Senior Optical Glazing technician - Birmingham

Recruiter
Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£20000 - £24300 per annum
Posted
17 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Ref
ZOP2721
Contact
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An experienced Optical Senior Glazing Technician is required to join a leading optical lens manufacturer based in Birmingham. The lab currently supplies a full glazing service to independent Opticians across the UK, and you will be responsible for preparing customer prescriptions to the highest standards possible.

The Role

  • To work mainly within the glazing area of operations carrying out all listed tasks in accordance to SOP;
  • Frame tracing
  • Manual & automated blocking
  • Lens edging (manual & automated)
  • Rimless drilling & milling
  • Hand finishing and fitting of:
  • Full rim metal/plastic frames
  • Supra/nylon frames
  • Rimless frames
  • Specialist frames such as Horn, Gold, Wooden, Lindberg etc
  • Ability to rectify orders that may fall below the company expected standard
  • Final verification of complete spectacles to ISO standards
  • To ensure work is prioritised appropriately in date order, to meet customer expectations.
  • To ensue that requirements for consumable replenishments are reported to a member of the leadership group when necessary.
  • Too pro-actively deal with process issues and report to line management when necessary.
  • Promote regular, positive communication to the team and other members of the leadership group, encouraging operational morale.
  • Ensure that equipment is cleaned, maintained and in good working order for production.
  • To ensure the working environment is clean and tidy, to reduce contamination and meet Health & Safety objectives, influencing everyone within the workplace.

Requirements

  • Previous glazing experience is essential
  • Understanding of lenses and the overall production process
  • Rimless and supra knowledge
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Understanding and supporting the needs of the team in terms of objectives and goals
  • Good literacy and numeracy

Salary and Additional Information

  • Up to £24,300 basic salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Private Medical cover
  • Monday to Friday rota basis between 07.00am and 18.00pm, alternative Saturdays between 08.30am and 4.00pm.
  • 37.5 hours a week

To apply for this role please your details across to Rebecca Wood on or call 0114 238 1726 for more information