Senior Optical Glazing Technician

Zest Optical
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£23000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus
10 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
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

  • 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.


  • 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
  • Able to commit to the working shift pattern

Salary and Additional Information

  • Up to £24,000 basic salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Private Medical cover
  • Travel card or free parking
  • Working 36 hours, 12-hour rota, working 2 days on and 2 days off across Monday to Saturday) 8am to 8pm.

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