Optical Lab Technician - Gloucester

Zest Optical
England, Gloucestershire, Gloucester
£18000 - £20500 per annum
17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading lens manufacturer based in Gloucester are looking to recruit a full time Optical Glazing Technician. The company has an excellent reputation for supplying high quality lenses into Opticians all across the UK.

The Role

  • To 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
  • Glazing to all levels including rimless
  • 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 actively participate in department lead improvement projects and communications
  • To receive training as required and be willing to undertake on the job monitoring and consultation
  • 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


  • Previous experience working within an optical glazing laboratory environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a proactive and supporting manner
  • Ability to use manual focimeter to include marking up of lenses
  • Extensive optical lens knowledge
  • Excellent practical knowledge of tracing
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines and targets
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to read and interpret alpha/numerical writing to an exceptional level of accuracy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

You will work 37.5 hours a week mainly Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, with 1-2 Saturdays a month on a rota basis.

The salary on offer is between £18,000 to £20,500 depending on experience.

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

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