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Optical Glazing Technician

Zest Optical
Wales, Caerphilly
Closing date
19 Oct 2021

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An ophthalmic lens manufacturer based in South Wales are looking to recruit a full time Optical Glazing Technician. The lab supplies premium lenses into independent opticians all across the UK and is renowned for their quality, efficient service and product ranges.

Optical Glazing Technician - Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Receive orders and accurately interpret customer requirements.
  • Select lenses in accordance with company processes ensuring that the correct material, bevel and sizing standards are achieved.
  • Ensure that the correct lenses are fitted into the correct frames and fitted without gaps.
  • Edge the lenses to the correct specification avoiding any over-edging.
  • Advise the Glazing Team Leader, Production Manager or General Manager of any non-conformities and errors.
  • Finish each lens and frame to ensure the finished product is clean and ready for final inspection.
  • Keeps departmental wastage and customer returns to a minimum aiming to ensure all completed work is produced right first time.
  • Keeps up to date with the latest optical industry developments relevant to role and manages own personal development through focusing on continual training and development.

Optical Glazing Technician - Requirements

  • A comprehensive understanding of lenses, glazing procedures and Opticians expectations, as well as an extensive understanding of the manufacturing processes in an Optical lab.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of working in a fast faced, quality focused environment
  • Ability to work to deadlines

This is a full time role working Monday to Friday from 7am to 4pm

Salary will be depending on experience.

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


We are Zest Optical, a specialist optical recruitment agency working exclusively within the optical marketplace. Having been established since 2006 we have created an excellent reputation in industry for offering a personal and honest recruitment service.

We believe that in order to provide the best service to both clients and candidates, we need to understand and match aspirations, skills and personalities. In this way we can create a mutually profitable relationship, supporting candidates and clients in achieving their goals.

All our consultants have a passion for the industry and a genuine interest in finding the best fit for both candidates and clients alike.

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