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The Walman Optical Company Optical Lab Product Inspector - Weekend Shift - OSC 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 currently have an immediate opening for an experienced Product Inspector in our fast-paced Brooklyn Park Optical Lab. This is an excellent opportunity to join our TEAM...We are the #1 independent optical wholesaler in the U.S.!

Job Summary

Weekend Shift Work Hours: Thursday and Friday - 2pm to 12am, Saturday - 12pm to 12am, Sunday - 12pm to 8pm

This position is responsible for production/ finished product inspection and quality control for all surfaced and /or cut & edged ophthalmic lenses and finished eyewear product.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use a Lensometer and interpret results and findings.

  • Interpret customers’ prescription requirements and have total understanding of the production work ticket as produced via lab software/operating system.

  • Troubleshoot all facets of production problems to bring about acceptable production quality and service levels.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent and work experience commensurate with position requirements

  • Three years of optical lab production experience

  • Excellent skills in reading of a Lensometer and interpreting results and findings

  • Knowledge of ANSI standards applicable to eyewear required

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Must be highly detail-oriented

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude helpful

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

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