Optical Glazing Technician - Bristol

Zest Optical
England, Bristol
£17000 - £21000 per annum + OTE
05 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading lens manufacturer based in Bristol 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
  • 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 received training as required and be willing to undertake on the job monitoring and consultation
  • To follow all health and safety guidelines and working practices, and highlight any areas of concern to your line manager
  • 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

This is a full time role working Monday to Friday with a bi-weekly shift pattern.

Week 1 - 6am to 2pm

Week 2 - 2pm to 10pm

The salary on offer is up to £17,000 plus £4,242 shift allowance, bonus and benefits

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