We are willing to train.
Are you looking for a career that will bring you home? A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!
One of the nations TOP optical companies, Eyemart Express is seeking candidates with strong technical skills for a position at one of our store labs. For nearly 30 years, Eyemart Express has been setting the pace and the standard when it comes to delivering an awesome customer experience along with great prices and the fastest service anywhere! We have full-service labs in every one of our stores! And were growing every year with new stores opening throughout the country. Your career growth potential is endless!
So, if youre looking to join a company that leads the industry in service, quality & speed, and that is rapidly expanding to well over 200 stores, then Eyemart is the place for you! If you have the drive, the talent, along with the leadership experience in bringing teams together and exceeding goals, then we want to talk to you. Take a look at some of the things the role consists of and send us your resume today!
The Lab Technician will be responsible for cutting, edging, and creating prescription lenses to ensure customers can receive their new prescription glasses in a timely manner. Once the glasses are complete, the Lab technician is responsible for taking the glasses to the retail floor so the glasses can be dispensed to the receiving patient. Other duties and responsibilities are listed below.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify and work with basic optical laboratory equipment, tools, supplies, and materials
Consistently adhere to hourly deadlines for finishing jobs
Correctly read and interpret prescription specifications and input into computer properly to ensure lenses are cut properly
Maintain the lab area and equipment in a safe and organized manner
Perform daily, weekly and monthly lab equipment maintenance as scheduled and in accordance with lab/equipment manual specifications
Understanding of and ability to add and/or subtract positive and negative integers
Perform multiple concurrent tasks at several different equipment stations in order to maintain acceptable job flow
Read, comprehend and follow technical manuals and protocols
Fill out all assigned reporting forms in a timely manner
Read and interpret prescription specifications
High School Diploma or GED
Experience working in a lab or technical setting
Experience working in the optical industry is preferred
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time (up to 8 hours per day per scheduled shift)
Ability to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist
Ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to approximately 45 lbs, on rare occasions aid in moving heavy lab equipment
Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills
Ability to operate basic office equipment
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Ability to multi-task
Ability to identify and solve problems, and facilitate problem solving
Attention to detail
Time management skills - ability to prioritize and work quickly and efficiently when there are multiple customers to assist
Ability to deal with stressful situations such as dissatisfied customers
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees
Work is performed primarily in an optical laboratory setting
Environment often fast-paced, deadline oriented
Confined space with one or more employees at any given time
May work alone in lab as necessary or with partner
Exposure to dusts, fumes, glass and/or plastic lens particulates, standard chemicals found in optical lab (some of which may be caustic), metal alloy (solid and melted), moderately high levels of noise, fluorescent lighting, cleaning agents and electrical energy
Will be working primarily with small manual tools (screwdriver, pliers, etc.), lenses and automated laboratory equipment