VSP Global Optical Technician Level II, VSP Optics Group in Saint Cloud, Minnesota

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Under direct supervision, perform a variety of tasks related to daily Lab operations and production

Essential Functions

Perform department tasks including one or more of the following:

Perform most functions of an Optical Technician (Level 1)

Inventory control functions including assist with stocking lens shelves, sort and distribute trays, pull semi-finished or finished lenses, and perform cosmetic inspection and restock

Lens stocking including print and tray up jobs off the combob, pull lenses & transcribe digital jobs through the lab management system, stage work in designated areas, and assist with lens stocking and inventory

Operates the automatic taper

Tints edged and uncut lenses

Expeditor functions including flagging work to move

Pre-shipping wash-up functions including providing needed masks/cloths as needed

Assist in efficiently moving work through the department

Maintain company safety standards

Maintain a clean workstation

Assist and cooperate with other departments

Ensure understanding and adherence to VSPOne quality management and safety requirements, systems and procedures

Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

High School Diploma or GED required

Experience working in a fast-paced environment

One to two years of manufacturing, production, or optical tech experience

Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the functions of an Optical Technician (Level 1)

Must be able to work any shift, time, and day

Ability to meet department standards for productivity and quality

Ability to communicate at a level necessary to accomplish the above tasks

Good manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination

Ability to perform physical activities requiring bending, kneeling and pulling/pushing

Ability to recognize and distinguish colors

Ability to understand and follow procedures

Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Ability to walk or stand up to 100% of the time

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.