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The Walman Optical Company Optical Coating Tech - 3rd Shift in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

The Walman Optical Company is a successful, diversified, employee-owned business serving the ophthalmic community since 1915. We are a family of optical companies with a 100-year history of excellent relationships built on enduring trust and added value. Each of our businesses is guided by the same core principles and single vision: to be the most trusted business partner in the industry. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth.

We are currently seeking a Full-Time A/R Coating Tech I for our fast-paced Optical Lab located in Brooklyn Park, MN. This is an excellent opportunity to join our TEAM…We are the #1 independent optical wholesaler in America!

This is a 3rd Shift Job Position. The hours Tuesday through Saturday midnight to 8:00 AM

Job Summary

Perform all aspects of the A/R Coating process. This process applies Anti-Reflective coating to ophthalmic lenses. Employee is responsible for the quality of the work performed and is expected to know the quality and safety requirements for every operation that they perform.


  • Inspect, rack and make lenses ready for coating

  • Load racks into dip coating machine

  • Prepare all solutions for the coating process & assure daily supplies are stocked

  • Sandblast A/R Coater parts

  • Perform maintenance on production equipment

  • Sort incoming work by date, material and process

  • Perform other duties as needed


  • High School diploma, GED or Equivalent

  • Prior optical experience a plus, but not required

  • Must be highly detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude helpful

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • LTD

  • PTO

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

If you are interested in becoming part of the Walman Team please apply online today.

The Walman Optical Company is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants. EEO/Affirmative Action Employer/Protected Veteran Status. The company grants reasonable accommodations to qualified disabled individuals in accordance with applicable law.