The RequirementsTo be a good fit for the Lab Technician – Special Edging opportunity, you will have:
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- Some related work experience in a production role would be helpful, such as in manufacturing, lab settings, or optical.
- A strong number sense, and the ability to differentiate numerical codes that look very similar.
- Basic computer skills.
- The ability to meet measurable standards in a dynamic production environment.
- The ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
- Depth perception and manual dexterity.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational abilities and strong time management skills to meet hourly production standards.
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain it in a repetitive environment.
- This position requires that you stand and walk for the duration of any shift.
- You'll work with and around chemicals.
- You'll need to be able to lift and move up to 10 lbs. to waist height on a regular basis.
- We are customer driven, so we'll look to you to be flexible about working overtime as needed, possibly including weekends.
The Role & Keys to SuccessRole Overview
You’ll be on a team of five techs who are responsible for a variety of finishing tasks. From sorting, to blocking, beveling, polishing and more, you will learn the entire spectrum of these tasks during your training period. You’ll rotate through our different areas, working with a dedicated trainer, in the beginning, to ensure you are set up for success. This is a standing job, where you’ll need to be able to stand for the full 8-hour shift.
Keys to Success
Though you’ll rotate to different areas, you’ll still need to be able to stay focused on repetitive tasks, have strong attention to detail, and be great at time management so you can meet your hourly quotas. You will be working side-by-side with the team but will be independently responsible for meeting your hourly goals, so you’ll need to be self-motivated and able to use good judgment to maximize your productivity.
In addition, in order to be an outstanding Lab Technician – Special Edging, you will:
- Bring a proactive approach to learning and getting up to speed quickly.
- Support our commitment to getting Quality Right the First Time.
- Achieve goals independently and also contribute as a team player.
- Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
- Remain flexible and adaptable as processes change.
- Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workspace.
- Bring a commitment to our mission and goals.
More Good ReasonsProfessional development
Our in-house training program will acquaint you with our culture and business, as well as your role. You'll spend time in classroom sessions and also shadow a coach. We're committed to ensuring you thrive at Essilor.
History shows that strong performers can advance their careers at Essilor. Success in this role could set you up to pursue other positions on the finishing team, or eventually to move into a float or group lead role. In addition, in such a large company there are always other avenues to build your career throughout the organization.
You'll be working with a close-knit team that works well together. We believe that we succeed or fail together, so we are always willing to help each other learn and grow as employees and professionals.
You will join a team that includes dedicated, smart and mutually supportive professionals. Our culture is entrepreneurial, and the company has been innovating both technologically and to solve problems for 170 years. You'll also learn the cultural nuances of working for a company based in another country, if that's new to you.
Truly living our values
At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible. That's why, in addition to designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide, we invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives. For example, the Essilor Vision Foundation partners with schools, eye doctors, and communities to provide eye exams and glasses to underserved children at no cost to their families. We also are committed to robust standards for environmental sustainability. These are just a couple of reasons we were one of the 52 companies named to Fortune magazine's 2019 Change the World list.
In addition to competitive compensation and bonus potential, we offer an exceptional mix of first-rate benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans; a 401(k) plan with company match; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive training through Essilor University; lens and frame benefits for you and your family; an employee stock purchase plan with company match; and more.
Video: As part of the #DifferenceMakers campaign, Essilor chose four eyecare professionals and three Essilor employees to participate in a mission trip to Southeast Asia in March 2019.