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VSP Optics Group - Optical Technician Level II
VSP | Tamarac, Florida
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Job Description

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:

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 working environment is well lighted and ventilated.  Individuals are typically required to stand for long periods of time.  Noise and dust from power-grinding machinery and other equipment is to be expected.  Individuals may wear safety attire such as goggles and gloves and may work physically close to others, such as when sharing work areas.  There are no major hazards.


About VSP

VSP provides a variety of flexible eyecare benefit plans. With nearly 38 million members, one in eight people in the United States relies on VSP for eyecare health coverage. VSP's Sight for Students program has helped more than 200,000 low-income/uninsured children receive free eyecare services since its inception in 1997.

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