Optical Glazing Technician - Birmingham

Zest Optical
£20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus
19 Mar 2019
16 Apr 2019
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Full Time

A full time Optical Glazing Technician is required to join a leading ophthalmic lens manufacturer based in Birmingham. Previous experience of glazing to all levels is essential to be considered for this position.

The Role

  • Produce finished spectacles orders from start to completion, undertaking all or some of the tasks involved in the process, according to your role and skill set
  • Work to the required cell, department and company productivity and quality targets at all times
  • Comply with all standard operating procedures (SOPS), work instructions or procedures applicable to your role, and highlight to your line manager any areas for review
  • To apply good housekeeping practices and place waste materials in the correct locations.
  • Ensuring that all tools, machinery, company property and facilities are used and maintained to the required levels.
  • To communicate and interact with your colleagues and those from other departments, and external providers in a courteous and helpful manner.


  • Extensive optical lens knowledge
  • Excellent practical knowledge of all types of optical glazing
  • An understanding of health and safety
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail

Salary and Further Details

  • Average 41 hours a week
  • Starting salary from £20,000
  • Bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension Contribution
  • Sharesave Scheme
  • Engagement and wellbeing activities

You can choose between three different shift patterns.

Shift 1 = Sun 9.00am - 8.00pm, Mon, Tues 10.00am - 10.00pm (alt Weds 10.00 - 10.00pm)

Shift 2 = Thurs, Fri, 10.00 - 10.00pm, Sat 9.00am - 8.00pm (alt Weds 10.00 - 10.00pm)

Shift 3 = Night shift, Mon - Fri 10.00pm - 6am 40hrs per week

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV or call 0114 238 1726 for more information.

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