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Optical Glazing Technician

Zest Optical
England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
Closing date
22 Jul 2022
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Job Details

A leading Optical lab based in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire are looking for a full time Optical Glazing Technician to work alongside the glazing team. The company supplies lenses to Opticians all across the UK.

Optical Glazing Technician - Role

  • Efficiently handle all frame & lens types in the correct manner to efficiently glaze them to a high standard.
  • Mark-up laser engraving on lenses, neatly and accurately after glazing
  • Work at a productive pace without sacrificing quality
  • Report any defects found to your Supervisor in a timely fashion
  • Accurately trace all types of spectacle frames and use the optical tracer and shape library to obtain and adjust rimless lens shapes.
  • Appraise customer orders to assess feasibility of order and any special requirements.
  • Maintain a sound understanding of specific glazing requirements of all mount types, including but not limited to full-rim, supra, in-line, high-base, precious and exotic materials.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of lens availability and appropriate frame / lens combinations
  • Communicate effectively with customer service and other departments to answer queries
  • Work within the FI team to accurately block all lens types,
  • Accurately apply optical and cosmetic standards to completed orders in an effective quality control process
  • Accurately and efficiently block all lens types and provide a resolution for any issues encountered to the Supervisor and Customer Service department
  • Inspection of all customer order types before dispatch (uncut, remote edge & glazed jobs)
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations whilst operating automatic or semi-automatic equipment

Optical Glazing Technician - Skills

  • Experience of working in an optical lab
  • Rimless/Supra experience
  • Tracing/blocking/glazing experience
  • High Accuracy and attention to detail

Salary and Additional Information

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Competitive salary plus shift allowance
  • Monday to Friday, either 2pm to 10.30pm or 10.30pm to 6am (Choice of lates or nights)
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance - after 12 months service
  • 20 days holiday per annum rising to 30 with service, plus Bank Holidays
  • Free pair of lenses

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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